archive for February, 2005

Amma blesses Rotarians

(23 Feb '05)

23 February 2005 — Cochin, Kerala “Who are we to offer an award to Amma?” said C.M. Abu Bakker,the Ernakulam Rotary District Governor.”We simply submit it at Her feet and pray that She blesses this organisation.It is this organisation that benefits from Amma accepting this award.” Amma was being honoured with Rotary International’s Centenary Legendary […]

Category : Other | Yatra

Lions & tigers came for Ammas darshan

(19 Feb '05)

19 February 2005 , Sri Lanka When Amma visited the Tamil tsunami-relief camp in the Ampara district of  Sri Lanka on 17th February, 15 Tamil Tigers—soldiers of the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam)—came for Amma’s darshan, as did 20 soldiers from the Sinhalese government’s Special Task Force (STF). The Sinhalese and Tamil armies have […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005 | Tsunami

Amma consoles tsunami affected in Sri Lanka

(16 Feb '05)

16 – 19 February 2005 — Sri Lanka Amma met with President Chandrika Kumaratunge on 18 February at the President’s residence in Colombo. Amma told the president that She would like to build 300 homes for Tamil and Sinhalese tsunami victims in Sri Lanka and expressed her willingness to provide more relief aid, such as […]

Category : Tsunami

Desharaksha puja in Azhikkal

(16 Feb '05)

16 February 2005 — Azhikkal Village, Alappad Panchayat, Kerala After giving darshan in tsunami relief camps in Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu, Amma travelled all night to reach the Ashram at around 8:00 in the morning on February 15. This morning—less than 24 hours later—She left for Sri Lanka, where She is to visit more tsunami-wrecked […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005 | Tsunami

Amma provides 3 crores in Tsunami relief aid to Sri Lanka

(16 Feb '05)

16 February 2005 — Colombo, Sri Lanka At a press conference today in Colombo, Amma announced that the Mata Amritanandamayi Center will be providing three crores Indian rupees in aid to the tsunami-wrecked country of Sri Lanka [69 million Sri Lankan Rs.]. The Ashram will also construct 300 houses in the island country. The relief […]

Category : Tsunami

Amma to console Sri Lankans

(15 Feb '05)

15 February 2005 At the request of the people and government of Sri Lanka, Amma is visiting the island country from 16 to 19 February. Amma will visit and console the tsunami victims in relief camps in the districts of Ampara and Hambantota, as well discuss with the president and prime minister of Sri Lanka […]

Category : Announcements | Tsunami

They had come to give

(14 Feb '05)

14 February 2005 — Karaikkal, Pondicherry Amma was in Karaikkal, giving darshan to the villagers who had been waiting patiently for their turn to come. Rice was also being distributed to everyone. In between programmes, a few brahmacharis went to the beach to just see what it was like—for the Karaikkal was one of the […]

Category : Tsunami