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It’s natural to make mistakes: Amma in Madurai

25 Feb, Madurai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Ystra 2016 After the Devakottai public program, Amma held a one day program, celebrating her 21st Brahmasthanam festival in Madurai. Soon upon her arrival to the city, Amma served a prasad dinner and sang several bhajans with the devotees and the tour group. The next morning Amma came […]

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Change is the nature of life: Amma in Devakottai

23 Feb, Devakottai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2016 The journey from Chennai to Devakottai was extremely long and took all day and night. Despite the arduous drive, Amma still took the time to stop with the group for an evening picnic along the way. It was a beautiful scene to sit under the moonlight […]

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Be thankful – Amma at Musical Chennai

20-21 Feb, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Ystra 2016 After the public program in Puducherry, Amma held a two day Brahmasthanam festival in Chennai. During the two days, Amma gave darshan, sang bhajans and gave satsang. She also led the Manasapuja, instructing all in the local Tamil language. Speaking on the occasion, she said, “Be […]

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Failure comes from losing self-confidence: Amma in Puducherry

18 Feb – Puducherry – Bharata Yatra 2016 The next program on Amma’s 2016 Bharata Yatra was a one day public program in Puducherry. The program was held in the Tagore college grounds where Amma was welcomed by a huge crowd.   Officially welcoming Amma to the state Puducherry the MLA Namashivayam said, “Whenever natural […]

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Compassion is Amma’s own: Amma in Trichy

16 Feb – Trichy, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2016 The next stop on Amma’s Bharata Yatra was in Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) where Amma held an all night public program at the National College Grounds. Amma was welcomed to the city by Mayor Charubala, and the Union Cabinet Shipping Minister Pon Radhakrishnan. Welcoming Amma to the stage […]

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“No one can stop fate” – Amma in Kovai

13-14 Feb – Kovai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2016 Amma held a two day Brahmasthanam festival in Kovai. This Brahmasthanam was installed by Amma in 2001. Upon her arrival from Amritapuri, Amma had an informal meeting with all the local devotees where she sang and distributed dinner to everyone. Then she asked someone to […]

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Unity, mutual love and selfless are the strength of any organization

29 Jan 2016, Cheriyazheekkal, Alappad Amma was invited to inaugurate the 100th anniversary celebrations of “Arayavamsha Paripalana Yogam”, an organization which was founded to uplift the fishing community in the local area of Alappad.  A special function was held on this occasion, just a few kilometers down the coast from the ashram. Amma was welcomed […]

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Compassion and Devotion, Jnana and Bhakti are not two

21 Jan, Kanichukulangara, Alappuzha, Kerala -Bharata Yatra 2016 After the wrapping up the five Brahmasthanam programs on the 2016 North Kerala tour, Amma travelled to Alappuzha. Amma came there upon the invitation of the Temple committee, to dedicate the newly constructed “Chuttambalam” of Kanichukulanghara Devi temple. The Kanichukulanghara temple was set up at the behest […]

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Amma in Kodungallur

18-19 Jan, Kodungallur, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2016 After programs in Kozhikode, Amma travelled to Kodungallur for the next two day Brahmasthanam festival on her 2016 North Kerala tour. Kodungallur is home to the first Brahmasthanam Temple consecrated by Amma in 1988. Because Amma has been coming here for so many years, there are many […]

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Development should go hand in hand with conservation of nature

15-16 Jan, Palakkad, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2016 The next stop on Amma’s Bharata Yatra 2016, was a two day Brahmasthanam festival in Palakkad. During the two days of programs, Amma gave satsang, sang bhajans and led everyone in meditation. During her talk, Amma urged people to respect and preserve nature, saying, “Development should go […]