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One yatra ends, another begins

Bharata Yatra 2006 29 March — Dum Dum International Airport, Kolkata, West Bengal Amma left the Kolkata Ashram around 8:00 p.m. to go to Dum Dum Airport in Kolkata. From there, she flew on to Perth, Australia. After giving a series of programs in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia, Amma will return to Amritapuri. –Tulasi

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The mystery of death: why is it a secret?

21 December 2005 — auto-parts factory and repair facility, just off NH45, Pondicherry About halfway to Chennai from Nagapattinam, one of the vehicles in Amma’s caravan began showing signs of engine trouble. It was also past time for lunch. So when the caravan passed by a large auto-parts factory and engine-repair facility, Amma instructed everyone […]

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Many musical offerings of Mannheim

October 13-15, 2005 — Mannheim, Germany Whatever gift a child may offer its mother, she will treasure it with all her heart. The truth of this statement was made evident in Mannheim, where Amma’s devotees offered a diverse array of performances at her feet: a traditional tribal dance from Northern Kerala, a Malayalam children’s song […]

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You are my greatest wealth

4 October 2005 — Pfyn, Switzerland The church bells tolled seven, letting everyone in the small Swiss village of Pfyn know the hour. From the town square, the sound carried out across the rolling green hillside where milk cows grazed unperturbed by a light evening rain, over the river that flows swiftly through the village’s […]

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Amma leaves Amritapuri.

25 May 2005 Amma left Amritapuri this morning for 8 weeks of spiritual programmes to Japan, USA and Canada . Amma will hold programmes in 12 cities in this two months tour. As is usual there will be satsangs, bhajans, meditation sessions and darshan at all the programmes. This is the 19th year Amma is […]

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The place where speech ends

12 April 2005 – en route to Amritapuri from Trissur In this land of caste rivalries,Where caste is worshipped and the worshippers reap the thorns of sorrow,Even today when people revel in the thorns reaped from castes,My Amma is that love which transcends all these boundaries. ജാതിക്കുശുമ്പിന്‍റെ നാടാണു ജാതിയെ പൂജിച്ചു പൂജിച്ചു മുള്ളുവാരിഇന്നുമാമുള്ളില്‍ മദിക്കുന്ന ജാതിയെ വെല്ലുന്ന […]

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Amma in Bangalore

2005, Bangalore Anticipation was in the air as the people of Bangalore were eagerly awaiting the arrival of their beloved Amma. On the dais was the honorable Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri. Dharam Singh as well as the ex-Prime Minister of India Shri. Deva Gauda. The atmosphere was charged with excitement when the sound of […]

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Amma in Kalpetta

February 4 2005 Yesterday, Amma left Amritapuri for Her brief tour of Kalpetta, Mysore and Bangalore. This is the 12th time Amma has visited the district of Wayanad, where Kalpetta is located. Amma has a charitable hospital for tribals in Kalpetta. She arrived in the mountain-top town at 7:00 this morning. When Amma left Amritapuri, […]

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Singing with devotion

Seattle, Washington – Saturday, 5 June 2004 Amma has said that when Her children sing to Her, She is not listening to the melody and rhythm but to the feeling, the powerful longing behind the voice. But that doesn’t mean She is beyond having a good laugh with some of Her more musically challenged children. […]

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When It Rains, It Pours

7-9 May 2004 — Palakkad, Kerala The last Brahmasthanam Festival Amma held in Palakkad [April 2003] was brutally hot, with temperatures regularly hitting 43 degrees Celsius. The heat was so bad, it even prompted Amma to comment in Her satsang, “My children must be suffering — both from the heat outside and the heat inside.” […]