.....posts from 'India 2004'


Samskriti off NH 9

(28 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Saturday, 28 February 2004 — on the side of NH 9, on the way to Pune, Maharashtra When Amma opened the door to Her camper, it was clear She had recently been given an elaborate padapuja by the devotees of Hyderabad; the spot between Her eyebrows was caked with several layers of […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Dances of devotion

(28 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Saturday, 28 February 2004 — just off NH 9, on the way to Pune, Maharashtra The sun was gone. Amma and Her children were seated in the middle of a vast and arid plain. If it wasn’t for the occasional hum of a truck passing on the highway or the small group […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Amma blesses Hyderabad

(25 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 25 February 2004 — Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Amma’s Hyderabad devotees welcomed Her Wednesday night on a grand scale. The massive backdrop of their stage—a beige façade of a palace—reached some 20 feet into the night sky. In each of the palace’s windows candles were lit, and in the centre was a majestic […]

Category : Around Amma 2004 | India 2004

Bhajans in the Dark

(24 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 Tuesday, 24 February 2004 — On the road to Hyderabad There was a second stop for Amma and Her tour group on the long road from Davanagere to Hyderabad, and as many anticipated, this one was for tea and practicing bhajans. The sun had just set when Amma’s six buses pulled over […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2004 | Yatra

Darshan in Davanagere

(23 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 23 February 2004 — Davanagere, Karnataka Davanagere was the site of the fifth stop on Amma’s North India Tour. The program was held cradled in the E-shaped Amrita Vidyalayam. Hours before the program began, devotees began queuing up outside the school grounds in order to get their darshan tokens. Amma has been […]

Category : Around Amma 2004 | India 2004

Last Day in Bangalore

(21 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 21 February 2004 — Bangalore, Karnataka In the wake of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s Global CEO Summit, which was held during Amma’s 50th birthday celebrations in Cochin, there has been a lot of activity between the Math and India’s advancers of business, science and information technology. Recent months have seen collaborations between […]

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This is Amma’s age

(19 Feb '04)

Bharata Yatra 2004 19 February 2004 — Bangalore, Karnataka The first of three days and nights that Amma is giving bhajan, satsang and darshan at Her Bangalore Ashram were brought to a start on Thursday in the presence of the Honourable former Chief Justice of India, Padma Vibhushan Shri. M.N. Venkatachalaiah; the Honourable Standing Justice […]

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