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Birthday Self Help Groups

Amrita Self Help Groups inaugurated Mandapam

20 September 2008 — Mandapam, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu Amrita Self Help Groups were inaugurated at Mandapam, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu at a function held at Raja Mahal. The program was held in conjuncture with celebrations for Amma’s 55th birthday. Swami Paramananda of Ramakrishna Tapovanam helped distribute certificates to the members of the newly formed […]

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Flood Relief Photos

MAM’s Bihar flood relief photos

Photos of Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s relief and rehabilitation work in flood-affected Bihar. A team of brahmacharis, medical personnel and a construction team are working around the clock to rehabilitate the displaced.

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Ashram Photos

Swami Ramakrishna’s visit to Philippines

13- 14 Sep 2008, Manila Swami Ramakrishnananda visited Manila, the capital of the Philippines from 13 -14 Sep 2008. He conducted satsangs and bhajans at the Hindu Temple. Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya conducted IAM technique meditation classes. He also visited one of Manila’s worst slums and distributed rice packets to the slum residents. Hundreds received the […]

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Birthday

Invitation of Amma’s 55th Birthday

Blessed Self, We are very happy to invite you to the 55th Birthday Celebrations of Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi—to be held at Amritapuri Ashram, on Saturday, the 27th of September. Fifty-five glorious years! Through her life of all-embracing love, compassion and selfless service, Amma is reaching out to millions all across the world, […]

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Flood Relief Temporary Shelters

Temporary Shelters Inaugurated in Bihar

16 September 2008 — Bowanipur, Purnia District, Bihar The Mata Amritanandamayi Math completed the construction of its first relief camp for victims of the Bihar flood today. The inauguration was conducted in the presence of the Minister for Labour Avdesh Narain Singh, District Magistrate C. Sridhar and Superintendent of Police Sri. B. Meena. The camp […]

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Around Amma Teachings

Onam: A Symbol of Happiness & Contentment

12 September 2008 — Amritapuri With the coming of Tiru Onam, thousands of people came to Amritapuri in order to celebrate. The bhajan hall was filled with smiling people dressed in new clothes. The feeling of celebration was in the air. Amma came to the dais to the sounds of panchavadyam around 11:00 am. After […]

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Disaster Relief Flood Relief

Amma to Provide Rs. 20 Million in Relief to Bihar

10 September 2008 — Amritapuri Ashram announced today that it will provide two-crore rupees (3,13,596 € *) in flood-relief work in Bihar today. Teams of doctors, brahmacharis and other volunteers are already working, treating more than 500 patients a day. Construction of temporary shelters for those made homeless by the floods is now underway. Forty […]

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Community Out Reach

President Awards Ashram for Fighting Illiteracy

8 September 2008 — New Delhi, India The Mata Amritanandamayi Math [MAM] was presented with a 2008 NLM-UNESCO Award for Adult Literacy. The award was given in recognition of MAM’s outstanding contribution to the Adult Education Program Jan Shikshan Sansthan [JSS] in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. The award was presented at a function in New Delhi […]

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Disaster Relief Flood Relief Telemedicine

MAM Mobilizing for Bihar flood relief

8 September 2008 — AIMS Hospital, Cochin, Kerala The current situation is one of mobilization. Inspired to act by Amma, students, ashramites and medical staff at AIMS are working around the clock in order to bring relief to the millions of Biharis, who have been rendered homeless and helpless due to the state’s massive flooding. […]

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Flood Relief Food and Clothing

Ashram begins Bihar flood relief

4 September 2008 —Bihar, India Currently 50 percent of Bihar is underwater. The UN has stated that at least one million people have been rendered homeless; others say the figure is as high as five million. The death toll is currently around 75, but medical experts fear epidemics due to contaminated water. Cases of Typhoid, […]