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If we all become fireflies, it becomes a great light

It is not enough that we receive it. We also have to spread it and share with others.

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We have to find the real security within ourselves

9-10 April, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2019 Amma visited Kozhikode two days for the annual Brahmastanam Festival. Like at every visit, Amma was welcomed by a sea of devotees, waiting to catch a glimpse of their beloved Amma as she arrived. Accompanied by traditional drumming, Amma stood gazing down at her children from the […]

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Nature Teaches Selflessness: Amma in Kozhikode

15-16 January, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2018 The second leg of the 2018 Bharata Yatra started with a two day Brahmasthanam Festival in Kozhikode, the first of ten cities that Amma will visit in her travels. The festival marked the silver jubilee of the pratishta, as it was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the temple’s […]

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Pure Love in a city of devotion: Amma’s visit to Kozhikode

22-23 March, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2017 After a successful program in Coimbatore, the tour group packed up and drove to Kozhikode for the last stop of the Bharata Yatra’s 3rd leg. The Kozihkode ashram was overflowing with love by the time Amma arrived. Crowds of devotees were there to greet her, all of […]

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Cultivating Devotion with Yearning, Dispassion and Discrimination

22 Feb, Kozhikode – Bharata Yatra 2017 The tour group stopped in Kozhikode at the house of Chandrahasan, a devotee who had known Amma for over thirty years {news}. It was lunch time and Amma had just passed out prasad. She asked the devotees gathered there whether anyone had a question. A devotee raised their hand […]

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Past & Present overlap with memories at a house in Kozhikode

22 Feb, Kozhikode – Bharata Yatra  2017 By the time we reached Kozhikode it was 2pm, nine hours into our twenty hour journey. The hot air was rushing in through the bus windows, and our only reprise from the sweltering humidity of the South Indian sun was the occasional moment of sleep. Our stomachs were […]

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Amma in Kozhikode

12-13 January, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2016 Amma arrived to Kozhikode at 9:45pm from Mangalore for the next two day Brahmasthanam festival on the North Kerala tour. She was received by the devotees chanting mantras, shouting of Mata Rani, and silent tears of love. Amma then served dinner to all those present. During the […]


eLiteracy & health awareness for tribal children

3 March, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2015 During Kozhikode program, Amma distributed Amrita University’s certificates to 17 tribal children from Attapadi for completing the eLiteracy & Health Awareness course. The tablet computers were taken to their doorsteps and classes timed after their working hours. The tutor Aneesh is an alumni of Amma’s Parapally School. […]

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Only our bodies are staying here, our hearts are always with you

2-3 March, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2015 Hundreds of the Kozhikode devotees were lined up holding brass trays of flowers and puja lamps when the tour group arrived at the ashram at 5:30 in the evening. Amma was not expected to arrive until 7:30 pm. The Kozhikode devotees who were lined up five or […]

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Amma in Kozhikode

15 February, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2013 When Amma arrived in Kozhikode there was an enormous crowd waiting to greet her.  Traditional drums were being played and the crowd loudly chanted as Amma walked through the throng of devotees, touching their hands as she moved. Some were in wonder, some were in tears, some […]