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Mattu Pongal and anniversary celebrations at Madurai Ashram

17-18 Jan, Madurai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma held two day Brahmastanam Festival at her ashram in Madurai. The programme included archana, bhajans and darshan. To the delight of the devotees Amma led the manasa puja in Tamil. Due to the large crowds at the programmes, some devotees had to wait for a […]

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Selfless Service is the Pongal that reaches Amma

16 Jan, Madurai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 It was almost 10 pm when Amma arrived at her Madurai ashram from Chennai. Amma distributed prasad dinner to her children and said, “You must have been hungry, haven’t you?” The devotees replied, “The hunger vanished when we saw Amma.” Amma added, “So, Anbu (pure love) […]

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Lift ourselves from manhood to godhood by love and compassion

14-15 Jan, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 After a gap of two years Amma visited her Chennai ashram for a Brahmastanam Festival on Jan 14 and 15. The day Amma arrived, Jan 13, was the day prior to the Pongal Festival. As Amma was serving dinner to everyone, she asked the devotees to […]

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Doing good for everyone is Amma’s seva – and that seva is flawless

On the auspicious occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 152nd birthday, January 12th, Amma held the first public program in the city of Erode, Tamil Nadu. The event was held at the Vellalar College grounds – a huge field overflowing with thousands of devotees, gathered to partake in Amma’s satsang, bhajans, meditation and darshan. Erode is one […]

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Pongal festival – it’s meaning and significance

Pongal is celebrated the day on which the sun begins to move northwards is called ‘Makar Shankranti’. In Tamil Nadu this festival is called the Pongal or Thai Pongal. The period is referred to as Uttarayanam and is considered auspicious. Pongal is a four-day festival. The first day, Bhogi, is celebrated on the last day of […]

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Why did Krishna steal butter? Three birds in one shot

8 Jan, Kovai – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma arrived at the Kovai ashram in the morning, but the tour group didn’t arrive until the evening. At dusk Amma sat with the devotees and volunteers of the program along with the big tour group. Amma sang a few bhajans and started distributing prasad dinner – chapathi, […]

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Kovai Brahmasthanam Festival

9-10 Kovai Brahmasthanam festival, Tamil Nadu – 2015 Bharata Yatra

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India’s first centre for interdisciplinary study of medicine to come up in Kochi under Amrita University

January 07, 2015 The first centre for integrated study, research and patient care in Allopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga will come up in Kochi, Kerala under the Amrita University. The Amrita Institute of Integrated Medicine and Research Centre is planned as a centre to integrate the holistic vision and therapeutic range of Indian systems of healthcare […]

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How can I put an end to suffering? – Amma’s 2015 New Year Message

The advent of the New Year is always a joyous occasion that kindles hope, enthusiasm and optimism in all of our hearts. Amma prays to the Paramatman that in the coming year both the world and each individual within it are filled with peace, harmony and prosperity. This past year bore witness to a lot […]