.....posts from 'Nature Care'


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 […]

Category : Announcements | Nature Care

Haritamritam, organic farming project inaugurated

(23 Feb '13)

10,000 people to cultivate organic vegetables in 1,000 acres 22 Feb 2013, Amritapuri, Kollam Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated Haritamritam, a new humanitarian initiative of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math today in Amritapuri Ashram in the presence of Amma. Haritamritam is an initiative to promote organic farming in the state. The Math is becoming a […]

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Green initiative launched in St. Petersburg

(2 Sep '12)

Inspired by Amma’s words that “each and every person on this planet should play their part in restoring harmony to Nature”, the group of Amma’s devotees from St. Petersburg, Russia, has launched a green initiative to help the local botanical garden. Established in 1714, the garden is home to 7.5 thousand kinds of plants from […]

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