IAM for Tamil Nadu Police

On April 26 and 27, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) held Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique® (IAM Technique®) classes for the special police of Tamil Nadu. A total of 56 policemen participated in the training—50 constables and six officers. Classes were conducted by Brahmachari Ajamrita Chaitanya at the Special Police Training Centre in Avadi, Chennai. The […]

AYUDH Photos

AYUDH-Kenya cleans up slum

28 March 2009 — Nairobi, Kenya On March 28, 2009, a few weeks prior to Amma’s Kenya programs, AYUDH-Kenya undertook its first project—cleaning up a slum. Approximately 150 young people took part in the cleanup, which took place at Maringo Estate off Jogoo Road in Eastlands, Nairobi. The clean-up was headed by Brahmachari Shantamrita Chaitanya […]


Amma’s Japan, USA, Canada Yatra 2009

Japan Yatra 2009 KOBE, Japan 22nd, 23rd May 2009 Venue: Kobe Sanbo Hall 5-1-32 Hamabe-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0083. (10-min. walk from Sannomiya Station, in front of Boeki Center Station (Portliner Line) Morning program: at 10:00, Evening program: at 18:30 TOKYO, Japan 25th, 26th May 2009 Venue: Hotel, Aqua Stadium, Stellar Ball 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo […]

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Silent Song of Amma’s Love in Trissur

23 – 24 April, Trissur – Bharata Yatra 2009 Amma held a two-day Brahmasthanam Festival here in Trissur. The Brahmasthanam Temple is situated on a plot of land that also includes ASHIS, Amma’s school for the speech- and hearing-impaired, along with an Amrita Vidyalayam school and a Working Women’s Hostel. On the first evening, a […]

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Our hearts must overflow with Love

20 – 21 April, Palakkad, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2009 Amma held a two-day Brahmasthanam Festival here. Amma’s ashram in Pallakad is in a picturesque location, nestled among coconut palms and rice fields, the mountains of the Western Ghats rising impassively in the distant horizon. On both days, the ashram was filled to overflowing as […]

AYUDH Green Friends Photos

AYUDH Belgium planting trees

22nd of March 2009, Knesselare, Belgium At Knesselare in Belgium, members of AYUDH Europe worked side by side with Amma’s older devotees to plant 240 willow trees on a parcel of land appointed to Friends of Amma. Some additional trees were also planted on a neighboring parcel of land. After planting all the trees, the […]

Flood Relief

Bihar flood relief work of MAM

Flood-Relief Work — Bihar On August 18, 2008, the Kosi River broke through a man-made embankment in Nepal. The flooding was massive and engulfed half the neighbouring state of Bihar in India. The prime minister declared it a state of national calamity. {view photos of the flood here}  According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 […]

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Simplicity of the Smile is powerful than 100 Presidents

17-18 April, Bharata Yatra 2009 Brahmasthanam Festival, Kochi Amma’s programme here was a festival not only in name but in spirit. For two full days, the grounds were filled to overflowing with relaxed, smiling faces. An atmosphere of peace and good cheer pervaded as students and staff of Amrita University and AIMS Hospital worked side […]

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Amma, ‘Mother of the Nation’ for the Masai

14 April 2009, Nairobi, Kenya During Amma’s programme in Kenya, members of the Masai Tribe presented Amma with the title of Elder of their tribe. As part of this process, they dressed Amma in the traditional regalia of their Elders. They also presented Amma with the following message: “Amma, the Title of the ‘Elder’ comes […]

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Amma launches orphanage in Kenya

14-15 April, Nairobi, Kenya Six years after Amma first visited Kenya, Amma returned for her first official programme. Treated as a state guest, she was accorded a warm welcome by Kenya’s previous Vice President, His Excellency Hon. Mr. Moody Awori. Amma held a press conference where she explained about her service projects in Kenya. During […]