.....posts from 'Other'

Transcribed from press conference at Amritapuri

(23 Sep '05)

September 23rd 2005, Amritapuri Q: Was the UN recognition of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math as an NGO because of its tsunami relief work? What is the implication of this recognition? AMMA: No, the UN recognition was accorded on the basis of all the humanitarian work that the M.A. Math has done so far. With this […]

Category : Disaster Relief | Other

A hospital of hope for wayanad’s vanavasis:

(28 Aug '05)

The Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital for Tribal Kalpetta, Kerala Kalpetta, the capital of the Wayanad District in north Kerala, is reached by following steep roads that wind through densely forested mountains. The region has been inhabited for at least 12,000 years. The indigenous people who still inhabit this area are the adivasis : meaning,the first […]

Category : Other | Social Service

A sacrifice for The Master

(21 Aug '05)

Arun, from Thiruvalla, always comes to help control the crowds when Amma gives darshan.  Little did he know that on this day he would have to control some one in the crowd who was carrying a knife {news}. Arun was one of the first ones on the scene when the attacker was forced from the […]

Category : Other

Amrita TV comes to USA

(16 Jun '05)

16 June 2005 Amrita TV has entered US skies starting today, 16th of June. AmritaTV has started beaming its programmes in USA. An assortment of programmes – news bulletins, telefilms, fiction, documentaries, musicals, current affairs and programmes showcasing the rich Kerala culture & spiritual wisdom of India – are being offered. Amrita TV was launched […]

Category : Announcements | Other

An impossible dream?

(14 Apr '05)

Birthday of amritapuri.org Today is the birthday of Amritapuri.org. It’s hard to believe that when we began on April 14, 2000, we only received about 500 hits a day. This year, when the tsunami hit Amritapuri, 4.8 million people logged on to the site in one single day! Today Amritapuri.org is five years old. We […]

Category : Other

The New Year to begin with Amrita TV

(14 Apr '05)

14th April,2005 Amrita TV—an initiative of Amma’s devotees—hit the air today with an audiovisual extravaganza in Trivandrum that brought together some of the brightest stars in the Indian arts. Amrita TV is dedicated to promoting value-oriented, responsible and socially conscious programmes, without compromising on the tastes and preferences of audiences. As one can see from […]

Category : Other

Amma blesses Rotarians

(23 Feb '05)

23 February 2005 — Cochin, Kerala “Who are we to offer an award to Amma?” said C.M. Abu Bakker,the Ernakulam Rotary District Governor.”We simply submit it at Her feet and pray that She blesses this organisation.It is this organisation that benefits from Amma accepting this award.” Amma was being honoured with Rotary International’s Centenary Legendary […]

Category : Other | Yatra