Amma visited Malaysia for 2 days from March 31- 1 April.
21 March 2008, Kolkata, West Bengal Bharata yatra 2008 On the morning of March 19 in Kolkata, Amma consecrated a Brahmasthanam Temple, performing both stupika pratishtha and prana pratishtha consecutively. The Kolkata Brahmasthanam is the Ashram’s first temple in West Bengal and its 20th such temple altogether. Kolkata is already home to a number of […]
18 – 21 March 2008 — Kolkata, West Bengal Sri Durga Ma—clothed in red, each of her eight hands clutching a weapon—bore witness to Amma’s first Brahmasthanam Festival in her Calcutta ashram. For all three days of the program, the large Durga murti graced the dais where Amma sang bhajans, gave satsang, led meditation and […]
11 & 12 March 2008, Delhi Amma held a 2 day program in Delhi.
Amma visited Faridabad, Haryana for a one day program on the 9th of March, 2008.
8 March 2008 – Jaipur, Rajasthan Amma’s annual visit to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was marked by the Ashram giving away keys to 79 houses it constructed for the homeless in Janapur. The Minister of Education of Rajasthan, Sri. Ghanashyam Tiwari, helped distribute the keys to these houses during Amma’s program at Suraj Maiden […]
4 March 2008 — Ahmadabad, Gujarat Sri. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, was the chief dignitary at Amma’s program in Ahmadabad. In his address, he requested Amma to establish the second headquarters of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Gujarat, invoking Sri Adi Sankaracarya’s establishment of ashrams in the four corners of India as […]
India’s Farmer Suicide Problem and Amma’s Solutions 25 February, Bharata Yatra 2008 — Ahamed Nagar, Maharashtra, a roadside stop between Pune and Mumbai It was only after Amma’s program in Vidarbha that some of the Western devotees travelling with Amma learned the full extent of the region’s suicide epidemic. Figures that baffle the mind: farmers […]