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Vidyamritam extended to include HIV/AIDS orphans

21 September 2009 – Amritapuri On 26 September 2009, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) will provide another 2,000 scholarships to impoverished children. The scholarships are part of the Vidyamritam program {news}, through which 30,000 children throughout India are already receiving such aid. Vidyamritam was launched by MAM in September 2007 in order to help fight […]

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Sri Krishna jayanti celebration

11 Sep 2009, Amritapuri Krishna Jayanti was celebrated in Amritapuri will a full day of festivities. Beginning early in the morning, special pujas were performed, including the go puja, in which all the ashram cows were worshipped as embodiments of the divine. A few hours later—led by dozens of Krishnas, Radhas and gopis of all […]


Amma’s 56th birthday celebrations

Blessed Self, For the past 56 years now, the world has been blessed with the loving, compassionate touch of our beloved Amma.The number of hearts Amma has touched is impossible to say. Her tender embrace has literally consoled millions upon millions. Each September 27 , the anniversary of Amma’s birth, the world over resounds with […]

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Amma blesses Panmana ashram

9 September 2009 — Panmana, Kollam At the invitation of the authorities of Panmana Ashram, Amma visited the samadhi site of Sri Chattambi Swami. The program was part of the 156th birthday celebrations of Sri Chattambi Swami, an influential and important spiritual master who took maha-samadhi in Panmana on 5 May 1924. Amma was received […]

Green Friends Photos

BABEL: the sacred yields of dreams

Building bee houses with mud and straw with an eco-green roof and walls inhabited by bee swarms. BABEL project by GreenFriends, France

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Onam reminds us to become ‘One’

2 September 2009 – Amritapuri “We all need to become one—this is the message Onam gives us,” Amma said in her annual Onam satsang. “It is from ‘one’ that we have all come, and it is back into that ‘one’ that we all must merge. This is the supreme goal of all of our lives. […]

Ganesha Chaturthi Photos

Ganesh festival photos

Ganesh Chaturthi, Gaja Puja  and Ganesh Visarjan photos from the celebration at Amritapuri in the month of Aug 2009. Read related posts on Ganesh festival


IAM meditation classes June-July 2009

Various IAM Meditation classes are taking place continuously in different parts of India and worldwide. Here in India, amongst others, classes were conducted, in Hyderabad during the third week of June, at the Central Industrial Security Force, in Vellore on 14th – 16th July, and at the AIMS Hospital in the last week of July. […]


Europe Yatra dates for 2009

Amma’s 23rd annual  Europe Yatra will begin on 5 October 2009 in Helsinki, Finland and conclude on 13 November in Barcelona, Spain. The programme dates: 5 – 6 October: Helsinki, Finland 8 – 10 October: Winterthur, Switzerland 13 – 15 October: ’s Hertogenbosch, Holland 17 – 19 October: Mannheim, Germany 21 – 23 October: London, […]

AYUDH Nature Care

The joy of gardening

August is the season when many youth from all over the world flock to Amritapuri to spend their holidays with Amma. It is a time for the youngsters to reflect about life in a deeper way, contribute to Amma’s charitable work and socialize with other like-minded youngsters. This year, AYUDH decided to make an effort […]