archive for February, 2004

Last Day in Bangalore

(21 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 21 February 2004 — Bangalore, Karnataka In the wake of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s Global CEO Summit, which was held during Amma’s 50th birthday celebrations in Cochin, there has been a lot of activity between the Math and India’s advancers of business, science and information technology. Recent months have seen collaborations between […]

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This is Amma’s age

(19 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 19 February 2004 — Bangalore, Karnataka The first of three days and nights that Amma is giving bhajan, satsang and darshan at Her Bangalore Ashram were brought to a start on Thursday in the presence of the Honourable former Chief Justice of India, Padma Vibhushan Shri. M.N. Venkatachalaiah; the Honourable Standing Justice […]

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Miracle in Mangalore

(18 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Wednesday 18 February — Mangalore, Karnataka Twenty-two hours sitting; 50,000 tokens issued—the numbers speak for themselves. “One more hour. She will finish it up in another hour.” Everywhere you turned, this is what you heard—in the bookstall, in the accommodation, on the stage itself. One first started hearing such speculations around 9 […]

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Amma: the traffic light

(17 Feb '04)

Andhra Pradesh, Bharata Yatra 2004 Amma has been touring India for so long now. And over the years Amma’s children throughout the world have heard so many stories about Amma during the tours, so many fantastic stories like the time Amma went into samadhi in the freezing waters of the Haridwar Ganga; the time Amma […]

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(17 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Tuesday, 17 February 2004 — Mangalore, Karnataka The last programme Amma gave in Mangalore took place in a town hall, with less than 3,000 people in attendance. That was nine years ago. This time it was in a sports stadium, packed to near capacity—some 90,000 people. Indeed, looking out at the sea […]

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A night of laughter

(13 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Friday, 13 February 2004 — Talassery, Kerala Talassery is a small fishing community where you can always see kids playing football and fishermen mending nets on the shore. Amma’s relatively small ashram there is just across the road from the beach. It was built six years ago. Amma installed a Brahmasthanam temple […]

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A mother’s love for her children

(12 Feb '04)

Bharat Yatra 2004 Thursday 12 February 2004 – Kannur Public Programme “What do a priest, a football player, an industrialist and a politician have in common?” It sounds like the setup to a good joke, but there is no punch line—simply another testament to Amma’s ability to bring disparate groups of people together, as this […]

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