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Amma in Coimbatore

25 January 2004 — Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu The last stop on Amma’s South India Tour began today in Coimbatore, at the Brahmasthanam temple. These next three days will enjoy a Brahmasthanam Festival complete with the regular planetary pujas and archanas, and Amma’s bhajans, satsang and darshan. This evening’s programme began with the garlanding of Amma […]

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Paying back a visit

4 – 5 May, 2001, Coimbatore The last afternoon darshan in Coimbatore. The stage is packed-as usual. But the majority of devotees seated there to Mother’s left are children, girls and boys in green-checked uniforms. Why is there so much space between them? Ah! Many are sitting with their legs stretched out in front. Their […]

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Brahmasthanam Installation – Covai

2 May  2001, Covai, Tamil Nadu Between the hours of eleven in the morning and one in the afternoon on Wednesday, the 2nd of May, 2001, Amma consecrated a new Brahmasthanam temple at the new ashram in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, the southern state neighbouring Her home state of Kerala. At Mananthavadi just over two months […]

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Legends of Kovai, Tamil Nadu

Around an ancient temple dedicated to Koni Amman, the name of this goddess alone the city name “Kovai” evolve.