.....posts from 'Educational Scholarship'
27 Sep 2014, Amritapuri Amritavarsham – Amma’s 61st Birthday Celebrations Mata Amritanandamayi Math extended the reach of its Vidyamritam Scholarships for the underprivileged by another 5,000. Vidyamritam started in 2007 and, through it, 46,000 children are currently receiving scholarships in the form of a monthly stipend until they finish their education. Vidyamritam’s reach was extended […]
(28 Sep '12)
27 Sep 2012, Amritapuri – Amma’s 59th Birthday celebrations Vidyamritam, free educational scholarships-for-the-poor program was expanded from 37,000 to 40,000 beneficiaries. K.C. Venugopal, Central Minister of State for Power handed over the cheque to the beneficiaries as part of the number of charitable activities launched during the 59th birthday celebrations of Amma.
(1 Oct '11)
Each year on Amma’s birthday, Mata Amritanandamayi Math inaugurates new charities, expands existing ones and releases a number of new publications. There was a formal public function for this as part of the birthday celebrations. Many dignitaries were there for the function. They include: His Excellency Sri. K. Sankaranarayanan, the Governor of Maharashtra; Sri. Vilasrao […]
(3 Mar '11)
27 – 28 February , Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh – Bharata Yatra 2011 Amma’s return to Hyderabad was marked by a significant expansion of her ongoing humanitarian projects—shortly after her first evening program began, a seemingly never-ending line of children flowed across the stage, standing in line patiently to receive a hug and a kiss from […]
(24 Feb '10)
21-22 February, Hyderabad — Bharata Yatra 2010 Two days of Brahmasthanam festival programs were held in the ashram in the Mahendra Hills, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Amma’s satsangs were translated into Telugu, the local language, and touched on many points. Highlights included the importance of giving and generosity, the value of avoiding intoxicants, and the meaning […]
(26 Sep '09)
The series of competitions organized for Vidyamritam beneficiaries across Kerala culminated in the finals of the elocution competitions in the junior and senior category, held at the Pandal erected in the Engineering College grounds of Amritapuri campus. Both categories saw eight participants each arguing vociferously on the need to preserve Mother Nature for a healthy […]
(26 Sep '09)
As part of Amma’s 56th Birthday Celebrations, 10,000 Vidyamritam scholarship recipients have come from all over Kerala. These students have had a full schedule since their arrival, including Amma’s darshan and bhajans, different competitions and a magic show. The finalists were given prizes in an evening function held on 26th.