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Health Care

Amma, the Love that Transforms: Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Inauguration of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in 1998 Inaugural speech of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion Her Holiness Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, His Excellency the Governor of Kerala Justice Sukhdev Singh Kang and other distinguished guests on the dais, sisters and brothers, Keralathile priyapetta sahodarisahodaranmare, ningalkente sneham niranja koopu […]

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Health Care

Amrita Hospital, a Temple of Compassion

Excerpts from Swami Amritaswarupananda’s welcome speech during the inaugural function of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. It is a blessed occasion of fulfilment for all of us who are gathered here. For hundreds of devotees and disciples, who with selfless love have dedicated their time and effort at the Lotus Feet of Amma, this is […]

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Ashram Life Cultural Gurukula

Sannyasa, in the service of the world

A Sannyasi is a real servant of the world. In fact, he or she is the only one who serves and loves the world without receiving anything in return.

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Ashram Life Cultural Gurukula

Brahmacharya Deeksha ceremony

many of the brahmacharis serve in various branch ashrams or by going on tours to various parts of India and the world. Thus they spread Amma’s message of Love and Compassion.

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Ashram Life Gurukula Messages of Amma

Even Sannyasi’s breath should be for the good of others

Now he doesn’t have a particular God. This son should serve the people seeing them as God. His remaining life is to serve them.

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Gurukula

Shankaracharya’s four Sannyasa orders

Hinduism is still a dynamic and all-encompassing religion stands as ample testimony to the deeds of Adi Shankaracharya.

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Messages of Amma

Why an Ashram have to run hospitals?

Message Amma gave in the souvenir during the inauguration of AIMS, Super specialty hospital in Kochi, Kerala in 1998. Darling children, Some of Amma’s children may doubt, “What need does an ashram have to run hospitals?” Children, didn’t the Lord incarnate as Dhanvantara Moorthi? Thus, He showed through His own example that medicine and treatment […]

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Ashram Ashram Life

Discussion & Study groups

Before Amma left for the US tour She spoke to the ashramites about ashram dharma and asked everyone to form study groups and to discuss in depth the meaning of the scriptures for everyday life. A plethora of classes is in full swing, and everywhere one goes, one can hear chanting or scriptural discussions at […]