archive for January, 2008

Amma in Coimbatore

(22 Jan '08)

20 Jan, Covai, Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma’s Bharata yatra 2008 began with the 7th annual Brahmasthanam festival in Coimbatore. These two days of programs came to a close, at 7 a.m. on Friday the 20th. On both nights of the festival, the Tamil people expressed their devotion through their native song and dance. This form […]

Category : Around Amma

Amrita HIS unveiled at BARC

(18 Jan '08)

16 January 2008 — Mumbai Amrita University has unveiled a version of its state-of-the-art Amrita Healthcare Informatics Suite Software (Amrita HIS) crafted specifically for BARC (Babha Atomic Research Centre) Hospital in Mumbai. AMRITA HIS manages all the patient details right from patient registration, admission to discharge. “It is one integrated, seamless solution conforming to latest […]

Category : Education | Health Care

Amma arrives at Covai

(18 Jan '08)

17 Jan 2008, Coimbatore Bharata Yatra 2008 Amma arrived at 8:00 p.m. at the Amrita Vidyalayam in Coimbatore, as a start to her Tamil Nadu tour. As Amma entered, she was garlanded by a devotee, and offered a ‘purna kumbha,’ which is an auspicious pot used to welcome a holy person. Before entering her room, […]

Category : Around Amma

Pongal at the Ashram

(15 Jan '08)

15 Jan 2008, Amritapuri Pongal was celebrated in the Ashram. Amma distributed payasam to all the residents in the afternoon. The day on which the sun begins to move northwards is called ‘Makar Shankranti’.  In Tamil Nadu this festival is called the Pongal. Pongal ushers in the New Year in Tamil Nadu. Newly-harvested grains are […]

Category : Ashram Life | Celebration

Two More ‘Tsunami Babies’ on the Way

(13 Jan '08)

13 January 2007 — Amritapuri Another one of the tsunami victims who underwent fallopian-tubal-ligation reversal is pregnant with twins. Sarita, 30, came to Amritapuri for Amma’s darshan this morning and informed Amma of her condition. She has just completed her first trimester. Sarita will be the fifth such woman to deliver, bringing the total of […]

Category : Health Care | Tsunami

A Miracle in Surgery

(11 Jan '08)

9 January 2007 – Amritapuri On August 18, 2007, a group of children from a remote tribal village near Janakpuri in Chattisgarh went to graze the village goats in a field in the forest. It was there that three bears-a mother and two cubs-came upon them. All the children ran, but one 12-year-old girl named […]

Category : Health Care

Fill Your Hearts with Love and Gratitude

(2 Jan '08)

Excerpted from Amma’s 2008 New Year’s Talk Midnight, 1 January 2008 — Amritapuri We are all very happy that another New Year is upon us,” Amma said. “Happiness is good for the health of the body and the mind. Our goal is to always be happy. Everyone should always be happy and rejoicing—just like a […]

Category : Around Amma