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Triple-Knot: Amma marries couple for third time

4 December 2004 — Amritapuri The groom was 80, and the bride was in her 70s. As he approached Amma for marriage, one of the relatives called out, “Amma, he’s getting married for the third time!” And then another, “And it’s the same girl!” Amma and everyone around started laughing, but the couple was very […]

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The return of Ram

1 December 2004 — Amritapuri “Where’s Ram? Where’s Ram?” So many children, and adults, have been asking. The truth is for the past six months, he’s been away at school in Trishur. Learning to become a truly great temple elephant. Trishur is the Elephant Capital of Kerala, where dozens of elephants regularly come together for […]