Categories
Health Care

Amrita Hospital does laser surgery to unborn baby to save kidneys

27 July 2018, Kochi The doctors at Amrita hospital have inserted a laser fibre into a 22-week-old foetus that had an obstruction in its urine flow due to which its kidneys were getting damaged. The laser fibre was inserted through the mother’s abdomen into the urine bladder of the foetus and the obstruction was removed. […]

Categories
Flood Relief

Flood relief activities in Kerala

MAM volunteers have been active in numerous relief activities related to the recent floods in Kerala caused by continuous heavy rains. The landslide and rains have hit about half the state, with more than 60,000 people rendered homeless. In the past week, a medical team from Amrita Hospital has visited 13 Panchayats in Alappuzha district, […]

Categories
AYUDH

Youth exploring the Science of Happiness – AYUDH Summit

21 July 2018, M.A. Center Germany Concluding event of AYUDH’s 14th European Youth Summit Regardless of who we are, what we do and where we come from, there is one thing that we all have in common: The desire to be happy. Yet in our everyday lives, there is considerably little talk about what real […]

Categories
AYUDH

A new generation of peace – AYUDH’s 14th European Youth Summit

14 – 22 July 2018, M.A. Center Germany 250 youth from 23 nationalities gathered to participate in the 14th European Youth Summit Generation of Peace. The different elements of the summit – talks, interactive panel discussions, youth-driven working groups, creative workshops and sharing groups – all aimed to explore the theme subdivided into three categories: […]

Categories
Ashram

Vavubali – paying homage to ancestors

11 Aug 2018, Amritapuri Many people performed VavuBali -oblations to the ancestors – at Amritapuri Ashram today. Hundreds of people including many westerners participated in the one-hour long ceremony. Remembering their forefathers each one paid their tributes, followed a ritual which was well instructed by the brahmacharis. Pitru Yagna is a part of the Pancha […]

Categories
Health Care

Amrita is setting up a homograft bank

2 Aug  2018, Kochi Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is in the process of setting up a homograft bank that will be second such bank to preserve aorta and pulmonary artery from the deceased donors in the state. This will benefit children, who have an infection of the valves. In absence of aorta and pulmonary […]

Categories
Disaster Relief Research

Real-time landslide warning system by Amrita installed in Sikkim

1 Aug 2018, Sikkim Internet of Things (IoT) based real-time landslide warning system has been installed in Sikkim, the first of its kind in the Himalayan region by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Director of the Centre of Wireless Networks and Application of the institute, Maneesha Sudheer explained “It will monitor a densely populated area spanning 150 […]

Categories
Around Amma 2018 Messages of Amma

“I am the infinite, I am fullness itself” – Gurupurnima celebrations

-from Amma’s Gurupurnima message Guru Purnima is a reminder to find our purnatvam—our fullness—within. Looking through the small windows of our mind, we come to wrong conclusions about ourselves and the world. The guru is the most noble and trusted friend who awakens us to the reality that, “I am not this small entity (body, […]

Categories
Around Amma 2018

A cool breeze of Love in the Nation’s Capital

1–2 July, Washington DC – America Yatra 2018 Upon the conclusion of Amma’s visit to Boston, Amma travelled down the East Coast to the nation’s capital for her annual two-days of programs in Washington, D.C. Immediately upon arrival, Amma graced the local devotees and tour staff with an unexpected stop at the beautiful MA Center […]

Categories
America 2018 Around Amma 2018

Amma’s teachings are more relevant than ever

4-6 July, New York — America Yatra 2018 Amma’s 32nd visit to New York took place in the heart of Manhattan — Times Square. Amma’s face was shining on Broadway — adding a touch of the spiritual amongst the glittering advertisements of Times Square, attracting thousands walking the street to come and receive her embrace. […]