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Amma, you are truly a change maker

17-20 July, Toronto, Canada – American Yatra 2015 Amma concluded her 2015 North American tour with one public program and a retreat at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Canada. People came from all over Canada to attend the programs. Following Amma’s message of helping those in need, the Amma Foundation of Canada, in conjunction […]

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Amma in Boston

9-10 July, Boston, MA – America Yatra 2015 Amma held two days of programs at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA. Devotees came from all around New England to receive Amma’s embrace, listen to Amma’s satsang and to hear her sing hajans. Amma also led the crowd in a guided meditation for […]

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Amma in New York

12-14 July, New York, NY – America Yatra 2015 Amma held three days of programs at the Jacob Javits Convention Center located on the Hudson River in New York City. This was Amma’s third visit to Javits. The first day saw huge crowds coming for Amma’s embrace. The day-long program started at 11am and went […]

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Amma’s first visit to Atlanta

June 28-29, GA, Atlanta – American Yatra 2015 Amma was welcomed to the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) with traditional chanting and an offering of Purna Kumbha. This was Amma’s first visit to the Southeast US. Dr. Jagadish Seth, Senior Professor at Emory University welcomed Amma to Atlanta on behalf of its citizens. Member and […]

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Never ignore eco degradation, Amma tells Climate Summit in Paris

21 July 2015, Paris, France Amma stressed today the importance of employing a spiritual approach in checking global warming, cautioning countries across the world about the ill-effects of humanity’s continuing deeds against nature. “Ignoring the current environmental situation is like a man on the top floor of flats being indifferent to the fire on the […]

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Five new technologies and one very old one that will save the world

The United Nations has been focusing intently on the use of technology to solve global problems and drive development that’s both affordable and sustainable. Amrita University itself is a lesson in innovation. It was founded not by scientists and scholars but by one of India’s most influential humanitarians and spiritual leaders, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, who […]

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Reconciling ancient Spiritual Wisdom and Modern Technology for societal transformation

United Nations Academic Impact – START/Amrita University Conference on Technology for Sustainable Development Keynote Address by Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Chancellor, Amrita University New York, 8th July 2015 * * * * * * * * * * * ** * * * [Serving in her role as Chancellor of Amrita University, Amma addressed researchers […]