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Diwali is a reminder to invoke the divine within our heart

17 & 18 October 2017 Diwali celebrations in Amritapuri Diwali was celebrated throughout Amritapuri in many ways. In the morning, as Amma made her way to the stage for the day’s darshan, she was welcomed by a group of Amma’s children from Tamil Nadu, dressed in beautiful attire and holding diyas (lamps) in their hands. They […]

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Amma dedicated Bharat Mata Temple to the Nation

28 Jan, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2017 Amma dedicated the Ramayanam Darshanam (exhibition on Valmiki Ramayana) and the Bharatamata Sadanam (Bharata Mata Temple) to the nation at the Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari. Entering the ground floor of the temple, Amma was given a tour of the Ramayana gallery, then performed a puja to […]

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Messages of Amma

Sri Rama – an excellent role model of Dharma and values

Defeating adharma is not the foremost priority of avataras. Their primary goal is to nurture devotion in the hearts of humankind.

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Sri Rama knew Sitas heart

15 March 2005 — Amritapuri The Puranas and Hindu epics are full of stories that seem simple on the surface, but upon deeper investigation reveal fathomless depth. This, in truth, is their greatness—the fact that everyone from a child to a scholar can hear them and come away with meaning appropriate for their stage and […]

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Festivals

Deepavali – the festival of Lights : the legends, story and the message of Diwali

India is a land of festivals where you will see at least one major festival each month. Deepavali (or Diwali) which literally means “rows of lamps” is one of the four main festivals of India. Throughout the world, all Hindus celebrate Deepavali or Diwali with great pomp and enthusiasm. The celebration of Diwali lasts six […]

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Sthala Purana

Legends of Chennai

The city of the Peacock Sthala Puranas of Bharat One of the most famous temples in Chennai is the Kapaleswarar Temple1, located in an area that is today referred to as Mylapore. In fact, Mylapore is an Anglicized form of “Mayilapur,” which literally means “City of the Peacock.”2 In the Puranas, Lord Shiva is the […]