.....posts from 'India 2007'

The goddess of Kanya Kumari

(8 Feb '07)

Bharata Yatra 2007 8 February 2007 — Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu Amma was welcomed to Kanyakumari by a collection of samnyasin monks and selfless-service workers, including Swami Chaitanyananda Maharaj of Vivekananda Ashram; Swami Jagadiswarananda of the Sivananda Hospital in Pattamala; Sri. Banudas, the general secretary of Kanyakumari’s Vivekananda Kendra; Sri. Muthuswami, the chief of the […]

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As With Vivekanada, So With Amma

(6 Feb '07)

Bharata Yatra 2007 6 February 2007 — Ramnad, Tamil Nadu After the maha-samadhi of his guru, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda wandered for several years throughout the length and breadth of India. Towards the end of this period of parikrama, the spiritual visionary met two kings who encouraged him to act upon his idea of […]

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This government needs your blessings

(2 Feb '07)

“This Government Needs Your Blessings,” Says DMK Health Minister 2 February 2007 — Madurai, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 Currently, the Tamil Nadu Government is headed by the DMK, a party known for being anti-religion in general and anti-Hinduism in specific. The party’s current leader, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, once even said that party members […]

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Karunanidhi: Amma is a pearl among humans

(31 Jan '07)

Karunanidhi: “Amma is a Pearl among humans” 31 January — Nagapattanam, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2007 “The Tamil Nadu Government and its people are extremely happy at the way in which the Mata Amritanandamayi Math has gone about in wiping the tears from the eyes of those fishermen who lost their houses and belongings […]

Category : Around Amma | Free Housing | India 2007 | Yatra

A Karnatic soundtrack for Amma s darshan

(29 Jan '07)

29 January  — Saligramam, Brahmasthana Temple, Chennai, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 The world-famous violinist A. Kanya Kumari has played for Mata Amritanandamayi Devi in Chennai for the past four or five years now. Her white-painted violin cradled in the crook of her arm in the style of Karnatic violinists, she sits unassumingly somewhere on the […]

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Divinity in flesh and blood

(27 Jan '07)

27 January  — Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2007 “Humanity does not always have this opportunity to see divinity in flesh and blood. We are most blessed to see divinity in a human form right in front of us,” said the world-famous classical dancer Dr. Padma Subrahmaniam when welcoming Sri Mata Amritanandamyi Devi to […]

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Living for others, hugging everyone with Love

(26 Jan '07)

25 January — Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 Tirchirapalli, or “Trichy,” is an ancient city, rich in temples, culture and history. The holy Kaveri River flows through the city, and many Tamil Saints have done austerities and composed devotional songs here. Tonight, with the advent of Amma’s first darshan in the city, yet another […]

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