.....posts from 'Cultural'


​Bhagavad Gita Festival in Bali

(10 Dec '14)

25 Nov 2014, Bali, Indonesia In connection with the Bhagavad Gita’s 5151st birthday, a record setting event took place at the Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. Over 8,000 Balinese youths gathered to chant the Gita in its entirety. The youths remained seated for the full 3 hours it took to chant all 18 chapters of […]

Category : Ashram centers

A retreat in the forest near Tokyo

(10 Dec '14)

28 Oct 2014, Tokyo A Spiritual Camp was organized by M.A. Center in a secluded forest outside Tokyo. Participants got a chance to live in nature for three days, where they could forget all their worries and tensions and focus completely on invoking the Divinity within. Meditation and Amrita Yoga classes were held along with […]

Category : Ashram centers

By the blessings of Amma we can get rid of violence and terrorism: Rajnath Singh

(15 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday celebrations Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh applauded the spiritual guidance and humanitarian initiatives of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi as her charitable trust announced a Rs 25 crore relief and rehabilitation package for victims of the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir. The Minister who arrived here on […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday

Empowerment through sanitation in Odisha

(12 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Public hygiene and improved sanitation for its population is India’s newest priority; in order to achieve this goal, India aims to end open defecation by 2019. Moreover there is a lack of sanitation awareness in these communities that consequently arise in preventable diseases.   To […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe | Birthday

Empowering women through vocational training

(12 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Amma’s initiatives in empowering women have taken an innovative turn with the introduction of technology to deliver vocational education with, more than 2,000 women have been trained in the last year alone through 33 centers in 12 Indian states. During Amritavarsham61, Radha Mohandas Agarwal, Chief […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe | Birthday

Microbial Fuel Cell generating electricity from wastewater

(9 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations The Amrita Center of Biotechnology introduced a Microbial Fuel Cell, which utilizes energy from bacterial growth in wastewater to generate electricity while simultaneously bringing about purification of the wastewater–an important step in addressing the sanitation and energy problems that are very relevant in our country. […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Birthday | Research

Big Data Framework and Inter Operable Platform devices launched

(9 Oct '14)

27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Amrita Big Data Framework (ABDF) is an all-integrated framework for effortless Big Data analytics that can help one analyze large sets of data and eek out intelligence for improved decision-making allowing optimization and enhanced efficiency. ABDF has applications to diverse fields from medicine, engineering, social […]

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