.....posts from 'Around Amma 2003'
(3 Apr '03)
3 April 2003,Kochi The devotees in Kochi received a sweet surprise late one evening as Amma stopped giving darshan long enough to sing two bhajans. It began when three Gujarati children came for Amma’s darshan. It was their first chance to meet Amma but, knowing their native place, Amma asked, “Have you heard Amma singing […]
(7 Mar '03)
He thought that Amma said she would make a sankalpa
(3 Mar '03)
Guru responds to a call from the heart. One innocent devotee will have a memory to treasure for the rest of his life.
(23 Feb '03)
23 Feb 2003,Pune The caravan of buses pulled over to the side of the road near a tiny hamlet named Bharvati. Many children were washing their family’s clothes at a pump near the road. They froze in midair at the amazing sight of five orange buses and many Western faces. While we waited for Amma […]
(21 Feb '03)
21 February 2003, Nagpur The state of Maharashtra has an exalted history; as recently as the 13th century it was said that one could find a mahatma in every village in the state. The city of Nagpur, aside from being a major city of Maharashtra, is also the geographical heart of the nation. North and […]
(19 Feb '03)
19 Feb 2003,Nagpur On the way from Hyderabad to Nagpur, the North Indian tour group stopped along the banks of the river Godavari, about two kilometres off the main road. The river Godavari is considered one of the seven sacred rivers of India. The group waited patiently for Amma to join us; some skipped rocks […]
(19 Feb '03)
19 Feb 2003,En route to Hyderabad A long journey in the hot plains led us to a cool evening chai-stop at a quiet temple yard by the road. The setting sun made his presence felt by brightly outlining the cloud that hid him. Amma sat amidst Her children facing the temple water-tank. Soon She exclaimed, […]