archive for December, 2004


Tales of Tsunami -2

(28 Dec '04)

Ashramites and devotees share their experiences of the tsunami in Amritapuri. Christiane Gude, Germany “I was standing with Amma on the balcony of the temple, taken aback to see how fast the ashram grounds were filling up with water. I work with pictures professionally and had the opportunity to take some. Watching Amma instructing and […]

Category : Tsunami

Tales of Tsunami -1

(28 Dec '04)

Ashramites and devotees share their experiences of the tsunami in Amritapuri. Love, Dharma & Samskara When the flood struck, Damayanti Amma, Amma’s mother, was immediately taken across the jetty to the mainland. But when she reached the other side, she immediately realised the Suganandan Acchan, her husband, was still at the Ashram. “What? Acchan is […]

Category : Tsunami

Frightened villagers see hope in faces of Ashram doctors

(28 Dec '04)

28 December 2004 — Relief Camp at Amrita University, Amritapuri Immediately after the flooding, Amma ordered six ambulances from AIMS Super Specialty Medical Hospital in Cochin to be sent to the Kollam District in order to facilitate the Ashram doctors in treating the distressed and injured. The ambulances were fully equipped with medicines, ventilators, etc., […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

Ashram supplies villagers with free clothing and blankets

(28 Dec '04)

28 December 2004 — Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus Although Amritapuri was also hit by the flood, the ashramites are doing what they can to help the villagers, many of whom have lost all their clothes and food when their huts were swept away by the incoming water. Recently devotees from Dubai had donated a large […]

Category : Tsunami

Amma visits relief camps

(27 Dec '04)

27 December, 8:20 PM The danger is over. But the damage has been done. While no one at the Ashram was injured, the villagers have suffered great losses. Family members are dead and missing. Many of their houses and huts have simply been washed away. Amma visited the relief camps and consoled the evacuees and […]

Category : Around Amma | Tsunami

Amma cries with them

(27 Dec '04)

27 December 2004–Amritapuri The danger is over. But the damage has been done. While no one at the Ashram was injured, the villagers have suffered great losses. Family members are dead and missing. Many of their houses and huts have simply been washed away. The government has evacuated the area, asking everyone stay on the […]

Category : Around Amma | Tsunami

Tsunami index

(26 Dec '04)

The index of tsunami relief activities

Category : Tsunami
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