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Amma in Kolkota

20 -21 March, Kolkata, West Bengal — Bharata Yatra 2010 Amma’s Brahmasthanam festival was held in Kolkata on 20th and 21st March 2010. During these two days, Amma gave darshan, sang bhajans and gave satsang twice daily translated into the local language, Bengali. A highlight was Amma singing many Bengali bhajans and conducting herself, some […]

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A tribute to Sugunacchan

Documentary on Amma’s Father, Sugunacchan, produced and aired by Amrita TV as a tribute to his memory, after he passed away on 22nd March 2010. It is a 27 minute tribute which includes beautiful scenes of Acchan with Amma and his wife Damayanti; as well as testimonials from Swamis and his children. part 1/3 part […]

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Thank you Acchan

Amma was in Kolkata when her father, Sri. Sugunanandan Idamannel (Sugunacchan) passed away Monday morning (22 March 2010). From that morning itself, his relatives and the ashramites who had not gone on tour with Amma began chanting archana and holding vigil around his body, which had been decorated with flower garlands and placed in a […]

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Sugunacchans body is cremated

Amritapuri, 23 Mar 2010 The body of Sugunanandan, father of Mata Amritanandamayi, who died on Monday (22 Mar 2010), was cremated on the premises of his Edamannel house near the Amritapuri ashram on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Suresh Kumar, the eldest son of Sugunanandan, lit the pyre. Thousands of people including devotees, Sanyasins of various […]

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Ammas father passed away

22 March 2010, Amritapuri Mr. Sugunanandan Edamannel, Amma’s father—Sugunacchan, passed away this morning at 10:30 a.m. due to cardiac arrest at his residence in Amritapuri. Sugunacchan was like the pillar of the Ashram.  He loved the ashramites as if they were his own children and saw Amma as his Guru and God. Acchan* was a […]

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Kozhukkattas in Kolkatta

Amma used one large pot to put some flour and started kneading it with some water. She took some salt in her hands, mixing it with water on the dough and then kneaded

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Amma in Durgapur

18 March, Durgapur, West Bengal — Bharata yatra 2010 Amma’s program in Durgapur was after few many years since the last program in 2004. The whole city seemed colored with posters announcing Amma’s arrival. Durgapur is one of the industrial cities of Indian state of West Bengal known for its steel industries. Amma had driven […]

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MA Centre, Germany receives UN Award

On 17 March, 2010, Cologne, Germany The National Committee of the UN-Decade “Education for Sustainable Development” awarded M.A. Center Germany as an official UNESCO Decade Project. The award is given to institutions and communities that provide a positive example to the local community by operating according to the principles of sustainable living. M.A.Center Germany received […]

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Japanese students help Raichur housing project

10 March 2010, Raichur, Karnataka Sixty students from Japan’s IVUSA (International Volunteer University Student Association)   came from Tokyo to join Amma’s house construction project at Raichur in Karnataka. They stayed for more than a week and started spending their days in hot sun helping the construction of the houses. Temperature touched above 42 degrees and […]

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Amma in Bodh Gaya

17 March, Bodh Gaya, Bihar – Bharata Yatra 2010 On her way from Delhi to Durgapur, Amma and the travelling group stopped for an overnight rest at Bodh Gaya, the holy place where  Buddha attained enlightenment. Amma stayed at the  Mahabodhi Society of India  monastery. She was hosted by the monks of the monastery to […]