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Ashram Life Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesh Visarjan

7 Sep 2014, Amritapuri The Ganesh festival comes to an end with Ganesh Visarjan. The idol of Ganesha which was kept in front of Kalari on the day of Ganesh Chaturthy was taken in a procession to the sea this evening. Chanting bhajans and cheering “Ganapati Bapa Moriya” devotees carried the idol to the sea […]

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Around Amma 2014 Onam

Onam celebration at Amritapuri Ashram

7 September 2014, Amritapuri, Onam Celebrations “There are things that awaken enthusiasm and freshness whenever we think about or experience them,” Amma remarked in her Onam address this morning. This is certainly true about the annual Onam festival in Amritapuri. People from all over Kerala, India and abroad returned to their spiritual home, Amritapuri, to […]

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Messages of Amma Onam

Onam connects us with eternity

7 September 2014 — Amritapuri Ashram Extracted from Amma’s Onam satsang. There are certain things in life towards which attraction never ends. These are the good things that awaken enthusiasm and freshness whenever we think about or experience them. For example, the sea. No matter how many times we look at the sea, we never […]

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Community Out Reach Self Help Groups

Computer and tailoring classes for the tribals

Attappady, 27 Aug 2014 Computer and tailoring classes in progress for the tribals as part of the women empowerment program in Attappady, Kerala.

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Health Care

Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplant done at Amrita Hospital, first in Kerala

The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney {SPK} transplantation in the state was done at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on the 17th of August 2014. This is the 3rd such successful surgery in India. The recipient is a 31 year old Engineer hailing from Palakkad. He has had Type 1 Diabetes for the past 16 years […]

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Community Out Reach

Deaddiction in Kerala by American University students

Two PreMed students from the USA chose to spend part of their summer break doing a rural internship project organised by Amrita University. Roshan Nair (Siena College, New York) and Divya Ramachandran (Loyola University, Illinois) spent 3 weeks, from mid July 2014, learning about the problems of alcohol addiction in Kerala. The students set a […]