Mangalore: Amma Hugs Dr Veerendra Heggade and Thousands of Devotees at Amrita Vidyalayam

Mangaluru: Thousands of devotees including a number of foreigners gathered at the Amrita Vidyalayam Grounds Boloor to visit and seek blessings from the Hugging Saint ‘Amma’, here on January 9. The programme “Brahmasthana Mahothsava 2016” and “Amritasangama 2016” was organized by Mata Amritanandamayi Math.


Bhajan’s were held in the morning. All the devotees welcomed Amma to the dais. The programme began with an invocation. President of Mata Amritanandamayi Math Shruthi Hegde welcomed the gathering. Later Amma met the devotees and hugged them. Many prominent personalities visited Amma and sought her blessings.

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Dharmadhikari Shri Kshethra Dharmsthala Padma Vibhushan Rajarshi Dr D Veerendra Heggade garlanded Amma and sought her blessings. Scholarships were distributed to the students by Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Aqua Guard water purifier systems worth Rs 9000 were aslo distributed to ten local government schools on the occasion.

Addressing the gathering Dr Veerendra Heggade said, “Two months ago, when I went to Kollam along with my family, I visited Amma’s Ashram. I was shocked to see the devotees thronging to the Ashram to seek blessings from Amma. People from all walks of life visiting Amma to seek her blessings without discrimination of caste creed and religion. All the devotees got divine blessings through Anmma. In our country the relationship between devotees and God is unique.

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He further said that we have to respect Guru (teacher) because teacher is a person who teaches us about God. Amma respects all the people. Most of us are deprived from mother’s love. To take us near to God we have to respect the Guru and this is what Amma teaches us. In this modern world there is lack of relationship between mother and child due to materialism, poverty and the working system. The state government and central government is bringing awareness among the mothers to breast feed their children to strengthen the bond between mother and child.

He also said that if you serve the poor and the downtrodden that is the best way to heaven. Amma is here to show us the way to heaven. She is taking all our problems because she has special regards towards her devotees. Amma’s Love and empathy crosses all barriers of nationality, race, caste and religion, resulting in a host of charitable activities. Amma has over the years been preaching, practicing and showering bountiful affection, love, compassion and kindness to all mankind and that has justly earned her the epithet of ‘Universal Amma’.

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Amma addressing the devotees said that smile is music of the soul, and whatever comes in life should be accepted with a smile. “We should think positively. Our anger, jealousy, pride makes us sick and it affects our body as well as mind. This world is a beautiful garden for human beings and animals. God has created everything and given us the responsibility to safeguard it. He has created animals that are not intelligent like us, but they do not go against the creator.” She further said that in this modern era we have forgotten the meaning of love and humanity. We now see more of enmity, corruption and hatred in our everyday life. If we control our emotions, anger and anxiety and live with unity this world will be a better place to live in, she said.

MLA of Mangaluru J R Lobo, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, Ajith Kumar Rai Maladi, Former MLA Yogish Bhat, Manohar Prasad, Chief Manager Karnataka Bank Srinivas Deshpande and others were also present.

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  1. Amma’s love towards mankind is unconditional. The true meaning of Love is Amma’s Love to the mankind. Thats what our sages told Love is God. I really very much happy to see Dr. Veerendra Heggade in Amma’s function in Mangalore. The people who experienced her love will understand this. I think she is reincarnation of Matha Sharada Devi. She proved herself the real Jnana comes from spirituality not from materialistic education… Jai Maa… there are no words to define my Beloved Amma…

  2. Amma’s love towards mankind is unconditional. The true meaning of Love is Amma’s Love to the mankind. -Ms.Kumuda Gatty

    Respected madam, For entire mankind only unconditional love is from their own biological parents. They are always with you any circumstances. There is no comparison to the parents with this man made ‘Amma’.

    With the absence of tough Anti superstition laws the void is filled by Amma,Baba,tantrik etc. who exploit the innocents day in and out.

    A former close aide of spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi has come out with a book which narrates tales of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse in the ashram.The Hugging Saint’s PA turns whistleblower with a new book that lists sexual abuse and corruption as foundation for the spiritual mega-empire.

    “Holy hell: A Memoir of Faith, Devotion and Pure Madness” -Gail ‘Gayatri’ Tredwell

    Tredwell alleged that one of the ashram colleagues had sexually exploited her and such repeated abuse eroded her faith. Her memoir contains details of alleged promiscuity among ashram members.Mata Amritanandmayi — the guru at the helm of a global spiritual empire that some reports estimate receives $20 million in donation every year — Gail ‘Gayatri’ Tredwell was by her side.

    The memories of self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa Obscene pictures go viral who hails from Mumbai claimed that Radhe Maa is a fan of Sunny Leone.Then magic baba from Puttaparthi,levitating baba Nityanand bedtime story,Nagina baba and Egg.Baba of Haryana are few examples to protect our young from deviating.

    Under the falsehood of Godman they are enjoying the luxuries of life with donations received from all over the world. Strict tax enforcement act and political backing due to large support base has made grow into empires.

    In the olden days each house has ‘Devar Kone'(God room) where families used to worship together in the evening.There are room for such personalities to exist.As India became more digital more and more youth become victim of day time robbery.

    Jai Hind

  3. @ joker Praveena – Why didn’t you go to the event since you still live in Bharatha ? LOL

    @ Sharia Pandita – I’m against all superstitions. However, I would choose a hugging mom over the death cult that is responsible for so much death and destruction since centuries!

    • @ joker Praveena – Why didn’t you go to the event since you still live in Bharatha ? LOL

      Lol! You love visiting Murudeshwar once in 5 yrs and Mangalore once every TEN. ANd when is that event exactly? Whenever your boss agrees to give some 10 days off while he plays golf every 10 hrs or so? 🙂

      And, well, YOU are in Yumreeka. So do you go to events hosted by Benny Hinn, Matt Chandler, Wilfredo DeJesus, Billy Hybels, Albert Mohler et al?

      And just today you muttered – “LOL As I keep saying, religion is one of the biggest scams in the human history!! They thrive on ignorance and fear of death”.

      As per some ancient texts… which go way way back beyond your fav 7th century – isn’t time supposed to be cyclic for you? You’re gonna be reborn, right? So, why worry about somebody else’s “death”?

      EVERY third sentence in 1 1/2 post of yours refers to ‘Sanathana Dharma’ and TALKS about WHAT would/happen IF some non-sanathana dharma (Thank God you don’t refer to them as normal Hindus – you know… people – ALL indians living this side of some mountains are Hindus.) WERE to do something wrong to the SD people.

      What a BUNDLE of contradictions!

      What a Bundle master!

      What a joker!

      Jai Rampu ki.
      Jai Hind 🙂

  4. I just noticed something – All the white masters are given first class tickets at the front!! LOL As I keep saying, religion is one of the biggest scams in the human history!! They thrive on ignorance and fear of death.

    • LOL As I keep saying, religion is one of the biggest scams in the human history!! They thrive on ignorance and fear of death.- Rampa Joker’ji

      Err, probably they too could EXPLAIN that with STUNT along allied lined with your much abused mantra – ‘Kaala, stithi and mathi-illada-gathi’. Right ya Rampu’ji Maha Joker’ji? I mean, whats good for the goose is good enough for the Gander. I hope you cotton-on to what I mean.

      I mean, just see HOW prettily you try to explain the MIA incidents – and THAT too sitting in YouEssYay and copy-pasting names of idiots! You should be thanking Mcom for the news! And instead, you call your poor self as…. sophi…… (complete maadri). 🙂

      Ayyo.. Rampa…..

      • I understand why you still have trouble understanding mangaluru vimaana nidlaana incidents. After all, who says the anganawaadi students are capable of drawing conclusions based on data patterns? Your primary focus should be to learn counting so you can go a good job of counting at local farm!! LOL

    • Original R.Pai – “I just noticed something – All the white masters are given first class tickets at the front!! LOL”


  5. I’m against all superstitions.-Atheist Mr.Original

    Sir,Please burn your ‘Kundli’ or flush it down the drain. Original Pai I had seen many offering free ‘Kiss’ and ‘HUG ME’ in US and UK streets with bold placard. I had once challenged the pretty lady offering me the old man,will you able to give the same kindness to man suffering from ‘AIDS’?

    Will this self proclaimed Amma ready to hug AIDS,Leprosy,Hepatitis B patients like Mother Teresa?

    These Amma is just an another way of exploitation like ‘Petikot baba’.Easy business in the nation of Billion plus population.

    Jai hind

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