The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney {SPK} transplantation in the state was done at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on the 17th of August 2014. This is the 3rd such successful surgery in India. The recipient is a 31 year old Engineer hailing from Palakkad. He has had Type 1 Diabetes for the past 16 years […]

Category : Health Care

Two PreMed students from the USA chose to spend part of their summer break doing a rural internship project organised by Amrita University. Roshan Nair (Siena College, New York) and Divya Ramachandran (Loyola University, Illinois) spent 3 weeks, from mid July 2014, learning about the problems of alcohol addiction in Kerala. The students set a […]

Category : Social Service

Lima, Peru Friday September 5- 5:30pm, IAM Class Salon Cristal- Club Arabe Jr. Nicolas Rodrigo s/n Monterrico, Sucro Saturday September 6, 5pm Swissotel Av. Santo Toribio 173-Via Central 150 Centro Empresarial Real San Isidro, Lima 27   Viña del Mar, Chile Monday September 8, 7:30pm Hotel O’higgins, Plaza Vergara s/n, Santiago, Chile Tuesday […]

Category : Announcements

Nearly 11 months have passed since Amrita SeRVe was officially launched during Amma’s 60th birthday celebrations. Village clusters have been identified in 27 states of India and work has begun in the seven focus areas of Health, Education, Water and Sanitation, Agriculture, Eco-Friendly Infrastructure, Income Generation and Self-Empowerment. Many activities are ongoing in all states. […]

Category : Amrita-SeRVe

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 […]

Category : Nature Care

23 August 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram On Friday, a devotee visiting the ashram from Berlin told Amma that when she is around Amma, she is aware of the spiritual truth that God is pervading everything. She said she draws a lot of strength from this understanding, but when she returns home, she gets overwhelmed by […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | Satsang

Amma will be visiting 9 European countries starting from October 7 to November 17th. October 7, 8, 9 – Barcelona, Spain October 11, 12, 13 – Munich, Germany October 15, 16, 17 – Winterthur, Switzerland October 19, 20, 21 – Paris, France October 23, 24, 25 – Houten, Netherlands October 27 (evening), 28, 29 – […]

Category : Erope 2014