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Sannyas is a state of total renunciation beginning and ending in compassion

Each moment should become filled with alertness, love and faith as the sannyasin strives to reach that goal. We need to develop awareness in each and every word, every look, every thought and every action.

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Ashram Life Festivals Value Education

Kids tying rakhi to soldiers, get inspired to follow Dharma

15 Aug 2019, Amritapuri A small function was arranged at the ashram to honour the soldiers on the day of Rakhi. As a mark of respect love and gratitude, the kids of the ashram kids tied rakhi on their hands, applied tilak on their forehead, waved arati, and fed them with sweets. Inspector J Jonah […]

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What is the principle behind Puja?

The law of karma says that the sorrows of life are the results of our own sins, committed in the past, in this life or in previous lives. There are certain periods in life when we have to suffer from the results of our sins, when, whatever we do, we may not meet with success. […]

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Vijaya Raksha: A movement for Respecting women on Navaratri

Students of Amrita University are using this year’s Navaratri festival to launch an initiative designed to make respect for women‬ and girls‬ both cool and a matter of personal pride. Named as Vijaya Raksha, started with the blessings of Amma, the campaign aims to bring a social change through a religious festival. It is initiated […]

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Cultural Value Education

Values from Valimiki, Sadgamaya Summer Camp for children

10 May 2014, Amritapuri Sadgamaya Summer Camp 2014, with the theme “Values from Valmiki,” was conducted  at Amritapuri, May 7 – 10, 2014. 2,000 students attended the camp. Addressing the students, Amma said that “Even in failure there is a lesson to learn. Understand it and move forward. In fact, if we can cultivate faith, […]

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AYUDH Value Education

Rise Arjuna: Awake, Arise and Seize the Future

15 June 2013, Tabanan, Bali The Youth Forum is dedicated to the empowerment of youth in Tabanan, a regency of Bali had a program with Swami Purnamritananda. The theme of the event which Swami graced was “Rise Arjuna: Awake, Arise and Seize the Future”.   Surpi, who organized the event, said in her opening speech […]

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Conscious Living

Br. Shantamrita presented a Conscious Living Workshop in the capital of the Fiji Islands, Suva on Saturday March 12 to an enthusiastic group of people. In the three-hour workshop held at the Pacific Theological College, Br. Shantamrita examined the obstacles in life that prevent us from reaching our full potential in spiritual and worldly matters […]

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Value Education

Finding a balance with life and work

10 March 2011, FijiBr. Shantamrita Chaitanya carried out a workshop for United Nations staff based in capital Suva, Fiji, entitled “Achieving a Work Life Balance: A holistic approach” at the UN’s request. The workshop was held at the United Nations Development Programme Pacific Centre’s office on March 10, and the participants were from a range […]

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Ashram centers Meditation Value Education

The world awaits true leaders in Fiji

Amma’s message has been spread to the South Pacific through a visit to the Fiji Islands by Br. Shantamrita Chaitanya from March 7 to 14, 2011 to conduct a series of seminars on Practical Spirituality. Br. Shantamrita’s first program on March 9 was at the prestigious Fiji National University in the capital Suva where he […]

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Value Education

Role of temples changed in today’s world

11 March 2011, Fiji Br. Shantamrita addressed the crowd of 100 or so local Indo-Fijians on the topic of “the Role of Temples in Today’s World”. The program was held at Siva Mandir which is one of the oldest temples in Fiji. In the talk, Br. Shantamrita recognized that these days many people often find […]