archive for January, 2007

Karunanidhi: Amma is a pearl among humans

(31 Jan '07)

Karunanidhi: “Amma is a Pearl among humans” 31 January — Nagapattanam, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2007 “The Tamil Nadu Government and its people are extremely happy at the way in which the Mata Amritanandamayi Math has gone about in wiping the tears from the eyes of those fishermen who lost their houses and belongings […]

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A Karnatic soundtrack for Amma s darshan

(29 Jan '07)

29 January  — Saligramam, Brahmasthana Temple, Chennai, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 The world-famous violinist A. Kanya Kumari has played for Mata Amritanandamayi Devi in Chennai for the past four or five years now. Her white-painted violin cradled in the crook of her arm in the style of Karnatic violinists, she sits unassumingly somewhere on the […]

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Divinity in flesh and blood

(27 Jan '07)

27 January  — Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2007 “Humanity does not always have this opportunity to see divinity in flesh and blood. We are most blessed to see divinity in a human form right in front of us,” said the world-famous classical dancer Dr. Padma Subrahmaniam when welcoming Sri Mata Amritanandamyi Devi to […]

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Living for others, hugging everyone with Love

(26 Jan '07)

25 January — Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 Tirchirapalli, or “Trichy,” is an ancient city, rich in temples, culture and history. The holy Kaveri River flows through the city, and many Tamil Saints have done austerities and composed devotional songs here. Tonight, with the advent of Amma’s first darshan in the city, yet another […]

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Ethai Amman in Kovai

(24 Jan '07)

21-23 January — Brahmasthanam Festival, Kovai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 Seventy kilometers north of Coimbatore, in the Nilgiris hill town of Ooty, resides a community of people known as the Badaga. The Badaga trace their ancestry back to Ethai Amman, a pious woman from Mysore who fled the city when a Muslim king […]

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Worshipping man & nature in Ettimadai

(24 Jan '07)

Bharata Yatra 2007 24 January — Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu The sun had yet to rise when Amma reached the Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Located just outside a forest reserve at the base of the Nilgiri Hills, the 400-acre campus is one of the most breath-taking in India. Amma had come […]

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Innocence of a village

(8 Jan '07)

8 January — Kodungallur – Bharata Yatra 2007 Amma’s last visit to Kodungallur was back in 2001. Since then, the ashram has expanded quite a bit. A piece of land adjacent to the ashram has been acquired and a a temporary darshan hall has been erected there for use over the next three days. During […]

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