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Amritavarsham 63, Amma’s birthday celebrations: Watch Live

  27th Morning Amma’s Padapuja will be live on Amrita TV Watch here : http://www.amritatv.com/live Stay tuned for Amritavarsham 63 celebrations updates on http://twitter.com/AmmaChimes — We cordially invite you to the 63rd Birthday Celebrations of Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), taking place at Amrita University, Amritapuri, Kerala, on Tuesday, the 27th of September […]

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Around Amma 2016 Birthday

Mr Prakash Javadekar inaugurated OceanNet

26 Sep 2016, Amritapuri – Amritavasham 63 Celebrations OceanNet is an Amrita University project offering internet connectivity for fishermen at sea to help them stay safe and provides connectivity up to 60 km -45 kilometres beyond the range of cell-phone towers.  Each boat’s coordinates, speed, course is tracked on a land-based server. SOS calls are […]

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Birthday Education

Sustainability a Reality: from Policy to Practice

On the eve of Amritavarsham 63, the Amritapuri campus of Amrita University hosted a High Level Panel Discussion on Making Sustainability a Reality: from Policy to Successful Practice on September 25, 2016. Dr Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita University delivered the presidential address wherein he enumerated the various missions that have been undertaken for making […]

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Birthday Education

Amma receives student award winners

22 September  2016, Amritapuri On almost every darshan day in Amritapuri many students come to meet Amma. Today was no different but all of those that came today, came to share their joy with Amma for having won various awards. The students won several competitions on a national level in a variety of disciplines. The […]

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Ashram Life Onam

Onam celebrations at Amritapuri

4-14 Sep 2016, Onam celebrations, Amritapuri For each of the 10 days of the annual Onam festival, ashram residents as well as students took turns making beautiful big pookkalams (floral designs) at the foot of the steps to Amma’s room. Each day when Amma came out for darshan, she would stand there for some time, […]

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Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations at Amritapuri Ashram

5-15 Sep 2016, Amritapuri The Ganesh Chaturthi 10-day festival was celebrated in Amritapuri from 5th to 15th September. For 10 days, a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesh, the remover of all obstacles, was displayed at the Kalari and daily early morning Ganapathy pujas were performed. Each evening too, a special bhajans session took place in […]

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Village Resource

Girls from tribal colony help their community as health workers

In the rural district of Attappadi, Kerala, MAM are training young women in poverty as health workers. Many of the girls are orphans, or were previously unable to complete their education due to poverty. Each of them is given six months’ training and a stipend, after which they are hired to work out at tribal hospitals […]

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Around Amma 2016 Onam

Try to make our circle of compassion larger and more expansive

14 September 2016 — Onam Celebrations at Amritapuri Ashram (Amma’s message on the occasion of Onam festival) Amma is extremely happy to see all of you have gathered here to celebrate Thiruvonam with Amma. It shows the bond you have with Amma. May this bond and love be always there between all of you as […]

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Ashram centers

Swami Ramakrishnananda in South America

Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri spent the past few weeks touring South America, conducting programs in Peru, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. In each city that Swami visited, large crowds filled every hall. It was incredibly inspiring to see the devotion and enthusiasm of those that attended. Even though it has been more than 9 years since Amma […]

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Tender Coconut, Tender Heart: A Lifetime With Amma

Sati, an elderly woman who lives just north of the Ashram, comes regularly for darshan. She never comes empty-handed. Each time, Sati brings a tender coconut to offer to Amma, often along with a piece of cake or some homemade food. Sati has a beautiful relationship with Amma. At more than 70 years old, she […]