Around Amma 2017

President launches MAM’s 100 Cr clean drinking water project for 5,000 villages

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

Around Amma 2017 Ashram Life

Navaratri days and Vijaya Dasami at Amritapuri

The first day of the Navaratri festival (Nine nights worshiping of Durga) this year was on September 21st. On that day, both at Amritapuri’s Kali Temple and the Kalari, beautiful and colorful ‘Golu’ dolls were being displayed with lights. Special homas and pujas were also conducted in the morning and evening in both locations by […]


The Ripple Effect 2017 AYUDH America summit

Over 150 youth took part in the AYUDH Americas annual summit, “The Ripple Effect 2017–Create. Sustain. Engage.” Students and young professionals representing 10 countries and 25 universities across the globe came together from August 2nd – 6th at the MA Center Chicago, to strategize about the role youth can play in worldwide issues, to engage […]

Health Care

Segula Meso – open your eyes

Zambia, Africa Embracing the World, Zambia, in collaboration with Vision Without Borders, organized Cataract Surgeries for 216 patients at Petauke, an Eastern Province in the country, in the last week of August 2017. The operations and the hospital care were given totally free to the patients. The volunteers also ensured that the patients were picked […]

Messages of Amma

Safeguard enquiry, patience and enthusiasm throughout your life

Amma’s Vijayadasami Message 2017 September 30, 2017 – Amritapuri Ashram This is the holy day on which we hold the fingers of the tender new generation and initiate them into learning. Vijayadasami is the culmination of the past nine days of Sakti worship. Invoking the blessings of Sarasvati Devi, the Goddess of Learning, children enter […]