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We all wear a mask and beneath the facade is our true self

23-24 April, Kochi, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2018 Amma was received with a surplus of energy and enthusiasm upon her arrival at Kochi Brahmasthanam. Amrita Students were present to chant Vedic mantras and cheer “Mata Rani Ki Jai!” Actor Jayasurya; Seema Jagaran Manch National Organiser, A Gopalakrishnan; Kochi Mayor, Soumini Jain; MP, KV Thomas; MLA, Hyby […]

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Acknowledging only the external and discard the internal creates imbalance

18 March, Chandigarh, Haryana – Bharata Yatra 2018 It was Amma’s first visit to the city of Chandigarh, which is the capital of two states and a union territory (a capital of its own). The name “Chandigargh” comes from the temple of Chandi (a pseudonym of the Goddess Durga), which is a fortress situated on […]

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Dignitaries and Devotees in Delhi

13-16 March, Delhi – Bharata Yatra 2018 30 years ago, on March 5th, 1988 at 6:45AM, Amma arrived by train in Delhi for the first time. Back then, Amma had 20 programs spread across the city in various locations. March 13th was particularly unique day, she spent half a day at the BSF camp in […]

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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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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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Amma’s Bharata Yatra 2018 Jan – April, visiting 20 cities

Amma’s Bharata Yatra 2018 schedule   Jan 13-14  Sat-Sun Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala –  Brahmasthanam Amrita Nagar, Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 018, Kerala. Phone: 0471 – 2490140 {map}   Jan 16 Tue Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu (Public program)  Amrita Vidyalayam Campus, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Road, Amritapuram, Saravanantheri, Agastheeswaram, Kanyakumari – 629 701, Tamil Nadu. Phone: 04652 – 270700 […]

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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 […]