In order to distinguish individuals who have made important contributions to the spiritual-philosophical literature of India, Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) began presenting the Amrita Keerti Award in 2001. The goal is to assist the preservation of the ancient and enduring human values of Sanatana Dharma.

The cash prize rendered through this award is intended to support the recipients, helping them to be financially in the position to continue to dedicate their life to their noble pursuits, and thereby foster the cultural heritage of India.

The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 123,456, an idol of Saraswati Devi crafted by the artist Nambootiri and a Certificate of Commendation from the MAM.

Amrita Keerti award recepients since its inception:
2001    Acharya Narendra Bhushan
2002    P. Parameshwaran
2003    Prof. Harihara Shastri
2003    Dr. Shankar Abhyankar (National Award)
2004    Mahakavi Akkitham Achyuthan Nambootiri
2005    P. Narayana Kurup
2006   Smt. Pratibha Ray (National Award)
2007    Paravur Sreedharan Tantri
2008    Prof. R. Vasudevan Potti
2009    Prof. K.V. Dev
2010     Prof. NP Unni
2011     M.P.Veerendra Kuamr
2012 C. Radhakrishnan
2013 Turavoor Viswambharan
2013 Manoj Das (National Award)

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Amritakeerti Puraskar 2013 to Manoj Das and Turavoor Viswambharan

(18 Sep '13)

In conjunction with the 60th birthday celebrations of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, the 2013 Amritakeerti Puraskar National Award will be bestowed upon renowned English and Oriya writer Prof. Manoj Das. The Kerala State Level award will be bestowed upon eminent writer, scholar and orator Prof. Thuravoor Viswambharan. The announcement was made on 17th September 2013 […]

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May this award spread goodness and peace

(28 Sep '12)

27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – 59th B’day Celebrations As part of Amma’s 59th birthday celebrations, the 2012 Amrita Keerti Puraskar for excellence in Indian cultural literature was bestowed upon C. Radhakrishnan by P.J. Kurian, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, in Amma’s presence. In his address  Kurien said, “Amma is the essence of Indian culture.  […]

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2012 Amritakeerti Puraskar to C.Radhakrishnan

(24 Sep '12)

In conjunction with the 59th birthday celebrations of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, the 2012 Amritakeerti Puraskar will be awarded to renowned writer and film director C. Radhakrishnan. The award comes with a cash prize of Rs. 1,23,456, a statuette created by sculptor Namboodiri and a citation. C. Radhakrishnan will be presented the award on September […]

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New service initiatives on 58th birthday of Amma

(1 Oct '11)

Each year on Amma’s birthday, Mata Amritanandamayi Math inaugurates new charities, expands existing ones and releases a number of new publications. There was a formal public function for this as part of the birthday celebrations. Many dignitaries were there for the function. They include: His Excellency Sri. K. Sankaranarayanan, the Governor of Maharashtra; Sri. Vilasrao […]

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Dr. N.P. Unni to receive Amrita Keerti

(23 Sep '10)

23 Sep 2010, Amriapuri On 27th September, the birthday of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Dr. N.P. Unni will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar for his vast and important contributions to the cultural, spiritual and philosophical literature of India. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 123,456, an idol of Saraswati Devi crafted by […]

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Prof. K.V. Dev to receive Amrita Keerti puraskar

(20 Sep '09)

18 September 2009 — Amritapuri During Amma’s 56th birthday celebrations, Professor K.V. Dev will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar {news} for his meritorious contributions and perpetuation to Vedic knowledge. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 123,456, an idol of Saraswati Devi crafted by the artist Nambootiri and a Certificate of Commendation from […]

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R Vasudevan Potti to receive Amrita Keerti Puraskar

(24 Sep '08)

24 September 2008 — Amritapuri During Amma’s 55th birthday celebrations, Professor R. Vasudevan Potti will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar {news} for his meritorious contributions and perpetuation to Vedic knowledge. Prof. R. Vasudevan Potti was born in 1929 in Karnataka. For 21 years he served as a professor of Vedanta at the Thiruvananthapura Sanskrit […]

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Sreedharan Tantri to receive Amrita Keerti

(25 Sep '07)

Sri. Paravur Sreedharan Tantri will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar {news} on 27th September, the birthday of Amma, for his meritorious contributions and perpetuation of India’s Kshetra Tantric and astrological traditions. Furthermore, he is being honoured for his role as social reformer, standing as one of the main forces behind the opening of Hindu […]

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Prathiba Ray to receive Amrita Keerthi

(20 Sep '06)

September 20, Amritapuri As part of Amma’s upcoming 53rd birthday celebrations, Smt. Pratibha Ray will be awarded the Ashram’s Amrita Keerti Puraskar{news} for her meritorious contributions to the field of Indian literature. Ray is an award-winning writer from Orissa who has captured reader’s hearts through insightful narratives that often shed light on historical and mythological […]

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Narayana Kurup to receive Amrita Keerti award

(23 Sep '05)

On 27th September, the birthday of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Sri. P. Narayana Kurup will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar for his meritorious contributions to spiritual and philosophical literature. Kurup is an award-winning poet and literary critic and is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Ollur Award. His Excellency the Governor of Kerala, […]

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