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Lift ourselves from manhood to godhood by love and compassion

14-15 Jan, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Bharata Yatra 2015 After a gap of two years Amma visited her Chennai ashram for a Brahmastanam Festival on Jan 14 and 15. The day Amma arrived, Jan 13, was the day prior to the Pongal Festival. As Amma was serving dinner to everyone, she asked the devotees to […]

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Doing good for everyone is Amma’s seva – and that seva is flawless

On the auspicious occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 152nd birthday, January 12th, Amma held the first public program in the city of Erode, Tamil Nadu. The event was held at the Vellalar College grounds – a huge field overflowing with thousands of devotees, gathered to partake in Amma’s satsang, bhajans, meditation and darshan. Erode is one […]

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Why did Krishna steal butter? Three birds in one shot

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, […]

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Kovai Brahmasthanam Festival

9-10 Kovai Brahmasthanam festival, Tamil Nadu – 2015 Bharata Yatra

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Sacred fencing at Nellai

28 Jan, Nellai, Tamil Nadu, Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma held her first public program in the city of Tirunelveli, in southern Tamil Nadu. This district is well-known for its diverse landscapes; it contains everything from deserts, forests, rivers, mountains, to sea coasts. The name ‘Tiru-nel-veli’ means ‘sacred fenced paddy.’ One of the ancient stories is […]

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Fulfilling Promises

Fulfilling Promises- Amma in Kumbakonam 26 Jan 2008, Kumbhakonam, Tamil Nadu, Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma held her first public program in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. The program was held on a huge Banadurai Higher Secondary School grounds, capable of holding tens of 1,000’s of people. In July of 2004, a disastrous fire took place in this […]

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Covai 2008

23-24 Jan 2008, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma held two days of programmes in the Chennai Brahmasthanam. The crowd overflowed the small Brahmasthanam grounds on both days, as the people continuously filed in from the busy streets to have darshan. On the second day, mass pujas were performed, led by Amma herself. Chennai […]

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Convergence of Rivers

20 Jan 2008, Bhavani River, Tamil Nadu, Bharata Yatra 2008 On the way to Pondicherry, Amma stopped along with the traveling devotees at the convergence of two holy rivers, the Bhavani and Kaveri. Amma used to visit here regularly in between stops of the India tours, but it had been more than three years since […]

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Amma in Coimbatore

20 Jan, Covai, Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma’s Bharata yatra 2008 began with the 7th annual Brahmasthanam festival in Coimbatore. These two days of programs came to a close, at 7 a.m. on Friday the 20th. On both nights of the festival, the Tamil people expressed their devotion through their native song and dance. This form […]

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Bhavani River stop with Amma

20 Jan 2008, Bhavani River, Tamil Nadu On the way from Kovai, Amma and the group stopped at Bhavani river.  This sacred spot is the convergence of two rivers, Kaveri and Bhavani, called Bhavani Sangama. Sitting on the banks, facing the Bhavani river Amma sang few new bhajans, had satsang and Amma distributed dinner prasad […]