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A dance for devi, a dance for Krishna: Surat welcomes Amma

(7 Mar '06)

7 March, Surat, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2006 When Amma came to Pandit Dindayal Upadhaya Indoor Stadium in Surat, she was greeted by eight young women performing garbhi, Gujarat’s traditional dance for the Divine Mother. The dance was not limited to Amma’s immediate arrival, the women danced alongside Amma as she walked into the stadium. […]

Category : Around Amma | Free Pension | Yatra

Ashram gives 10 million rupees to tsunami victims

(12 Jan '05)

12 January 2005 — Amritapuri As part of Amma’s pledge to provide 100 crores in tsunami-relief aid to Southern India, the Ashram began dispersing financial aid to the residents of Alappad Panchayat today. Six of the 13 wards of Alappad were called to the Ashram this morning—each family receiving Rs. 1,000. This money is given […]

Category : Free Pension | Tsunami

Amrita Nidhi recipients of Varanasi

(23 Mar '04)

Tuesday, 23 March 2004 — Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh It was way past midnight in the holy city of Varanasi when they entered the darshan line, most aided by walking sticks. In fact, they seemed as old as the city itself: a disoriented-looking lady with incredibly thick glasses, a handicapped woman dragging herself forward by her […]

Category : Free Pension

Amrita Nidhi voices of Mumbai

(16 Mar '04)

Wednesday, 3 March 2004 -Mumbai, Maharashtra Amrita Nidhi, Amma’s pension programme for widows and destitute women, grew dramatically during Amma’s 2004 India Tour, expanding from three to 11 states. In each city Amma gave darshan, She and various dignitaries personally distributed pension checks to several representative beneficiaries. During Amma’s  programme in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, many were […]

Category : Free Pension

Amrita Kuteeram and Amrita Nidhi in Bangalore

(7 Mar '01)

Inauguration of Amrita Kuteeram and Amrita Nidhi Projects March 7, 2001 Today Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi was given a public reception at the Central College Grounds, Bangalore. Sri A. Krishnappa, the Minister for Animal Husbandry and Sugar in Karnataka, welcomed Amma on behalf of the Government of Karnataka and spoke about the various social service […]

Category : Around Amma 2001 | Free Housing | Free Pension