.....posts from 'Nature Care'


600 trees planted in Buccinasco, Milan

(21 Feb '15)

Inspired by Amma’s message to save the planet, Italian devotee volunteers took to planting 600 trees in a town near Milan in Northern Italy. In one of her talks, Amma said “There is an inseparable bond between man and nature. For man, there cannot be an existence removed from nature. However, because of his thoughtless […]

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Organic vegetable garden at Amrita University

(14 Feb '15)

Encouraged by Amma’s message that everyone should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week, the college students at Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus have started an organic vegetable garden using natural methods of cultivation. The garden is flourishing with the growth of colorful, delicious produce, including spinach, okra, tomatoes, tapioca, […]

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Amritapuri Ashram has gone organic

(12 Dec '14)

From roof-top terraces to the alleyways around buildings, organic vegetable gardens can be found in every spare space around Amritapuri after Amma stressed the importance of avoiding chemically treated food where possible. Vegetables include okra, tomatoes, pumpkin, beans, chillis, red spinach, eggplant, cabbage and onions are being lovingly grown without the use of pesticides for […]

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Car-free day for a greener tomorrow

(25 Sep '14)

Amrita University observed ‘Car-Free Day’ on 22nd September 2014 at its Amritapuri Campus with a bicycle rally and a 10KM road run. Over 800 students and 200 faculties volunteered, took leadership for the campaign which started at 8:30 a.m from Karunagappally to Amritapuri. The highlight of the day is that no one would come to […]

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Amrita University observes ‘World Car Free Day’

(21 Sep '14)

World Car Free Day was observed by Amrita Sanjeevani, the seva organization at Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus. The objective was to promote the use of public transportation and emission–free vehicles in an effort to address the crisis of environmental pollution. The entire Amritapuri Campus (over 800 students and 200 faculty members) showed their support by […]

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Plant for the Future: Permaculture seminar for adults and children

(25 Aug '14)

Amma encourages us that we should re-learn to grow our own vegetables.  Teaching this knowledge to our children certainly has a great influence on our future. Amma Center, Switzerland held a seminar this summer to do just that.  This seminar followed permaculture principles taught by Anselm Ibing and Nirmala Iser. An enthusiastic crowd of interested […]

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Bottle garden, an innovation for recycling and gardening

(27 Mar '13)

On Amma’s 59th birthday celebrations in September 2012, the InDeed Campaign for Nature was launched. This is an online campaign to inspire people to pledge to take any one of six steps to help restore nature’s harmony. Many students made pledges to conserve water, grow organic vegetables, reduce their carbon footprint and more. In order […]

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