57th Birthday celebrations of Amma

Amma’s birthday celebration began at five in the morning with Mahaganapati Homam performed by Surya Kaladi Jayasuryan Bhattatiripad. This was followed by the chanting of the Lalita Sahasranama for world peace. Tens of thousands of devotees participated in the archana. The birthday celebration was officially inaugurated at 7:30 a.m. with the lighting of a lamp […]

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Globalization fails to connect our hearts and minds

27 Sep 2010, Amritapuri   Delivering her 57th Birthday Address, Amma spoke about how despite the connectivity created via globalization, the world is still suffering. “Where have we gone wrong?” Amma asked those assembled. “By connecting the external aspects, the entire world is being reduced to a small village. However we’ve failed to pay enough […]


A beautiful birthday eve

26 Sep 2010, Amritapuri Hundreds and thousands of devotees congregated at Amritapuri ashram on the eve of Amma’s birthday. Amma gave darshan at the ashram hall which was fully decorated with lights of love. Amma also led a soul-stirring Bhajan session. The highlight of the the day’s celebrations was the starting of the cultural programs […]


Dr. N.P. Unni to receive Amrita Keerti

23 Sep 2010, Amriapuri MAM first began presenting the Amrita Keerti Puraskar in 2001. Dr. N.P. Unni, former Vice-Chancellor of the Sri Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala (1996 – 2000), has made vast and important contributions to the cultural, spiritual and philosophical literature of India. He has further contributed to the preservation of India’s […]

Clean City

MAM to take up cleaning of schools and public place

Amritapuri, September 22nd, 2010 Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi) said that the Mata Amritanandamayi Math is ready to take up the responsibility of cleaning schools and public places all over India if it has the support and co-operation of state governments and other organizations. “It is said that India is growing, that it is developing. However, […]


Amritapuri is gearing up for Ammas 57th Birthday

Amritapuri is gearing up for the 57th Birthday Celebrations of Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. The Birthday celebrations will be held at the premises of the Amritapuri campus of the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The celebrations will start at 5.00 a.m. on September 27th, with a Lalita Sahasranam Archana. The highlights of the morning program […]


Gita and Games

A five day workshop titled ‘Gita and Games’ was conduted at Amritapuri in the second week of September. The workshop aimed at learning the spiritual teachings of the Bhagavad Gita through self-reflective games, discussions, and lectures. Participants engaged in dialogues about the theory and practical aspects of the Gita, and how to apply the teachings […]

Health Care

Amrita clinic in Sivakasi

29 Aug 2010, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu Amrita Clinic, a free medical dispensary was started functioning at the Anbu Illam premises in Sivakasi. Sri KKSR Ramachandran, Minister of Tamil Nadu, inaugurated the clinic in the presence of Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri. A lot of local villagers will be benefited from clinic.

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Vrindavan and Krishna: Celebrating Janmashtami at Amritapuri

1 Aug 2010, Amritapuri This year’s Janmashtami was quintessential Amritapuri, alive with love, light and song. From early in the morning, bhajans could be heard throughout the ashram grounds. There were several processions with many of the youngest of the ashram residents dressed up as little Krishnas and Radhas, with special costumes and peacock feathers. […]

Messages of Amma

Make your heart a Vrindavan

Moksha—eternal liberation from sorrow—is not something attained after death in some other world. It is something to be understood and experienced while living here in this world. Sri Krishna taught this principle through the example of his life. Discontentment is the real poverty; contentment the real prosperity. This is one of the important teachings Lord […]