archive for March, 2005

Providing hope to mourning mothers

(30 Mar '05)

30 March 2005, Amritapuri In the midst of such loss and tragedy, it is hard to say who has suffered the most. Out of all those affected by the tsunami, everyone’s heart goes out to the mothers that lost their children. Many of the mothers who lost their children had previously undergone tubectomy to prevent […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

Tsunami alert at Amritapuri

(29 Mar '05)

29 March 2005, 12.30 a.m. — Amritapuri At 10:30 p.m. on 28 March, the Ashram received the news that there had been another earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, registering 8.2 on the Richter scale. Amma immediately called the Ashram to alert and sent word to the villagers to evacuate the Alappad Panchayat peninsula, to […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Tsunami

Brahmasthanam temple in Trissur

(20 Mar '05)

20 March 2005 Amma will inaugurate Her 18th Brahmasthanam Temple, conducting the stupika pratishtha on 9 April from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. and the murti pratishtha on 10 April from 6:20 to 6:30 a.m. The new temple is located at Amma’s ashram in Ayyantol, Trissur, approximately 180 kilometres north of Amritapuri. Trissur is considered as […]

Category : Announcements

Amrita research labs goes Wi-Fi

(18 Mar '05)

18 March 2005 — Madgaon, Goa Amrita Research Labs (ARL), the research-and-development wing of Amrita University, has developed a revolutionary new Wi-Fi-based wireless system of intelligent and interactive telematics for Konkon Railways’ SkyBus transportation network. This Amrita-SkyBus system has been successfully deployed at Konkan SkyBus 1.6 km-long test track in Madgaon, Goa. This is an […]

Category : Research

Amritapuri Ashram Daily Schedule

(18 Mar '05)

Amritapuri Ashram is home to more than 3,500 monastic disciples and householders. Amma has created a timetable for Her disciples. The householders and visitors are welcome to follow to the Ashram schedule as well if they like. Amma gives Darshan for the devotees/visitors on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Daily schedule: 04:50 a.m. – 06:00 […]

Category : Ashram Life

Lose yourself in the song

(18 Mar '05)

Someone had put a note on Amma’s peetham before the start of the evening bhajan, requesting Her to sing the Mahishasura Mardini Stotram, a 21-versed hymn in praise of Durga. Amma read the note aloud to the ashramites and devotees who were seated before Her and then told them all to close their eyes, imagine […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005

A delightful game for those who know swimming

(16 Mar '05)

16 March 2005 — Amritapuri The 30 children from Alappad who are currently taking swimming lessons in the Ashram swimming pool came to Amma with a desire: Would Amma go swimming with them? Word got around pretty quick. Soon everywhere one went one would people talking in hushed yet excited tones: Did you hear? Amma […]

Category : Tsunami