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Amma in Kozhikode

15 February, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2013 When Amma arrived in Kozhikode there was an enormous crowd waiting to greet her.  Traditional drums were being played and the crowd loudly chanted as Amma walked through the throng of devotees, touching their hands as she moved. Some were in wonder, some were in tears, some […]

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Amma in Mangalore

10-11 February, Mangalore, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2013 After the programs in Kannur, Amma held the final programs of the tour outside of Kerala, heading north once more and crossing the border into Karnataka.  She arrived to Mangalore in the evening and was received by a throng of devotees singing  ‘Bandalo Bandalo Hridayeswari’ (Come, Come, […]

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Amma in Kannur

7-8 Feb, Kannur, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2013 After 6 weeks of traveling all over India, Amma finally returned to Kerala with her program in the hills of Mananthavady. After that the tour group zig zagged down the hills and held a two day Brahmasthanam festival in Kannur. Upon her arrival Amma served prasad dinner […]

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A surge of Love and shower of Compassion

Amma in Mananthavady 5 Feb Manathavady, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2013 On the way from Mysore, Amma and the tour group stopped just outside Bandipur National Park for tea. Bandipur is a protected wildlife sanctuary home to tigers, leopards, elephants and other wildlife. Amma sat with everyone in a clearing and held satsang and sang […]

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Amma in Mysore

2-3 Feb, Mysore, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2013 On the way from Bengaluru to Mysore, Amma stopped at Caveri river in Sri Rangapanttinam.  Amma sat on the banks of the river with the tour group and led all in meditation as the sun set.  The setting was beautiful and picturesque, as all sat on the […]

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Amma in Bengaluru

30-31 Jan, Bengaluru, Karnataka – Bharata Yatra 2013 After Hyderabad, Amma traveled south to Bengaluru where she held a two day Brahmasthanam festival. Both days saw massive crowds descend upon the Bengaluru ashram coming to hear Amma’s bhajans and satsang and to receive her darshan. Amma shared the dias with Karnataka the Housing Minister, V […]

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Amma in Hyderabad

26 – 27 Jan, Hyderabad – Bharata Yatra 2013 Amma held a two days Brahmasthanam festival at her ashram in Hyderabad. Large crowds turned out each day for the weekend programs. During the programs, Vidyamritam scholarship was given to 1400 local youth and more than 100 Amrita Nidhi pensions to local women in need. Amma’s […]

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Amma in Vishakhapatinam

23 Jan, Vishakahapatinam, Andra Pradesh – Bharata Yatra 2013 Amma held a program for the first time in Vishakh even though she has visited the place several times. The program took place in the evening at the A.S. Raja College grounds. The ex Mayor of Vishakh, D V Subha Rao officially welcomed Amma by saying,  […]

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Amma in Bhuvaneswar, Odisha

21 Jan, Bhuvaneswar, Odisha – Bharata Yatra 2013 After the final program in Kolkata, Amma travelled south down to East coast of India and held her first ever programs in the state of Odisha.  Amma and the tour group all stayed at the brand new Amrita Vidyalayam in Bhuvaneshwar, that will start holding classes in […]

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Cleaning Kolkata streets at night

20 Jan 2013, Kolkata, Bharata Yatra 2013 After sitting for almost 12 hours of continuous darshan during the last day of programs in Calcutta {news}, Amma still wanted to do more for her children. During the darshan, at about 6:00pm, she announced that the road had to be cleaned and in this way the ABC […]