The villagers of Ettimadai and members of the Baduga communities danced for hours during darshan. The entire venue was filled with blissfully dancing devotees.
19 March, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2017 The Coimbatore Amrita Vidyalayam grounds were filled by all those attending Amma’s annual Brahmasthanam Festival. The huge crowd stretched all the way to the back of the school premises from the front stage. A light evening drizzle cooled off the day’s heat as all the devotees […]
13-14 Feb – Kovai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2016 Amma held a two day Brahmasthanam festival in Kovai. This Brahmasthanam was installed by Amma in 2001. Upon her arrival from Amritapuri, Amma had an informal meeting with all the local devotees where she sang and distributed dinner to everyone. Then she asked someone to […]
8 Jan, Kovai – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma arrived at the Kovai ashram in the morning, but the tour group didn’t arrive until the evening. At dusk Amma sat with the devotees and volunteers of the program along with the big tour group. Amma sang a few bhajans and started distributing prasad dinner – chapathi, […]
9-10 Kovai Brahmasthanam festival, Tamil Nadu – 2015 Bharata Yatra
Amma in Coimbatore
7 – 8 April, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2013 On the first day of the programs official ceremonies were conducted as Amma reached the stage in Coimbatore. Tamil Nadu State Agriculture Minister S. Damodaran released the book, Spirituality and India in Tamil. Tamil Nadu MLAs, T. Malaravan and Arukutty Gounder released the souvenir […]
Amma in Kovai
30, 31 Jan, Kovai Tamil Nadu – 2011 Bharata Yatra Amma’s 2nd leg of Bharata Yatra 2011 came to an end with a public program and a one day Brahmastanam Temple Festival in Kovai, Tamil Nadu. Welcoming Amma to the city, Kandasamy MLA said: “Amma, you are doing various projects that no government can do, […]
Ethai Amman in Kovai
21-23 January — Brahmasthanam Festival, Kovai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu -Bharata Yatra 2007 Seventy kilometers north of Coimbatore, in the Nilgiris hill town of Ooty, resides a community of people known as the Badaga. The Badaga trace their ancestry back to Ethai Amman, a pious woman from Mysore who fled the city when a Muslim king […]
Legends of Kovai, Tamil Nadu
Around an ancient temple dedicated to Koni Amman, the name of this goddess alone the city name “Kovai” evolve.