archive for December, 2005

Amritapuri is the land of compassion, love and beauty

(18 Dec '05)

President of India visits Amritapuri 18 December 2005 , Amritapuri His Excellency the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, paid a visit to Amritapuri today. In the divine presence of Amma, His Excellency officially handed over 500 tsunami-relief houses constructed by the Ashram to the Honourable Minister of Revenue of Kerala, Sri. K.M. Mani. […]

Category : Around Amma | Tsunami

Would a mother trick her children?

(16 Dec '05)

16 December 2005 — Amritapuri Devi is the Goddess, the Divine Mother of the Universe. But in puranas, hymns and other devotional works she is also spoken of as maya, the illusory power. For example in the Lalita Sahasranama, the 716th mantra is Om mayayai namah.1 On the one hand we are presented with Devi […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005 | Satsang

President of India to visit Amritapuri

(14 Dec '05)

14 December 2005 — Amritapuri This Sunday, the 18th of December, His Excellency the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, will come to Amritapuri Ashram in order to hand over 500 tsunami-relief houses to local government authorities in the presence of Amma. When the President hands over the keys to the tsunami houses during […]

Category : Announcements | Tsunami

Festival at Edachira

(11 Dec '05)

House Building with Love and Compassion 11 December 2005 — Edachira, Alappad Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala For the past few weeks, the scene across the backwaters from the tiny island of Edachira has been something of a festival, as both villagers and residents of Amritapuri have been working together to help build homes for the […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Helping the students to fully blossom

(9 Dec '05)

9 December 2005 — Amritapuri When the professors from the United States took their seats, the first thing Amma asked them was if they were tired. Indeed, they had been on a whirlwind schedule: first to Delhi where they signed the MoU regarding the Indo-US e-Learning initiative, then to the Coimbatore campus of Amrita University […]

Category : Around Amma 2005 | University

One million dollar for Katrina victims

(8 Dec '05)

08 Dec 2005, New York Swami Ramakrishnananda and Brahmachari Dayamrita Chaitanya representing the M.A. Center met former US President Bill Clinton on 8th December 2005 in his offices in Harlem, New York City, where they handed over the check of one million dollars for the Hurricane Katrina relief. The donation is one of the largest […]

Category : Disaster Relief

President Kalam addresses students of e-Learning

(8 Dec '05)

8 December 2005 — Amritapuri “Today is an important day in the annals of Indo-US academic cooperation,” said President Kalam over the EduSat satellite. His Excellency was addressing students and professors participating in a newly formed Indo-US e-Learning project wherein lectures given by top U.S. professors visiting Amrita University will be broadcast via an ISRO […]

Category : Announcements