Bharata Yatra 2016

Amma’s Bharata Yatra 2016  will start from 5th January. January 6-7 Kannur, Kerala (Brahmasthanam Festival) MAM Kannur Amritapuram, Panankavu, Pallikkunnu, Kannur – 670 004, Kerala. Phone: 0497 – 2747399 {map} January 9-10 Mangalore, Karnataka(Brahmasthanam Festival) MAM Mangalore Amrita Vidyalayam Campus, Sultan Bathery Road, Boloor, Mangalore – 575 003, Karnataka. Phone: 0824 – 2457056. {map} January […]


Be Joyful, Alert, Smiling and Compassionate

January 1, 2016 — Amritapuri (An excerpt from Amma’s 2016 New Year’s Message) Another new year is here. When a child is born into a family, it makes everyone happy, but at the same time, it also makes everyone alert. The parents will be careful that the child doesn’t fall down. They will make sure that […]


National level trainers camp for AYUDH and IAM

A national level trainers camp was held in Amritapuri from Dec. 25th – 31st, 2015.  Participants from all over India came to become teachers of the Integrated Amrita Meditation (IAM) Technique and Amrita Yoga.  Individuals also learned how to lead youth groups and hold events under the Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara (AYUDH) umbrella. Swami Amritaswarupananda […]


Chennai flood relief updates

Amma has always led by example, and her senior disciples follow suit. Here, her senior disciples personally unload the food materials from the truck, distribute food packages to those affected by the flooding. They are joined by more than 500 volunteers providing food, clothing, rescue operations, medical attention and essential provisions. We also donated Rs. […]

5cr- for chennai flood relief

MAM donates Rs. 5 crores for Chennai flood relief

8 Dec 2015, Chennai In the wake of the colossal loss and damages due to the unprecedented rains in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu, MAM donated Rs.5 Crores towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation  activities. On behalf of MAM, Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri met Dr J.Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu […]


Amrita Hospital initiates India’s first windpipe transplant

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has successfully completed the first stage of a windpipe transplant on a cancer patient. The complex surgery is done in two phases. In the first phase, the windpipe harvested from the donor is embedded in the recipient’s forearm after stripping it of all cells. After two months, the recipient’s […]


Amrita transplant team won British Medical Journal award

2nd Nov 2015, Kochi The Amrita Hospital hand transplant team won the prestigious British Medical Journal award 2015 for the category of best surgical team of South Asia. These awards have been instituted to honour the contributions of various teams in this region in different aspects of medical care delivery. The BMJ awards has been […]


Amma in Michigan

20-24 Nov, Detroit, Michigan – America Yatra 2015 Amma held two days of public programs followed by a Retreat and Devi Bhava at the Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The first evening program ended at 3:30am with Amma dancing to a traditional Baduga melody. At the end of the second full day […]