October 4, 2017, AmritaVarsham 64, Amritapuri Ashram
In conjunction with the 64th birthday celebrations, the 2017 AmritaKeerti Puraskar will be bestowed upon Dr. M. Lakshmi Kumari for her noteworthy contributions to education about Sanatana Dharma. She will be presented the AmritaKeerti Puraskar on October 9th, 2017.
Dr. M. Lakshmi Kumari has dedicated her entire life to service of society after finishing her higher studies. She is currently serving as Chairman of Vivekananda Kendra Vedic Vision Foundation. Dr. Lakshmi Kumari has undertaken the task of spreading Swami Vivekananda’s messages and philosophical thought, the strength of ancient India’s perspectives that ensued from direct experience, and the extent of its triumph in the world. As such, her work has been successful in raising the stature of Swami Vivekananda among contemporaries and youth.
Dr. Lakshmi Kumari has served as President of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari. Motivated by Sister Nivedita’s women’s welfare principles, Dr. Lakshmi Kumari has devoted herself to the uplift of Indian culture and the ancient spiritual tradition of India.