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Darshan in the hills

26 – 27 February 2007 — Manantavadi, Wayanad District, Kerala In order to get to Manantavadi, in Kerala’s Wayanad District, from Amritapuri, one must traverse some rather treacherous terrain. The small town is nestled in the range of hills that separate Kerala from Mysore. To reach there from the south, one must negotiate NH 212, […]

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Amma won’t let you sleep

God is watching over you 365 days a year. Shivaratri is the one night wherein we are asked to sacrifice and watch over God, taking a vow of fasting and maintain vigil at night

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Arjuna Chooses Grace

Before the Mahabharata battle began, Lord Krishna gave Arjuna and Duryodhana a choice. Krishna told them, ‘I can give My entire army to one of you but I will not come. Or, I can come without any weapons as your charioteer and My army will help your foe. Which do you choose, Me or My […]

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Darshan by the Sea

Bharata Yatra 2007 10 February 2007 — Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala The waves were breaking just 50 feet from where Amma was giving darshan. Fishermen were hauling in their catches during bhajans. And the salty ocean air blew across the 40,000 people assembled for Amma’s program in Trivandrum all night long. In fact it was Amma’s idea […]

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The goddess of Kanya Kumari

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

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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Cooking her children

Bharata Yatra 2007 5 February 2007 — Madurai, Tamil Nadu Once, a guru and his disciples were travelling by foot. There were about 40 disciples in all, and they all dressed like the guru, wearing white dhotis and shawls. The guru’s head and face were clean-shaven, and so were those of the disciples. By appearance, […]

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This government needs your blessings

“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 […]