From roof-top terraces to the alleyways around buildings, organic vegetable gardens can be found in every spare space around Amritapuri after Amma stressed the importance of avoiding chemically treated food where possible. Vegetables include okra, tomatoes, pumpkin, beans, chillis, red spinach, eggplant, cabbage and onions are being lovingly grown without the use of pesticides for […]

Category : Nature Care

25 Nov 2014, Bali, Indonesia In connection with the Bhagavad Gita’s 5151st birthday, a record setting event took place at the Tanah Lot Temple in Bali. Over 8,000 Balinese youths gathered to chant the Gita in its entirety. The youths remained seated for the full 3 hours it took to chant all 18 chapters of […]

Category : Ashram centers

28 Oct 2014, Tokyo A Spiritual Camp was organized by M.A. Center in a secluded forest outside Tokyo. Participants got a chance to live in nature for three days, where they could forget all their worries and tensions and focus completely on invoking the Divinity within. Meditation and Amrita Yoga classes were held along with […]

Category : Ashram centers

In view of World Diabetes Day, the Departments of Endocrinology and Ophthalmology at Amrita Hospital in association with IMA KOCHI and Cochin Ophthalmic Club held a cycle rally to improve awareness among the public concerning Diabetes and its complications. It was part of a month long program with the theme “Diabetes and Eye” organized by […]

Category : Education | Health Care

On December 6th, at the Bangalore INDIA NANO 2014, Professor Shantikumar Nair, Dean of Research at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was bestowed the C N R Rao India Nanoscience Award. The award is given to one scientist each year for outstanding contributions in nanotechnology research and development in India. In a packed auditorium attended by the […]

Category : Education

22 November 2014 OLabs, Amrita University’s online virtual science labs for 9th-12th standards were launched in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands schools through a function and workshop held in Port Blair. The workshop was attended by 63 teachers from 45 schools who learned how to use the labs. OLabs are offered free of charge and […]

Category : Education

Amma’s Speech on Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Delivered at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, Rome (click here for Malayalam) Dec 2nd 2014 Amma bows down to everyone gathered here today, who are embodiments of Divine Love and the Supreme Self. Your Holiness and honored guests… I would like to start by expressing […]

Category : Around Amma 2014 | international forum | Messages of Amma
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