archive for January, 2004


A revolution in Rameshwaram

(16 Jan '04)

16 January, 2004 – Rameshwaram It happened totally unexpectedly. Darshan had only ended a few minutes earlier at 9 in the morning and Amma’s caravan had just left the site of Rameshwaram’s Amritakuteeram site, adjacent to the darshan hall, only minutes later. Some of us chose to walk back to our accommodations, and a lucky […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

They threw flowers

(15 Jan '04)

Thursday, 15 January, 2004 Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu The 108 families living in Amrita Kuteeram, Rameshwaram were very excited. Amma was coming to give a programme just in their neighbourhood. Only a year before they had been living in leaky huts thatched with coconut leaves, but–thanks to Amma–they now had simple but strong houses in an […]

Category : Around Amma | Free Housing | Yatra

Pongal’s Sweetest Payasam

(15 Jan '04)

In Pongal festival different aspects of the Nature is worshiped, the Creation is recognized as the miraculous Divine.

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Satsang | Yatra

Rooftop satsang

(14 Jan '04)

14 January, 2004, Madurai “What is the cause of the modern day’s cultural degeneration?” As they gathered on the rooftop of Amma’s Madurai ashram, those traveling on the Dakshina Bharata Yatra were all asked this question by Amma, thus beginning this evening’s unplanned Satsang. As Amma sat, Her easy smile lightened everyone’s spirit as always. […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Amma in Kanya Kumari, giving boons

(11 Jan '04)

11 January, 2004 – Kanya Kumari The stone idol of the Virgin Goddess Kanya Kumari Devi in Her temple at the southernmost tip of the blessed land of Bharata is standing in meditation, facing north and longing for Oneness with Lord Shiva in Mount Kailash. This longing of the Goddess for spiritual Union is expressed […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Proclaim to All

(11 Jan '04)

11 January, 2004 – Kanya Kumari Just a few hours after Amma hugged Her last Thiruvananthapuram child, the first fully loaded bus set out for the next stop on the 2004 Dakshina Bharata Yatra — the holy city of Kanya Kumari. This famous pilgrimage centre is located at the southernmost tip of the Indian sub-continent, […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Selflessness transforms

(11 Jan '04)

10-11 January, 2004 – Thiruvananthapuram The three days of Thiruvananthapuram programs were attended by huge crowds, as always, and enjoyed the standard Brahmasthanam Festival fare — dawn to dusk archanas, planetary pujas each day to Mars, Rahu and Saturn respectively, and of course Amma’s divine satsang, bhajans and darshan. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of […]

Category : Around Amma | Yatra
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