Tag: Kolkata

  • Let us create a positive vibration: Amma in Kolkata

    Let us create a positive vibration: Amma in Kolkata

    April 13-14, Kolkatta, West Bengal – Bharata Yatra 2016 For her final programs of the tour, Amma held a Brahmasthanam festival in Kolkata, West Bengal. Over the course of the two days, Amma gave satsang, sang bhajans, led everyone in a guided meditation and instructed all to perform the Manasapuja in the local language of…

  • Cleaning Kolkata streets at night

    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…

  • Amma in Kolkota

    Amma in Kolkota

    Amma gave darshan, sang bhajans and gave satsang twice daily, translated into the local language, Bengali. A highlight was Amma singing many Bengali bhajans and conducting some steps of the Manasa puja herself in Bengali too.

  • Kozhukkattas in Kolkatta

    Kozhukkattas in Kolkatta

    Amma used one large pot to put some flour and started kneading it with some water. She took some salt in her hands, mixing it with water on the dough and then kneaded

  • Kolkata Pratistha

    Kolkata Pratistha

    21 March 2008, Kolkata, West Bengal Bharata yatra 2008 On the morning of March 19 in Kolkata, Amma consecrated a Brahmasthanam Temple, performing both stupika pratishtha and prana pratishtha consecutively. The Kolkata Brahmasthanam is the Ashram’s first temple in West Bengal and its 20th such temple altogether. Kolkata is already home to a number of…

  • Durga Blesses Kolkata

    Durga Blesses Kolkata

    18 – 21 March 2008 — Kolkata, West Bengal Sri Durga Ma—clothed in red, each of her eight hands clutching a weapon—bore witness to Amma’s first Brahmasthanam Festival in her Calcutta ashram. For all three days of the program, the large Durga murti graced the dais where Amma sang bhajans, gave satsang, led meditation and…

  • A safe and happy journey

    A safe and happy journey

    29 March, 2006 – Gokulpur, Kolkata, West Bengal Bharata Yatra 2006 began with the start of February {news}. The past two months have been full of bus trips, roadside satsangs, bhajans in myriad Indian languages and of course hundreds of thousands of people from all parts of India coming into Amma’s arms. With the conclusion…

  • First darshan in Kolkata ashram

    Bharata Yatra 2006 28 March 2006 — Gokulpur, Kolkata, West Bengal Amma has been coming to Kolkata almost every year since 1988, but only recently did the Math acquire property in the ancient city upon which to construct an ashram. The Kolkata Ashram is located on a five-acre piece of property in Gokulpur, on the…

  • Ego and all things bow down to such Love

    27 March — Kolkata, West Bengal, Bharat Yatra 2006 Amma’s first of two programmes in Kolkata took place at Nazrul Munj, an indoor-outdoor theatre in the southern part of the city. Participating in the program were a number of businessmen and government officials, including IAS officers Sukumar Das and Rajendra Kumar and industrialists Harsh Neotia…

  • Bharata yatra darshan

    March 28, Gokulpur, Kolkata, West Bengal –Bharata Yatra 2006 At the end of each of Amma’s tours, there is one question in the hearts of many of the brahmacharis, brahmacharinis and devotees traveling with Amma: “Will Amma call us for darshan?” Sometimes she does, and sometimes she does not. In the early days of the…