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Letter to Gail Tredwell – Suresh Kumar

Letter to Gail Tredwell – Suresh Kumar

Below is a letter sent to Gail Tredwell by Suresh Kumar, biological brother of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. Respectful Gail Tredwell, This is Suresh Kumar, eldest son of Sugunacchan and Damayanti-amma. Dear sister, You came to my house in 1979, and you stayed there for about nine years. Because you were not earning any money(…)

Preplanned Propaganda Against Hindu Humanitarians and Spiritual Masters

Preplanned Propaganda Against Hindu Humanitarians and Spiritual Masters

Below is a letter received from Mr.Anil Kumar, the manager of one of India’s largest and most acclaimed Non Governmental Organisations. Though the letter was written intended for an Indan audience, (with references to people who are currently in news in the country), the content of the letter resonates with people all over the world.(…)

Letter from Brahmacharini Dipamrita Chaitanya

Letter from Brahmacharini Dipamrita Chaitanya

Below is a letter from Bri.Dipamrita Chaitanya, the representative Amma France. I came in 1988 to Amma’s place (it was not yet called Amritapuri). I can say that I have being lucky to be “close” to Amma, in her room hours on end, travelling with her, following each step of the development of this exceptional(…)

The Truth Alone Triumphs

The Truth Alone Triumphs

Below is a letter to Amma, written by Rishi from Finland. Rishi Taavi Kassila is a highly acclaimed film director, writer and teacher of yoga in Finland. Rishi’s father, Matti Kassila, is one of the most well-known of Finnish film directors of all time. Rishi’s mother, Aino Mantsas, was a celebrated Finnish actress. Rishi is an(…)

What Would You Do? – Sreejit Poole

What Would You Do? – Sreejit Poole

Below is a letter received from Sreejit Poole, a long time friend of Gail Tredwell. What do you do when someone accuses your mother of incest and your brother of rape, knowing that, having lived side by side with them for the past twenty five years, it is not possible?  Today’s culture makes it politically(…)

Interview with Swamini Atmaprana

Interview with Swamini Atmaprana

The article below is taken from an interview given by Swamini Atmaprana, one of Mata Amritanandamyi Devi’s earliest disciples, to the Mangalam Daily, published on Feb 26, 2014. Gayathri mentioned in her book “Holy Hell” that Dr. Leela (Swamini Atmaprana’s original name before she was ordained as a nun) had left the Ashram just as(…)

“Holy Hell” Ignites Mass Movement In Kerala

“Holy Hell” Ignites Mass Movement In Kerala

In a nation where communal undertones run strong in its veins, Gail Tredwell has inadvertantly became pawn in the hands of Islamic extremists groups who were quick to capitalise on the issues arising from the content of her book. Hence the political mouthpiece of these organisations continue to lead a lone crusade against one of(…)