Around Amma 2023 Birthday

An offering to Mother Earth

This diverse gathering saw participation from devotees representing all 28 states of India, as well as 69 other countries – a testament to the inclusivity and global reach of Amma’s teachings.

Around Amma 2022 Birthday

Let us all become the change we desire in the world

Children, may your eyes melt with compassion. May your heads bow low with humility. May your hands be immersed in serving others. May your feet tread the path of dharma.

Around Amma 2021 Birthday

Keep hope & use hardships to rise

Only when one gets a few blows in life does one learn to look within. It is when we experience tragedy that the wish to learn how to transcend sorrow.

Around Amma 2020 Birthday Messages of Amma

Karuna-virus can conquer the coronavirus

The fragrance of goodness travels equally in all directions.

AmritaKeerti Around Amma 2019 Birthday

Amrita Keerti to KB Sreedevi and Gopinathan Pillai

27 September, Amritapuri – AmritaVarsham66 In connection with Amma’s 66th Birthday celebrations Amritakeerti Puraskaram were presented to Vattapparambil Gopinathan Pillai for 2019 and K B Sreedevi for 2018. The Award was presented by Sri. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India in Amma’s presence. K B Sreedevi , […]

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Flood relief and overflowing compassion – Amritavarsham charitable projects

27 September 2018, Amritapuri   The 65th Birthday Celebrations of Amma were focused on helping Kerala recover from the recent monsoon floods. Both Amma’s annual birthday address {news}, as well as several of the function’s charitable initiatives, were aimed at uplifting victims of the flood, which took the lives of nearly 500 people in August. Following […]

Around Amma 2018 Birthday Messages of Amma

Lessons of Nature’s Power & The Power of Unity, Compassion & Service

From Amma’s 65th Birthday message  27th September 2018 — Amritapuri, Kollam The state of Kerala is still reeling from the shock of witnessing the massive floods that took place this past monsoon season. At this tragic time, words have no place. All we can do is rise to the occasion, think positively and take to […]

Around Amma 2017 Birthday

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 […]

Around Amma 2017 Birthday

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 […]

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 […]