A special exhibition train flagged of by railway minister Mamta Banarjee on 27th August from Kolkata as a tribute to the Great Mother Teresa. The train is named as Mothers Express. With four completely air conditioned compartments this train show cases the life and works of mother Teresa.
This exhibition train is like a museum with some great and unforgettable pictures of Mother Teresa’s life and work.
This is Gonxha (Mother Teresa’s name before she became mother Tesera) at the right and Betika Kajnc (he was another Lereto candidate) at the left. This picture was taken in 1928 before she left Ireland.
The Bojaxhiu children, Mother Teresa(in the front) and her sister Agatha(Aga) with brother Lazar. This family photograph was taken in 1924. The Bojaxhiu children, Mother Teresa(in the front) and her sister Agatha with brother Lazar. This family photograph was taken in 1924.
Gonxha and her sister Aga in traditional Albanian dress. Intelligent, gifted and a sociable young girl, she performed in entertainment programs, sang in the parish choir and wrote poems.
Mother Teresa in the 1930’s
She said “I want to be only all for Jesus, truly and not for only by name and dress.”
Narrow toy train carrying passengers in Darjeeling. Picture taken in 1946, when she came to Darjeeling for the first time, their she decided to stay in India and work for the poor in India.
Mother Teresa at the age of 36 in 1946
Mother Teresa with a Leprosy patient. According to her “Leprosy is very hard disease, true, but it is not as painful as the pain of being shunned by people, of being unwanted, uncared for, just left along.”