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When Amma will return to our continent?

Straight from Amma’s 64th birthday celebrations, Swami Ramakrishnanda Puri travelled halfway around the world to bring Amma’s love to her children in South America. Swami’s tour began in Santiago, Chile, where 10 years earlier Amma made her first visit to South America. Even though Amma visited only once, more than a decade ago, Swami’s annual […]

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Europe 2017

Amma’s Europe Yatra 2017

  November 2-4: M.A. Center, Germany November 2: All-day programme, starting at 11am November 3: 10am – afternoon, & 7:30pm until late November 4: 10am – afternoon, & 7:00pm until late venue: Seminarzentrum Hof Herrenberg, Hof Herrenberg 1, 64753 Brombachtal website: www.amma.de email: zentrum@amma.de phone: +49 (0)6063 579933   November 6-8: Toulon, France November 6: […]

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Around Amma 2017 Ashram Life Festivals

Diwali is a reminder to invoke the divine within our heart

17 & 18 October 2017 Diwali celebrations in Amritapuri Diwali was celebrated throughout Amritapuri in many ways. In the morning, as Amma made her way to the stage for the day’s darshan, she was welcomed by a group of Amma’s children from Tamil Nadu, dressed in beautiful attire and holding diyas (lamps) in their hands. They […]

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Amritavarsham64 – Amma’s birthday celebrations

9 October 2017, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham64 Monday marked the 64th birthday of Amma. The celebrations focused on extending the breadth and depth of the charitable initiatives of her ashram, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM), in areas such education, sanitation, housing and healthcare for the economically challenged. “Amma is not interested in celebrating her birthday,” said […]

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I feel like a squirrel: Lakshmi Kumari on receiving Amrita Keerti

October 9, 2017, AmritaVarsham 64, Amritapuri Ashram In conjunction with the 64th birthday celebrations, the 2017 Amrita Keerti Puraskar was bestowed upon Dr. M. Lakshmi Kumari for her noteworthy contributions to education about Sanatana Dharma. She was presented the AmritaKeerti Puraskar by Jual Oram, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs in Amma’s presence.  Accepting the puraskar […]

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Around Amma 2017 Community Out Reach

Amma reflects spirituality and progressive ideals of Kerala – President Ram Nath Kovind

8 October 2017 — Kollam, Kerala: At a function held today at Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Kollam, Honourable President Shri Ram Nath Kovind launched a new charitable initiative through which the Math aims to provide filtration for clean drinking water to one crore [10 million] villagers throughout the nation. The initiative was inaugurated in the […]

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Around Amma 2017 Health Care

$95 million worth free medical care to 4.33 million patients at Amrita Hospital

8 October 2017, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham64  The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, present certificates for totally free surgeries at Amrita Hospital to five onstage beneficiaries. These five individuals were representative of 1,940 economically challenged people receiving such certificates — including 200 recipients of heart surgeries, 70 of neuro surgeries, 20 of kidney transplants, […]

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Community Out Reach

12 Amrita SeRVe adopted villages are verified ODF

8 October 2017, Amritapuri President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented village leaders with certificates verifying their respective villages as Open Defecation Free by Swacch Bharat Abhiyan. An ODF (Open Defecation Free) village is one wherein all households have access to a toilet and no human waste or sewage pollutes the village surroundings. The […]

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Around Amma 2017 Birthday Messages of Amma

We should leave Mother Earth with flowers bedecked in her hair

9 Oct 2017, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham64  (Excerpts from Amma’s Birthday message ) “India is one of the fastest-developing countries. We need development, but it has to be sustainable and based on culture and respect towards nature. No progress that alienates culture or nature will ever be successful. If we cut the string of a flying […]

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Amma’s padapuja pics from Amritavarsham64

9 Oct 2017, Amritavarham 64