.....posts from 'India 2006'


First darshan in Kolkata ashram

(29 Mar '06)

Bharata Yatra 2006 28 March 2006 — Gokulpur, Kolkata, West Bengal Amma has been coming to Kolkata almost every year since 1988, but only recently did the Math acquire property in the ancient city upon which to construct an ashram. The Kolkata Ashram is located on a five-acre piece of property in Gokulpur, on the […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2006 | Yatra

Ego and all things bow down to such Love

(28 Mar '06)

27 March — Kolkata, West Bengal, Bharat Yatra 2006 Amma’s first of two programmes in Kolkata took place at Nazrul Munj, an indoor-outdoor theatre in the southern part of the city. Participating in the program were a number of businessmen and government officials, including IAS officers Sukumar Das and Rajendra Kumar and industrialists Harsh Neotia […]

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A Lunch-stop eye surgery

(27 Feb '06)

27 February, Pandarpur, Maharashtra, en route to Pune from Shegaon Bharata Yatra 2006 ajnana timirandhasya jnananjana salakaya cakshurunmeelitam yena tasmai sree gurave namah — Guru Gita If one approaches a Guru, earnestly seeking to understand the nature of his mind, the Guru’s knowledge will flow forth and clarity will come. In fact, the Guru Gita  says […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2006 | Satsang | Yatra

The yatra that’s not a yatra

(18 Feb '06)

18 February  — Kalyan Durga, Andhra Pradesh, off SH, en route to Hyderabad from Davanagere -Bharata Yatra 2006 Leaving Karwar and heading inland to Davanagere, the lush coconut groves and backwater inlets of the coast are left behind. The highway leads through forests–dense, deep and dark. Then, moving on to Hyderabad, this too begins to […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2006 | Satsang | Yatra

Singing to the tala of the sea

(14 Feb '06)

14 February  — Dhareshwar Beach, 80 km south of Karwar, Karnataka –Bharata Yatra 2006 From Mangalore to Karwar, it’s a straight shot. Both towns are on the Arabian Sea. Just get on NH 17 and head north. At a distance of 270 kilometres, with a decent road, it’s one of the shortest trips of the […]

Category : Around Amma | India 2006 | Yatra

Was Dhareshwar calling Amma?

(14 Feb '06)

14 February 2006 — Dhareshwar Beach, Karnataka From the limited perspective of man, the actions of an Enlightened One are both unpredictable and unfathomable. One minute they may seem to follow logic. The next, they may behave as if mad. Sometimes they seem to act out of habit, and then out of the blue they […]

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From Kannur to Bangalore, from anger to compassion

(8 Feb '06)

8 February —Kannur, Kerala –Bharata Yatra 2006 Darshan in Kannur did not finish until 9:00 the next morning—from start to finish Amma had been onstage for 15 hours continuously. But there was no time for rest. Bangalore, the next stop on the tour, lay 400 kilometres to the north. Given that in order to get […]

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