archive for January, 2005


Amma, please come to Nagapattinam

(20 Jan '05)

20 January 2005 — Amritapuri Some 15 villagers from the Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu came to Amritapuri. The fishermen asked Amma to help them overcome their fear of water and begged her to come to Nagapattinam. Amma has donated five boat engines to Nagapattinam villagers who have lost theirs to the tsunami flood. The […]

Category : Tsunami

Tsunami, Population Explosion & Kali Yuga

(20 Jan '05)

20 January 2005 — Amritapuri The good news is, according to some estimations, we’ve already completed 5,107 years of Kali Yuga. The bad news is we have 426,893 more to go. In the 12th chapter of the Srimad Bhagavatam*, Suka Maharishi gives King Parikshit a detailed account of what life will be like in the […]

Category : Around Amma | Satsang | Tsunami

Ashram continues money distribution

(18 Jan '05)

18 January 2005 Ashram continued its distribution of Rs. 1,000 to families of Alappad today, serving the remaining six wards of the panchayat. At the request of tsunami volunters from Sri Lanka, Amma has sent Swami Ramakrishnananda to the island country. Ashram has completed a total of eight temporary-shelter halls in Srayikkad, housing some 200 […]

Category : Tsunami

Helping to celebrate Pongal

(16 Jan '05)

16 January 2005 — Tamil Nadu “When bad times come, it’s very common to hear women crying, but not men. Here, the men are crying like anything. They can’t even speak. I’ve never seen anything like it.” According to one of Amma’s senior brahmacharis helping with the Ashram’s relief work in Tamil Nadu, this is […]

Category : Tsunami

Tsunami relief in Chennai

(16 Jan '05)

16 January 2005 The Ashram has adopted three villages in Chennai. They are Kovalam (2000 families), Pudunemelli (62 families) and Daeveneri (190 families). The Ashram is feeding some 7,500 people around Chennai a day The Ashram has set up a relief camp in Thiruvanniyur, about 60 km from Amma’s ashram in Chennai. The Ashram continues […]

Category : Tsunami

Yes, Amma. I understand

(16 Jan '05)

16 January 2005,Amritapuri The family consisted of a grandfather, grandmother, father, mother and young boy of about three. As the family approached Amma for darshan, the boy told his family, “I want to ask Amma a question, but you cannot laugh.” They all promised. Soon the entire family was in Amma’s arms. As Amma looked […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005

From Bhuj to Amritapuri

(15 Jan '05)

Amma was there for Them…Now They are Here for Amma 15 January 2005 — Amritapuri Gujarat people In 2001 when the earthquake devastated Bhuj, Amma responded much the same way she is now. She immediately sent doctors, ambulances, brahmacharis and devotees to help. A year later, the Ashram had entirely reconstructed three whole villages—a total […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami
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