archive for June, 2005

Amma s goodness inspired tsunami relief work

(26 Jun '05)

26 June 2005, Amritapuri “Amma’s hands of goodness inspired tsunami relief and rehabilitation activities in the state” said Mr. Oommen Chandy, Kerala Chief  Minister at a function in Amritapuri. “Endowed with a big heart, symbolising  the goodness of the society, Amma has completed the construction of Tsunami houses at a fast pace” said Mr. Chandy […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Handing over the keys to the next 89 houses

(25 Jun '05)

25 June 2005 The Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri. Oomen Chandy will be handing over the keys to another 89 houses built for people of Arattupuzha Panchayat, Alappuzha District who had lost their homes in the tsunami. The ashram delegates will first present the keys to the Honourable Chief Minister. With this the total […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

LA County presents award to Amma

(21 Jun '05)

21 June 2005, Los Angeles On behalf of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (of five districts) Ms. Lorie Bell and Ms. Leila Sharma presented the award to Amma during her program at the halls of Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles. The certificate was presented thanking Amma for her outstanding humanitarian contributions, efforts and compassionate […]

Category : Around Amma | Yatra

Ashram is a role model in tsunami relief work

(18 Jun '05)

18 June 2005 — Varavila, Klappana Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala oommen chandy receiving key from Amritakripananda puri “I don’t know how to thank Amma for her offer of unconditional aid and the plethora of services she has rendered,” said the Honourable Chief Minister, Sri. Oommen Chandy, during the inaugural address. “The government has not been […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Amrita TV comes to USA

(16 Jun '05)

16 June 2005 Amrita TV has entered US skies starting today, 16th of June. AmritaTV has started beaming its programmes in USA. An assortment of programmes – news bulletins, telefilms, fiction, documentaries, musicals, current affairs and programmes showcasing the rich Kerala culture & spiritual wisdom of India – are being offered. Amrita TV was launched […]

Category : Announcements | Other

Ashram finishes its first 100 houses in Kerala

(16 Jun '05)

16 June 2005 — Alappuzha, Ernakulam & Kollam Districts, Kerala The Ashram has finished building a total of 100 houses in Kerala as part of its the tsunami relief efforts. The government of Kerala has entrusted the Ashram with building 1,600 houses. The Ashram is the first NGO in India to finish building houses based […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

An alternative to traditional means of livelihood for the villagers

(12 Jun '05)

Amritapuri, 12 June, 2005 Lord Krishna says in the Bhagavad Gita: parasparam bhaavayanta param sreyam avaapsyata [‘By nourishing each other, may you attain supreme prosperity’]. As part of the Amrita Tsunami Rehabilitation Project, the Math has initiated a project to make families living in the Alappad village more self-reliant. Called Matru Gramam (‘Mother’s Village’), this […]

Category : Tsunami