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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Mahakavi Akkitham receives Amritakeerti Puraskar

(27 Sep '04)

“Now Why Should I Write?” Monday, 27 September 2004 — Amritapuri When Mahakavi Akkitham Achyuthan Nambootiri received the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s Amritakeerti Puraskar for his contributions to poetry, philosophy and Vedic culture, his eyes were filled with tears. “I am standing in the greatest, most auspicious moment of my life,” he said, standing at Amma’s […]

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Amrita Keerti Puraskar to Parameswaran

(28 Sep '02)

27 Sep 2002, Amritapuri This year’s Amritakeerti Puraskar went to P. Parameswaran. Union Law Minister Jana Krishnamoorthy presented the award. Sri Parameshwaran is an acclaimed and eminent scholar, thinker, and philosopher. He was born in Alapuzha, Kerala, in the year 1927. Shri Parameshwarji had his higher studies at University College, Trivandrum which he passed out […]

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Amma’s Birthday Celebrations 2001

(6 Oct '01)

6 October, 2001 Radiating divine bliss and peace to all humanity, the birthday celebrations of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi were held in the Amritapuri Ashram on 6 October, 2001, in a festive atmosphere of fervent devotion, exuberant joy and deep gratitude. The beautifully decorated Ashram was filled to overflowing with devotees from around the world, who […]

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