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Mother House

54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 016, India
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Kolkata, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Her work places are spread over at many places. This being the Headquarter. Situated at a central part of Kolkata, easily accessible by road from the two Terminal Railway stations as well as from the airport. Any cabbie will of course know the "Mother House". The Land mark of the place is "Bamboo Villa" ( The Income Tax office )... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A must visit for all. Mother home is just as simple as Mother was. The simplicity of the home,the sisters serving there makes this place worth its visit. I don't want to elaborate and take away the simplicity of this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Serenity in its purest form. The moment you pass through the entrance door you are quite overwhelmed and a feeling of complete calm pervades. Everyone should have this experience. The informative displays add a completeness to thr memorable occasion. Bless all who come here.

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Madurai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Please note: the Mother House is NOT in the position currently shown on the interactive map on this page (where it is shown opposite the Race Course). It is in quite another part of A.J.C.Bose Road - follow it round to the east and then north; pause when you cross Elliot, and enlarge the scale then you will see the... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Theirs lots of travelers volunteering here and you will make lots of friends. The work is fine it mostly involves, washing up, laundry and help with feeding, also massage. All the volunteers meet up at the main Mother House in the morning for breakfast then you all branch of to your different Houses. If you work in any care industry... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great succinct touching exhibit of Mother Teresa's life and works. A serene sanctuary away from the noise of Kolkata streets. Possible to walk from Park Street, get a brunch along the way. Can combine with a trip for a walk in the Park Cemetery just round the corner of the streey as well. Cool majestic tombstones dating back hundreds of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Really enjoyed a visit here, the information and displays are very informative and really well laid out, it really is an oasis of peace. the sisters look after you and answer any questions and thank you for the small souvenir. Just watch out for the touts outside.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The place moves you strongly and maybe that’s why when one visits it they can’t define this place as to be an attraction as this place is more spiritual and emotionally connecting and partly owing to the soul and the nature of the place and other part being the icon Mother Teressa itself. The whole place is simple and overwhelming.... More

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Johor Bahru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A not so extraordinary place from outside but as you enter the building, you get a warmth and silent feeling. A visit to the tome of Mother Teresa to pay her a respect for all that she has done to the community, also spend some time reading her autobiography in a special room. Should everyone on this earth learn from... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The Mother house provides an amazing insight into the life and achievements of a great lady. there is a small and informative museum as well as the chance to see the room where Mother Teresa worked, slept and passed away. You can also visit her tomb.

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