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Motherhood is not about being a lady, but to envelope the world with your love

7-8 March, Navi Mubai, Maharashtra – Bharata Yatra 2018   Amma held a two day program in Mumbai to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the Brahmasthanam installation in the city.   Many dignitaries were there to welcome Amma to the city, including Jaywant Dattatrey Sutar, Mayor, Navi Mumbai; Manda Tai Mhatre, MLA, Belapur Assembly Constituency; […]

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Science and Spirituality can be integrated

2-3 March , Pune, Maharashta – Bharata Yatra 2018 After travelling across the country from Hyderabad, Amma reached Pune at around midnight. On the way, Amma stopped at Indapur. An evening meditation, bhajan set, and Prasad meal was held on a private lawn. When Amma arrived in Pune, many of the local devotees fell into […]

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Holi in Hyderabad

28 Feb – 1 Mar , Hyderabad, Telangana – Bharata Yatra 2018 Amma arrived in Hyderabad just before midnight to a crowd of devotees that had gathered to welcome her. The next morning, Irrigation Minister, T. Harish Rao, and Special Advisor to the State Government, S. Venugopalachary, were to meet Amma on her first day […]

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Sankaracharya’s visit to Amritapuri broke many rigid rules and barriers

Amma sent her heartfelt obeisances to Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswati Swami, the 69th Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetha, who left his body the 28th of February, and her condolences to his disciples and devotees. Amma also sent one of her senior disciples, Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri, to attend the rites and prayers. Amma said: “Some may wonder […]

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We have to turn inward for inspiration

24-25 February, Bengaluru, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2018 Despite the fact that Amma reached Bengaluru in the early hours of the morning, a group of devotees were patiently waiting there with tears in their eyes to greet her. On the day of the program, Amma was welcomed to the stage with Vedic chants performed by […]

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Gifts and Blessings in Mangaluru

20-21 February, Mangaluru, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2018 After the Vadakara program, Amma planned to travel straight to Mangaluru, but before she left the city, she visited the Vadakara ashram. The devotees there were overjoyed, and in spite of a whole night spent giving darshan after darshan, she was as cheerful and loving as ever […]

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Compassion is the Unconditional Law of Creation

18 Feb, Vadakara, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2018 Sixteen years ago Amma visited the city of Vadakara and held a program near the city bus stand. This year Amma returned to hold an evening program in that same location. When Amma arrived at the Vadakara program, it was thronging with devotees who came to hear […]

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Nature Teaches Selflessness: Amma in Kozhikode

15-16 January, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2018 The second leg of the 2018 Bharata Yatra started with a two day Brahmasthanam Festival in Kozhikode, the first of ten cities that Amma will visit in her travels. The festival marked the silver jubilee of the pratishta, as it was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the temple’s […]

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Do not feel dejected thinking about our past: Amma in Kodungallur

29-30 Jan, Kodungallur, Kerala – Bharata Yatra Amma arrived in Kodungallur for a two-day Brahmasthanam festival. The Kondungallur Brahmasthanam Temple was the first one installed by Amma 30 years ago.  On both days of the festival, Amma delivered a Satsang, sang bhajans, and gave darshan to thousands of devotees eager for her embrace. Amongst the […]

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Perform right action and free from worry: Amma in Kovai

26-27 January, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2018 Amma visited Coimbatore for a two-day Brahmasthanam festival filled with devotees from Coimbatore and its neighbouring districts. University students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and school children from Amrita Vidyalayam performed several musical and dance performances.  Addressing the thousands gathered at the Amrita Vidyalayam school grounds, Amma […]