Month: September 2009

  • IAM meditation at Sri Sankara College

    16 September 2009 — Kanchipuram Beginning in July 2009,  Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique (IAM Technique) began being taught at the Sri Sankara College of Arts & Science in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, a branch of the Sri Sankara Vishwa Mahavidyalaya, the university managed by Kanchi Kamakoti Math. The first classes were taught on July 15 and…

  • First IAM in Greece

    The first Integrated Amrita Meditation courses conducted in Greece took place in September 2009. The courses took place on the beautiful island of Evia. After the courses satsangs were held in Athens where the participants  had the  opportunity to  learn more about Amma’s  teachings and learn some of Amma’s bhajans. – Tulasi

  • Birthday celebration photos

    Birthday function photos Amma conducting mass marriages Cultural program by the students For news & padapuja photos, see below:

  • Prof. K.V. Dev received Amrita Keerti puraskar

    27 September 2009 — Amritapuri During Amma’s 56th birthday celebrations, Professor K.V. Dev awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar {news} for his meritorious contributions and perpetuation to Vedic knowledge. Shri. R. Vasudevan Poti handed over the Amritakeerti purskar to Prof. KV Dev. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 123,456, an idol of Saraswati Devi crafted…

  • The 56th Birthday Celebrations of Amma

    27 September 2009 — Amritapuri Amma’s 56th birthday celebrations took place in Amritapuri on 27 September 2009. Devotees had been arriving at Amritapuri for the past week in order to celebrate the auspicious occasion in Amma’s presence. The programs took place in a tent erected just across the backwaters at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The morning…

  • Vidyamritam extended

    26 September 2009 – Amritapuri The Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) provided another 2,000 scholarships to impoverished children today. The scholarships are part of the Vidyamritam program, through which 32,000 children throughout India are now receiving such aid. The function was held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham campus in Amritapuri at 4:30 p.m. Twenty-five scholarships were distributed…

  • Vidyamritam: bagging prize, winning the heart

    The series of competitions organized for Vidyamritam beneficiaries across Kerala culminated in the finals of the elocution competitions in the junior and senior category, held at the Pandal erected in the Engineering College grounds of Amritapuri campus.  Both categories saw eight participants each arguing vociferously on the need to preserve Mother Nature for a healthy…

  • Vidyamrita Sangamam 2009

    As part of Amma’s 56th Birthday Celebrations, 10,000 Vidyamritam scholarship recipients have come from all over Kerala.  These students have had a full schedule since their arrival, including Amma’s darshan and bhajans, different competitions and a magic show. The finalists were given prizes in an evening function held on 26th.

  • 56th Birthday preparations

    25 Sep 2009 Activity is going on round the clock in preparation for Amma’s 56th Birthday Celebrations and devotees are arriving from all over to participate in the festivities.

  • Art competition for Vidyamritam recipients

    21 September 2009 — Amritapuri Approximately 10,000 children—ages nine to 16, from all over Kerala—will begin converging on Amritapuri in the evening of 24th September. They are coming to participate in a grand finale of cultural events that have been organized for the beneficiaries of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s (MAM) Vidyamritam scholarship program. MAM started…