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2013 Run for Amma

Help me raise money for Cancer Research on my 50 mile endurance run in honor of Champa Seshadri—The Run for Amma, an annual run held to raise money for cancer research. This year’s run will be a breathtaking (and challenging) trail run from the Pacific Ocean up and over the Santa Cruz mountains and into Silicon […]

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Puja for Amma

Final ceremony at the Hindu Mandir Temple to mark the ascension of the soul. Tonight is the 13th day after Amma has passed. This marks the end of the official mourning period.

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Puja for Amma (Friday in Montréal)

We will be conducting the 12th/13th day ceremony (Puja) for Champa Seshadri at: Date: Friday March 16, 2012 Time: 10am-Noon Place: Hindu Mandir Temple50 Kesmark St., Dollard des Ormeaux, QC Lunch to follow Puja   Please RSVP to amma@kreaden.com and let us know how many people in your party will stay for lunch.  

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Funeral Information

Please join us in remembering Amma: Date: Monday, March 12, 2012 Viewing: 09:30am – 11:30am Funeral Service: 11:30am Place: Rideau Funeral Home 4275 Boul. des Sources, DDO (514) 685-3344 Location: Click for map Cremation to follow services

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At Peace

Amma passed away peacefully at 9:27pm on Sunday night. She was surrounded by her family, as we helped with her final transition.   Home hospice allowed us to make her comfortable right up until the end. The support and love for Amma was a powerful force that allowed her to be at peace and prepared […]

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Sunday Afternoon Update

I have posted some photos from the past 2 days on Facebook.com/runforamma.   4:45pm: Amma is still transitioning, waning in and out of consciousness. Hospice visited this afternoon to make sure that she is comfortable and to brief us on providing care and comfort for her.

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Update – Sunday Morning

Amma was restless most of the day yesterday, without sleeping much. We had a parade of family and friends dropping in yesterday: Suji and Kris Krishnan from Canada Samath Pfeiffer from Redlands, CA Mira and Shyam from Canada Seshadri (Ambie) and Vijaya from Brazil Usha & Mayan Patel with Neera, Mala and Shaan from Anaheim […]

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Sunset Ahead

We have prepared as well as we can for this part of the journey. Amma was placed on hospice for home care about a week ago now, and she has a great staff attending to her.   This past week has been difficult for Amma, but she is comfortable now and surrounded by family. Kidney […]

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The Other Half

Another day, another visitor for Amma. Today we welcomed Dr. Uday Krishnan (or at least, Dr.-soon-to-be) for a quick visit. Uday decided to come down from Toronto for the day, since he had a break between rotations.   After a couple of very tough days for Amma, she awoke today to the news that her […]

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