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Mother House

54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 016, India
91-33-2249-7115
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Mother Teresa's tomb has become a place of pilgrimage and quiet meditation to people of all creeds. The site of the tomb is a place of profound silence, serenity and peace. Despite the persistent noise of passing Kolkata traffic, Mother's tomb is truly a reflection of her life, that we must be able to pray and contemplate even in the... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I am a Bong, born and brought up in the land of Bengal, stay in this City of Joy almost a year by then in Mar. '14 and happened to visit Mother House in Kolkata so late :O - Thanks to my friend Leela(from Pune) with who I shared a common inclination to visit this place. I thot this is... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Simplicity, serenity and compassion of Mother Theresa still felt here today. Was lucky enough to visit in time for a mass.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Mother House holds the mortals remains of the late Mother Teresa,the Saint of Kolkata.It is a beautifully kept shrine and a peaceful place of worship and reflection.The nuns are very friendly,humble and welcoming.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Location: Its so confusing to get here, BEST IS TO SAVE IT ON GPS AND FOLLOW THE GPS LOCATION FAITHFULLY ! About the Experience: I had been there with my childhood friends from Pune. The mass was going on when we went there, it was so peaceful and out of the world experience. Its a place where you can reconnect... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

An amazing person, Mother Teresa was all that is right in this world. Don't miss this experience. No camera needed.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

please know the timing before you move .............. nice beautiful place , very quite and more......

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was really difficult finding the Missionaries of Charity Motherhouse, as it was my first time in Cal and folks kept directing me in circles, including the cops, lol. But finally I made it there with GPS. Serene place, and was an honor to be able to spend some time at Mother theresa's tomb and the place where all this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is an important and historic place. It is also a place for reflection on Mother Theresa's work. The exhibition is educational and inspiring. Worth a visit.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The placard at the entrance reads 54A Mother Teresa, MC In because her body is resting here forever. Her grave has fresh petals that are used to create meaningful messages for visitors. The day i was there, the message was "God has called me to be faithful.' Sisters Welcome you with a grateful smile and do not charge anyone to... More

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