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Celebrations of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi’s 61st Birthday

The celebrations of the 61st birthday Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) will be held at Amritapuri on Saturday, September 27th. Over the years, Amma’s birthday has become an occasion for thousands of people from all over India and abroad to make an annual pilgrimage to her Amritapuri Ashram in Kollam, Kerala, to have the privilege […]

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Health Care

Amrita Hospital receives the first British Medical Journal (BMJ) India Award

Amrita Institute for Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) has received the first British Medical Journal BMJ-India 2014 Award for pediatric heart program. The BMJ Awards, launched in 2009, considered as the “Oscar” in the medical field. BMJ, one of the world’s leading medical journals, had unveiled its maiden awards in India this year to recognize excellence […]

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Nature Care

Amrita University observes ‘World Car Free Day’

World Car Free Day was observed by Amrita Sanjeevani, the seva organization at Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus. The objective was to promote the use of public transportation and emission–free vehicles in an effort to address the crisis of environmental pollution. The entire Amritapuri Campus (over 800 students and 200 faculty members) showed their support by […]

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Brazil program of Swami Ramakrishnanda

11-15 September, Brazil After his programs in Peru and Chile, Swami Ramakrishnananda travelled to Brazil to wrap up his South American tour. The first two days of programs were held in Sao Paolo where more than 400 people gathered to take part in Swami’s programs.     From there Swami traveled up the coast to […]

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Sri Krishna Jayanthi at Amritapuri Ashram

15 Sep 2014, Amritapuri The day started with an early morning Mahaganapathi human at the Kalari. It was followed by a GoPuja (cow worship) and procession. Cows of the ashram, adorned in colors were brought in a procession to the front of the Kali Temple. They were offered fruits by devotees and children dressed like […]

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Chile programs of Swami Ramakrishnananda

8-9 September 2014, Chile More than seven years ago Amma made her first trip to South America, landing first in Santiago, Chile. Even though so many years have passed one can feel her presence alive and well when you see how many people show up to attend Swami Ramakrishnananda’s programs there. His first program there […]

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Life should flow incessantly like a melodious song

Amma’s Krishna Jayanti Message 15 September 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram If there has ever been a person whose description was beyond words, it was Sri Krishna. He was a great jnani, the embodiment of strength, love and compassion, incomparably beautiful, wisdom personified, and perfect in his actions. He also was the protector of all, an […]

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Kathakali performance on Amma’s teachings

14 Sep 2014 – Amritapuri This afternoon, a special Kathakali performance titled “Amritopadesam” (Immortal teachings), was offered to Amma in Amritapuri’s main hall, as she was giving darshan. The 3 and half hours performance depicted Amma’s teachings, with focus on her power and inspiration to bring a change in the lives of all those who […]

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Health Care

Free cataract surgeries in Kenya

Under the initiative of Embracing The World, one week of cataract surgery was held in Vihiga County, Kenya. The team attended total number of 200 cases. Most of them cataract surgeries, some capsulorexis, extrabismus, and one quist. Three ophthalmologists, two nurses, and an optometrist came from Spain to help the operation. All the patients operated […]

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Two day program in Lima, Peru

5-6 Sep 2014, Lima, Peru Swami Ramakrishnananda began his South American tour with two days of programs in Lima, Peru. It was Swami’s third visit to the country. The first day saw a full hall at the Club Arabe enthusiastically participate in learning the Integrated Amrita Meditation (IAM).  Most people in attendance were trying mediation […]