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Homage to the ancestors – more than a thanks giving

14 August 2015, Amritapuri A mass ceremony was conducted at Amritapuri this morning. Vavu Bali, as it is locally known, is a traditional ritual where oblations are offered to departed ancestors. The ceremony is performed on Amavasi (new moon) in the Hindu month of Karkidaka. About 1500 devotees personally participated in this special Yagna, joined […]

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‘RespAct’ Project against Cyber Bullying

One of the main projects launched by AYUDH Europe during their 11th Youth Summit was the ‘RespAct’ project against (cyber) mobbing in schools. To ‘kick-start’ the initiative, on Monday 13th July, all 250 AYUDH members visited the Theodor Litt Schule, a middle school with 500 students in the town of Michelstadt in Germany. The school […]

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Education Educational Scholarship

We are able to dream and dream big

Five young survivors of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake who have been receiving Embracing the World scholarships since then wrote a letter to Amma after graduating from high school this summer. They wrote: “Dear Amma, We would like to thank you for allowing us to graduate, because without your financial support this journey might not have […]

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Amrita disaster relief team to visit flood affected Rajasthan & Gujarat

6 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita institute of medical sciences disaster relief team left Kochi for flood affected areas of Rajasthan & Gujarat. With all the modern equipment for treatment – a telemedicine unit, two emergency ambulances consisting of facilities to recognise rat fever, dengue fever and jaundice in two minutes along with cardiac emergency unit, […]

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Amma in Washington DC

5-6 July, Washington DC – America Yatra 2015 Amma held two days of programs in Washington DC., the Capital of the United States. Devotees from around the region who had been waiting for almost a year came to the Marriott Gateway Hotel in Crystal City, Arlington, just across the Potomac River from the National Mall, […]

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“Together We Can” – AYUDH’s 11th European Union Youth Initiative

AYUDH Europe’s annual Youth Summit at M.A Center Germany was a grand event, marking the genesis of its second decade. The initiative is growing stronger in spirits and strength with each passing year. This year AYUDH saw nearly three hundred participants from twenty-three countries take part in the week long retreat, themed ‘Together We Can’. […]

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Amma has taught us simplicity, humility and service

1-3 July, Chicago, IL – America Yatra 2015 Amma held three days of programs in her Chicago Ashram. This was Amma’s fourth annual visit to M. A. Center, Chicago. The Chicago Ashram has seen many changes in the past year. The storage hall next to the main hall has been turned into the main dining […]

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Amma, you are truly a change maker

17-20 July, Toronto, Canada – American Yatra 2015 Amma concluded her 2015 North American tour with one public program and a retreat at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Canada. People came from all over Canada to attend the programs. Following Amma’s message of helping those in need, the Amma Foundation of Canada, in conjunction […]

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Amma in Boston

9-10 July, Boston, MA – America Yatra 2015 Amma held two days of programs at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA. Devotees came from all around New England to receive Amma’s embrace, listen to Amma’s satsang and to hear her sing hajans. Amma also led the crowd in a guided meditation for […]

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Amma in New York

12-14 July, New York, NY – America Yatra 2015 Amma held three days of programs at the Jacob Javits Convention Center located on the Hudson River in New York City. This was Amma’s third visit to Javits. The first day saw huge crowds coming for Amma’s embrace. The day-long program started at 11am and went […]