archive for March, 2001

Overwhelmed by Love, kindness and compassion

(28 Mar '01)

28 March 2001, Delhi Amma’s Delhi visit After laying the foundation stone for the Amrita Vidyalayam (school) in Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, the Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dixit, addressed the huge gathering. She said,”I welcome you, Amma, to Delhi on behalf of all the citizens of the state. We are indeed overwhelmed by your love, […]

Category : Around Amma 2001

Buildings down, spirits up!

(25 Mar '01)

25 March 2001, Ahmedabad to Delhi The program in Ahmedabad was finished; the long trek (two days by bus) from there to Delhi, via Pushkar, had begun. It was dark, chai was being brewed, and the tour members were seated around Amma on the ground, eager for whatever laughter or satsang or singing might occur. […]

Category : Around Amma

Amma – a light that removes sorrow

(22 Mar '01)

The Speaker, Gujarat Legistative Assembly,   inaugurated the rehabilitation project of earthquake affected villages of Kutch district of Gujarat, adopted by the Ashram. Dhirubahi Shah, The Speaker, Gujarat Legistative Assembly, said: “Amma is like light which will remove the sorrow of the people. Gujarat is blessed by Her arrival.” Crowd listening to Amma’s words: “We have […]

Category : Around Amma | Yatra

Amma’s visit to Mumbai – 2001

(17 Mar '01)

17 & 18 March 2001, Mumbai The evening public program on 17th March 2001 took place at the Siddhi Vinayak grounds in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. Chhagan Bhujbal, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharastra welcomed Amma. On the next evening (18th March), the program took place in Goregaon. Traditional music performances welcomed Amma at the venue.

Category : Around Amma 2001 | India 2001

Amma’s visit to Pune – 2001

(14 Mar '01)

14-16 March 2001, Pune AICT Inauguration AICT Pune was inaugurated during Amma’s visit to Pune on 14th March, 2001 at 7:00 PM by Dr. Ashok Kolaskar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Pune in the Divine Presence of Amma. The programme also hosted other dignitaries like Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, Chairman, Dishnet Research Laboratory, Dr. S. K. Gupta, […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | India 2001

Gujarat Earthquake – Rebuilding Communities

(14 Mar '01)

The earthquake that struck Gujarat in 2001 claimed the lives of almost 20,000 people. Amma’s response was immediate. AIMS Hospital dispatched a disaster-relief team of a dozen surgeons and two fully equipped ambulances that facilitated expert trauma care in the devastated areas. The doctors performed lifesaving operations in extremely makeshift conditions. One hundred students from […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Free Housing

Girls Can Do!

(12 Mar '01)

12 March 2001, Davengere to Pune Darshan was fast coming to an end at the first Pune program, when an unexpected voice was heard over the loudspeaker – Mother’s! In the midst of final hugs and murmurings into devotees’ ears, She called for a microphone. What She said was, “Get the lorry driver to move […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2001