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Pure love and compassion is the embodiment of God

10 Mar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2018 Amma arrived in Ahmedabad around 3 AM in the morning after a long drive from Mumbai. Devotees were patiently waiting for to greet Amma at Amrita Vidyalayam where she was staying. The next day, during the evening public program, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, was there […]

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Celebration continues: Amma in Amdavad

29 March, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2016 Amma held an evening program at the Ahmedabad Education Society Ground. Several local dignitaries were on hand to welcome Amma to Gujarat including: Minister for Transport, Water Resources, Labour Employment Vijay Ramaiklal Rupani; Dharmendra Bhavani, Central Secretary VHP; Raman B Padiyar Head of VHP S.Gujarat; Manas Shankar […]

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Amma, please visit us every year: Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel

26 Mar, Amdavad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2015 Upon arrival in Amdavad on March 25, Amma spent a joyful evening with her children on the school grounds of Amrita Vidyalayam – singing and dancing to Gujarati bhajans. The following day, Smt. Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat, visited Amma in the school premises to seek […]

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We want to bring glory to our village: Dagara girls

25 Mar, Amdavad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2015 During the public programme in Amdavad, in Amma’s presence, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Smt. Anandiben Patel, handed over certificates of encouragement to eight young women, acknowledging their completion of the 10th standard exams conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). The recognition is notable since […]

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Garba dance at the school garden

24 March, Amdavad, Gujarat- Bharata Yatra 2015 As soon as Amma finished giving darshan at 5.40 in the morning of 24th in Mumbai, Amma and the tour group immediately started to drive towards Amdavad for her next program. Upon reaching the Amrita Vidyalayam, Amdavad at 10.20 pm, Amma sat in the beautiful grassy courtyard of […]

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Amma in Amdavad

10 March, Amdavad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2011 The next stop on Amma’s 2011 Bharata Yatra was the capital of Gujarat, Amdavad. Amma held a public program at the Educational Society Ground in the evening of March 10th. During the program Amma extended several of the ashram’s charitable projects to the region.  Scholarships were distributed […]

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Amma in Amdavad

3 March, Education Society Ground, Drive-in-Road, Amdavad, Gujarat — Bharata Yatra 2010 The crowd that comes to see Amma in the Gujarat capital wears some of the most colorful fabrics on this Bharata Yatra. Big white turbans and brightly painted dresses show a proud people — the tradition of India’s many cultures is evident. Amma […]

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Narendra Modi asks Amma to establish headquarters in Gujarat

4 March 2008 — Ahmadabad, Gujarat Sri. Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, was the chief dignitary at Amma’s program in Ahmadabad. In his address, he requested Amma to establish the second headquarters of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Gujarat, invoking Sri Adi Sankaracarya’s establishment of ashrams in the four corners of India as […]

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Amma fills us with new inspiration: Narendra Modi

“Amma’s spiritual consciousness enfolds all of humanity,the entire world is her field of action” 21 March — Ahmedabad, Gujarat – Bharata Yatra 2007 Amma was welcomed to her program at Gujarat Education Society Grounds in Ahmedabad by Sri. Narendra Modi, the Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat. Modi praised Amma for her service to mankind and for […]

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Bang a drum for the whole world to hear

9 March, 2006 – Amdavad, Gujarat Not only did the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Sri. Narendra Modi, come to the Amrita Vidyalayam in Amdavad to seek Amma’s audience, he also rode beside Amma to the programme site at Education Society Grounds. There, young men and women dressed in traditional Gujarati clothing were dancing dandiya to […]