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Lose yourself in the song

Someone had put a note on Amma’s peetham before the start of the evening bhajan, requesting Her to sing the Mahishasura Mardini Stotram, a 21-versed hymn in praise of Durga. Amma read the note aloud to the ashramites and devotees who were seated before Her and then told them all to close their eyes, imagine […]

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Celebration of Amma’s birth star

30 January 2004 — Amritapuri Tonight is Kartika. As always on the night of Amma’s birth star, the ashram was alit with various lights and candles, in particular, the pathway Amma follows from Her room to the bhajan hall. Towards the end of the night’s set of bhajans, Amma surprised everyone by practicing a new […]