archive for March, 2008

Narendra Modi asks Amma to establish headquarters in Gujarat

(8 Mar '08)

4 March 2008 — Ahmadabad, Gujarat Sri. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, was the chief dignitary at Amma’s program in Ahmadabad. In his address, he requested Amma to establish the second headquarters of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Gujarat, invoking Sri Adi Sankaracarya’s establishment of ashrams in the four corners of India as […]

Category : Around Amma 2008

Hope for the Drowning

(4 Mar '08)

India’s Farmer Suicide Problem and Amma’s Solutions 25 February, Bharata Yatra 2008 — Ahamed Nagar, Maharashtra, a roadside stop between Pune and Mumbai It was only after Amma’s program in Vidarbha that some of the Western devotees travelling with Amma learned the full extent of the region’s suicide epidemic. Figures that baffle the mind: farmers […]

Category : Around Amma | Educational Scholarship