Amma visited Chennai in January 2004
Western children do have innocence, but it is just covered over with emotional scars.
16 January 2004 – Rameshwaram It happened totally unexpectedly. Darshan had only ended a few minutes earlier at 9 in the morning and Amma’s caravan had just left the site of Rameshwaram’s Amritakuteeram site, adjacent to the darshan hall, only minutes later. Some of us chose to walk back to our accommodations, and a lucky […]
In Pongal festival different aspects of the Nature is worshiped, the Creation is recognized as the miraculous Divine.
14 January, 2004, Madurai “What is the cause of the modern day’s cultural degeneration?” As they gathered on the rooftop of Amma’s Madurai ashram, those traveling on the Dakshina Bharata Yatra were all asked this question by Amma, thus beginning this evening’s unplanned Satsang. As Amma sat, Her easy smile lightened everyone’s spirit as always. […]
11 January, 2004 – Kanya Kumari The stone idol of the Virgin Goddess Kanya Kumari Devi in Her temple at the southernmost tip of the blessed land of Bharata is standing in meditation, facing north and longing for oneness with Lord Shiva in Mount Kailash. This longing of the Goddess for spiritual union is expressed […]
11 January, 2004 – Kanya Kumari Just a few hours after Amma hugged Her last Thiruvananthapuram child, the first fully loaded bus set out for the next stop on the 2004 Dakshina Bharata Yatra — the holy city of Kanya Kumari. This famous pilgrimage centre is located at the southernmost tip of the Indian sub-continent, […]
Amma was going to breathe life, breathe Divinity, into an inanimate stone. Her vital force is the vishwa shakti, the universal energy
12 February 2003, BangaloreAt 8:30 this morning Amma performed the Kalasha Sthapana for Her newest Brahmasthanam Temple, installing the stupika at the apex of the temple’s roof. Gongs, bells, traditional panchavadyam drums and horns accompanied the continuous chanting of the mantra “Om Sivasaktyaikya Rupinyai Namah” (Salutations to the One who is the union of Shiva […]
Caught for second time coming 24 February 2002, Hyderabad During the large public programmes on the North Indian Tour, some people try to sneak in more than one darshan in a day. But although the crowds sometimes reach more than 10,000, Amma’s memory never fails. Often She will call someone on their mischief, and She’s […]