Video of New Year's Celebration 2007
Amma sings "Hey Giridhara Gopala" during New Year's Celebration
1st January 2007 —Excerpt from Amma's New Year's Message:
"We are entering the New Year with hearts filled with hope. Let us sincerely pray that this year—unlike in the past—we don't have to witness any more wars, innocent people being killed due to terrorism or natural disasters. Collective prayers can make some difference."
People from all around the world were visiting Amritapuri Ashram for the holidays, and as such Amma's darshan had gone from 10 a.m. until 30 minutes before the New Year. After Amma embraced the last person at 11:30, she began watching cultural performances put on by devotees and ashram residents. At midnight itself, Amma led everyone in the chanting of Om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu.
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