Pookkalam, floral decorations for Onam

29 Aug 2015, Amritapuri For the past ten days of Onam, portico in front of Amma’s house were daily decorated with different floral designs. Ashram residents, devotees and students did the Pookkalam.        

Europe 2015

Amma’s Europe Yatra 2015

Amma to visit Europe from 6 Oct to 11 Nov holding programs – Satsang, Bhajan and Darshan – in 10 cities. October 6 – 8, Barcelona, Spain Address: Palau d’Esports, Avinguda Francesc Macià, 160, E-08401 Granollers, Barcelona. Ph: +34 948236729 / +34 687747719 Website: October 10 – 12, Munich, Germany Address: Kulturhalle Zenith, Lilienthalallee […]

Around Amma 2015

Tying rakhi to Guru

Today is ‪RakshaBandhan‬ – a day when brothers and sisters and celebrate and honor their bond between each other by tying the traditional rakhi bracelet around each others’ wrists. In this way, the sister expresses her love for her brother, and her brother pledges to look after her in all circumstances. But the tying of […]

Around Amma 2015 Messages of Amma

Create an empire of happiness

Onam is a Time of Joy, Love, Kinship & Devotion August 28th 2015 — Amritapuri Ashram The following has been extracted from Amma’s Onam message. Onam is a festival of unity and sharing. A festival takes place when our heart overflows. Onam is a time when joy, love, kinship and devotion overflow. The breeze of […]

Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesh Visarjan at Amritapuri

27 Aug 2015, AmritapuriAfter being kept in the puja for the past 10-days, the Ganesha statue was taken in a procession. From Kalari, around the Kali Temple towards the main hall Ganesha was carried with fervent bhajans and Panchavadyam, while Amma is giving darshan. Ashram elephant Lakshi also followed. Then it was carried to the sea […]

Around Amma 2015 Nature Care

Organic Vegetables for Onam

27 Aug 2015, Amritapuri For many years now, Amma has been encouraging all her followers around the world to grow their own organic vegetables, both for personal health and for a healthy planet. Today, Brahmacharis and Brahmacharinis and other residents of Amritapuri presented Amma organic vegetables they have lovingly cultivated by hand for use in […]


Aerial footage of Amritapuri Ashram 2015

Amritapuri Ashram, Birthplace of Amma, International Headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Math Aerial footage of Amritapuri Ashram, taken in August 2015

Health Care

Amrita hospital brings open fetal surgery to India, fourth country in the world

26 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has unveiled a Centre of Excellence in Fetal Care for open fetal surgery – the first in Asia for treating complex and rare fetal conditions. With this, India becomes the fourth country in world after USA, France and Spain to offer open surgery […]

Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration at Amritapuri

18 Aug 2015, Amritapuri Ganesh Chaturthi festival was celebrated in the Ashram with much devotion and enthusiasm. After the Ganapati Homa in the Kalari, a special puja was held to worship the Lord in the form of an Elephant, in this case the Ashram elephant Lakshmi. An idol of Ganesh has been kept in front of […]

AYUDH Festivals

India’s Independence Day celebrations by AYUDH

15 August 2015 AYUDH Amritapuri performed the play ‘Bharat Mata Puja 2015’ in the main hall, while Amma was giving darshan. This night play was in connection with India’s Independent day celebrations. The play was based on the un-sung heroes of the freedom struggle. After the 40 minutes of play, the hall reverberated with the […]