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Tsunami

Amma, please come to Nagapattinam

20 January 2005 — Amritapuri Some 15 villagers from the Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu came to Amritapuri. The fishermen asked Amma to help them overcome their fear of water and begged her to come to Nagapattinam. Amma has donated five boat engines to Nagapattinam villagers who have lost theirs to the tsunami flood. The […]

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Free Housing Tsunami

Ashram to construct houses in Nagapattanam

9 January 2005 — Nagapattanam, Tamil Nadu As part of its 100 crore tsunami-relief aid package, the Ashram is planning to construct 1000 permanent houses at Pattinacherry, Samanthampettai and other villages in Nagapattanam. The Ashram already had constructed temporary shelters at Samanthampettai, which include provisions for clean drinking water for about 100 families. The Ashram […]

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Tsunami

Ashram to construct houses in Nagapattanam

9 January 2005 — Nagapattanam, Tamil Nadu As part of its 100 crore tsunami-relief aid package, the Ashram is planning to construct 1000 permanent houses at Pattinacherry, Samanthampettai and other villages in Nagapattanam. The Ashram already had constructed temporary shelters at Samanthampettai, which include provisions for clean drinking water for about 100 families. The Ashram […]

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Tsunami

Amma meets the Village Councils

2 January 2005 Amma held a meeting with the local village councils from the coastal belt to discuss future steps for rehabilitation. Food, essentials and medical aid continues to be provided to evacuees at the camps as usual. Psychiatrists from AIMS have also come to help the medical team as there are many cases of […]

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Sthala Purana

Legends of Nagapattinam

The golden fish & other  legends of Nagapattinam Sthala Puranas of Bharat Nagapattinam has a very ancient history. In fact, in Brahmananda Purana [circa 3000 B.C.E.], it is said that the area’s Soundarvaraja Perumal Temple has existed in all four yugas 1. According to the Purana, Nagapattinam was originally called “Soundaranyam.” It’s current name, which […]