.....posts from 'Tsunami'

Two More ‘Tsunami Babies’ on the Way

(13 Jan '08)

13 January 2007 — Amritapuri Another one of the tsunami victims who underwent fallopian-tubal-ligation reversal is pregnant with twins. Sarita, 30, came to Amritapuri for Amma’s darshan this morning and informed Amma of her condition. She has just completed her first trimester. Sarita will be the fifth such woman to deliver, bringing the total of […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

Two years after the Tsunami

(26 Dec '06)

26 December 2006 — Amritapuri At 8:00 a.m. all the ashram residents rose from their meditations and walked to the kalari, where they were each handed a flower. Then, in a single-file line, they walked out of the Ashram, toward Azhikkal, the village in Alappad Panchayat where 42 people were cremated a few days after […]

Category : Tsunami

Before, then and after Tsunami

(20 Dec '06)

20 December 2006, Amritapuri Below is a photo history of the backwaters before, during, and after the tsunami. All the photos were taken from the top of the flats. The first photo is from 2002. You can see AICT (Amrita Institute of Computer Technology) on the mainland side. The swirls in the water in the […]

Category : Tsunami

Amrita Setu will also go into history

(20 Dec '06)

Excerpts from President Kalam’s Address on the Occasion of the Inauguration of Amrita Setu 20 December 2006 – Amritapuri I offer my prostrations to all of you. My great respects and reverence to Amma. Friends, I have come here a number of times. Whenever I come here to Amritapuri, I ask myself what is so […]

Category : Tsunami

Amrita Setu: Connecting lands connecting hearts

(20 Dec '06)

20 December 2006 — Amritapuri Salutations to all of you who are verily the embodiments of love and the Supreme Self. It’s been nearly two years since the tragedy of the tsunami. Amma can still clearly see the tears and hear the cries of those who lost their near and dear ones that terrible day. […]

Category : Messages of Amma | Tsunami

President Kalam inaugurates Amrita Setu

(20 Dec '06)

20 December 2006 — Amritapuri The President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, came to Amritapuri in order to inaugurate Amrita Setu, the bridge the Ashram has constructed connecting the island of Alappad Panchayat to Vallikkavu. The bridge was constructed with the aim of providing a centralized escape route via which 15,000 people could evacuate […]

Category : Tsunami

Thanks for fulfilling the dream

(19 Dec '06)

19 December 2006, Amritapuri “Nowhere in the world, has another NGO built such a bridge like Amrita Setu. On behalf of the people and the Panchyat Committee of Alappad, we thank the Mata Amritanandamayi Math for this noble gift. When the Tsunami occurred in 2004 there was only a bridge to the south in Panikkarukadavu […]

Category : Other | Tsunami