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History will be the witness for Amma’s service to Tsunami-affected

29 April 2005 The camp conducted by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math for the children affected by the tsunami in Alappad Panchayat concluded today at Amritapuri. The Honourable Minister of Education, Sri. E.T. Mohammed Basheer, gave away the certificates of participation to the 3,000 children. “History will be the witness to the love and compassion Amma […]

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Tsunami alert at Amritapuri

29 March 2005, 12.30 a.m. — Amritapuri At 10:30 p.m. on 28 March, the Ashram received the news that there had been another earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, registering 8.2 on the Richter scale. Amma immediately called the Ashram to alert and sent word to the villagers to evacuate the Alappad Panchayat peninsula, to […]

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Buddhist monk finds inspiration in Amma

1 March 2005, Amritapuri Around the time Amma left for Sri Lanka, a Buddhist monk from the island country came to stay for a while in Amritapuri. He had heard a lot about Amma and, as he was spending some time in India, had decided to come to Her Ashram. After Amma returned from Sri […]

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Desharaksha puja in Azhikkal

16 February 2005 — Azhikkal Village, Alappad Panchayat, Kerala After giving darshan in tsunami relief camps in Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu, Amma travelled all night to reach the Ashram at around 8:00 in the morning on February 15. This morning—less than 24 hours later—She left for Sri Lanka, where She is to visit more tsunami-wrecked […]

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Amma inspires Nagapattinam

14 February 2005 — Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu Amma visited several tsunami-hit areas in Nagapattinam on the 13th and 14th. There were no formal programmes. Nothing had been arranged by the Ashram, but by the time Amma arrived in the village of Nagore, there were many posters and banners welcoming her. When Amma arrived the place […]

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When Amma adopts a village

13 February 2005 — Samanthampettai, Nagore Village, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu When a child is hurt sometimes he doesn’t cry… until he sees his mother. However many tears the men and women of Samanthampettai had been holding back, they all seemed to come to the surface this week when their Amma came to check on […]

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Just your blessings…

13 February 2005 — Lechakkupam, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu Amma had been visiting tsunami relief camps from the morning itself. Many a times those with Her had tried to get Her to cut short Her programme in some way, but Amma was not open to suggestions—She just said, “You don’t understand their sorrow.” The programme […]

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The Wisdom of Tsunami

12 February 2005 — Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, en route from Bangalore to Nagapattinam “My house, my life, my belongings, my children—all disappeared in the blink of an eye,” Amma said. She was talking to Her disciples and devotees about the tsunami during a stop in Dharmapuri. Amma was going to the Nagapattinam district to give […]

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Ashram presents house plan to the govt

Jan 29 2005 The Ashram presented a new house plan to the Kerala Government. The plan consists of two bed rooms, a kitchen, dining hall and a toilet on the ground floor and a bed room on the first floor. The building will be built on concrete piling with belt foundation. Turiyamritananda inaugurated the shelter […]

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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 […]