Tag: West Bengal

  • Kolkata Pratistha

    Kolkata Pratistha

    21 March 2008, Kolkata, West Bengal Bharata yatra 2008 On the morning of March 19 in Kolkata, Amma consecrated a Brahmasthanam Temple, performing both stupika pratishtha and prana pratishtha consecutively. The Kolkata Brahmasthanam is the Ashram’s first temple in West Bengal and its 20th such temple altogether. Kolkata is already home to a number of…

  • Durga Blesses Kolkata

    Durga Blesses Kolkata

    18 – 21 March 2008 — Kolkata, West Bengal Sri Durga Ma—clothed in red, each of her eight hands clutching a weapon—bore witness to Amma’s first Brahmasthanam Festival in her Calcutta ashram. For all three days of the program, the large Durga murti graced the dais where Amma sang bhajans, gave satsang, led meditation and…

  • 300 Hours, 8,500 kilometres & 700,000 hugs

    300 Hours, 8,500 kilometres & 700,000 hugs

    Since 7 January, Amma and Her children have travelled throughout India

  • House visit in Durgapur

    House visit in Durgapur

    Friday, 26 March 2004 —Durgapur, West Bengal – Bharata Yatra Driving out of Durgapur, Amma made two “house calls”—a slow drive-by of the new Durgapur Amritakuteeram housing colony currently under construction, and a long walk through the first one, which has been home to 108 families for one year now. As Amma moved around the…

  • Deep inside there is a bond

    Deep inside there is a bond

    Wednesday, 24 March 2004 — En route to Durgapur, West Bengal It was dark, but Amma’s face shone clearly in the glow of the portable lamps. She had been singing bhajans in Bengali, but now She wanted a story with a moral, a frequent request of Hers when sitting with Her children. One of Amma’s…