Health Care

Anti tobacco movement at Amrita

31 May 2005, AIMS Kochi ATMA, Anti-Tobacco Movement at Amrita, launched by the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, started functioning on Tuesday. It was inaugurated by former minister K.B.Ganesh Kumar. Swami Poornamritananda Puri, general secretary of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, delivered the benedictory address and City Police Commissioner Dinendra Kashyap administered the oath of ATMA. K.G.Viswambharan […]


Houses are ready for rehabilitation

30 May 2005 25 houses in the Alappuzha district are ready for habitation. The work on the 125 other houses is about 80 percent over. The ashram is building two types of houses here according to the two plans provided by the government – one for houses close to the sea and one for those […]

Around Amma 2005 Photos

Amma in Japan 2005

Amma in Japan from 29 – 31 May 2005


Amma leaves Amritapuri.

25 May 2005 Amma left Amritapuri this morning for 8 weeks of spiritual programmes to Japan, USA and Canada . Amma will hold programmes in 12 cities in this two months tour. As is usual there will be satsangs, bhajans, meditation sessions and darshan at all the programmes. This is the 19th year Amma is […]

Around Amma Tsunami

Ashram holds second camp for tsunami kids

20 – 24 May 2005  — Amritapuri A second educational camp for tsunami-affected children was held at the Ashram, this time for 6,000 kids from the neighboring district of Alappuzha . yoga-eng class question answer session The children were given free classes in spoken English and in yoga. They also had many classes with the […]

Education Research

Amrita TIFAC-CORE inaugurated

21 May 2005 — Amritapuri University, Amritapuri Campus The first TIFAC-CORE in Biomedical Technology, Amrita TIFAC-CORE, was inaugurated at the Amritapuri Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham on Saturday by the secretary of India’s Department of Science & Technology, Professor V. Ramamurthy. Dean of Amrita University Mr. Nambootiri, Professor V. Ramamurthy of Department of Science & […]

International Forum

Film on Amma to be screened at Cannes film festival

18th May 2005 at 10:15pm “Darshan – The Embrace”, a film on the life of Amma has been officially selected for showcasing at the prestigious 2005 Cannes Film Festival. Jan Kounen, an award winning filmmaker who was born in Netherlands and is based in France, directed the film. Manuel De La Roche of France, is […]

Ashram Life

Life at Amritapuri

Nowhere on earth is life lived as fully as it is in Amritapuri. Every nook and corner of the ashram sparkles with dynamism. From the stillness of the morning hours when the ashram is rapt in meditation to the vibrancy of the night when the air is filled with Amma’s ecstatic bhajans, Amritapuri is always […]

Around Amma Free Housing

Housing for psychologically challenged

13 May 2005 — Trivandrum, Kerala On the first night of Amma’s Trivandrum Brahmasthanam Festival, Amma handed once again handed over keys to houses. But these keys were given not given to the poor, but to the government. The 10 homes were constructed to serve as much-needed halfway houses for patients of the Mental Hospital […]

Free Housing Tsunami

Construction started in Alappad panchayat

Ashram Lays Foundation Stone for Tsunami Housing Project 11 May 2005 — Alappad Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala The foundation stone for the houses Mata Amritanandamayi Math is building for tsunami-affected people in Alappad Panchayat was laid today at 8:00 a.m by the district collector of Kollam, Sri. B. Srinivas. The Kerala government has allotted 1,200 […]