Mahaveer Award Presented to Sri Mata Amritanandamayi
A Mahaveer award was presented to the
revered Amma at a function held at London's Alexandra Palace on Sunday 26th
October 2008.Tens of thousands of people have attended a three day event at the
Palace. Amma has a huge following in European countries.The award was presented
by, ' The Young Indian Vegetarians' society in recognition of Amma's vegetarian
lifestyle and compassion towards all living beings. The event was attended by
thousands of people from all walks of life. The award was given away by Ramesh
Mehta a Kenyan businessman. Revered Amma said Lord Mahaveer was the supreme
teacher as he preached compassion and non-violence. The followers of Lord
Mahaveer are keeping the Guru- disciple traddition alive as they continue to
practice his teachings of Ahimsa she said. After the award presentaion Amma sang
devotional Bhajans and the audience followed and there was no language barrier!
Amongst those who have received this prestigious award are Swami Ramdev, Sri Sri
Ravi Shankar, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Dada Vaswani and Lord Swaraj Paul.
Vegetarianism is growing very rapidly in European countries.
Mahaveer Award Presented to Mata Amritanandamayi
Amma your love and compassion for all living beings is
as deep as the Ocean. You have bestowed your grace on millions of people around
the world. May your message of Ahimsa as taught in Sanatan Dharma and your
vegetarian lifestyle inspire the whole world. We thank God for your blessings.