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Composting the waste, completing the cycle

Each day thousands of visitors are fed by the ashram. The preparation of food inevitably produces waste peelings. ‘Premix’ is the combination of wet food waste and wood chip. One of many buckets of the day’s ‘premix’ is emptied on to the compost heap, over a layer of elephant dung. Slurry (cow’s urine and manure) […]

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BABEL: the sacred yields of dreams

Building bee houses with mud and straw with an eco-green roof and walls inhabited by bee swarms. BABEL project by GreenFriends, France

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The joy of gardening

August is the season when many youth from all over the world flock to Amritapuri to spend their holidays with Amma. It is a time for the youngsters to reflect about life in a deeper way, contribute to Amma’s charitable work and socialize with other like-minded youngsters. This year, AYUDH decided to make an effort […]

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River Promenade clean-up project

Sunday, 21st June, 2009 The Clean-Up of River Promenade Père Laval was one of the projects AYUDH Mauritius had committed to at its inception in February 2009. The Municipal Council of Vacoas/Phoenix, keen on AYUDH’s initiative, helpfully provided rakes and baskets as well at a waste truck at the disposal of the Mauritian youths. Thus […]

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The most heroic thing is caring

7 June 2009 — San Ramon, California, USA The second stop on Amma’s 2009 U.S.  Yatra is San Ramon, California, home to Amma’s ashram headquarters in the United States, MA Center. On June 5, the mayor of Sunnyvale, California, Antony Spitaleri, came for Amma’s darshan. Author Alice Walker also attended. Walker—who won the Pulitzer Prize […]

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AYUDH Belgium planting trees

22nd of March 2009, Knesselare, Belgium At Knesselare in Belgium, members of AYUDH Europe worked side by side with Amma’s older devotees to plant 240 willow trees on a parcel of land appointed to Friends of Amma. Some additional trees were also planted on a neighboring parcel of land. After planting all the trees, the […]

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Wealth from Waste

For the past month, members of Ayudh Europe have been staying in Amritapuri and have been lucky enough to be involved in the Ashrams’ ‘plastic project’ as part of their daily Seva. This project was started by a resident of the ashram who was inspired to re-use the waste plastic that she saw around her. […]

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Reforestation at the French Ashram

29 Oct 2008, France GreenFriends France taken up a reforestation project to make the French Ashram a place where devotees and visitors can get in touch with nature and develop a deep sense of unity with. The reforesting of the property is one of the steps which will help bring about this new perception. A […]

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AYUDH Europe 2008 Green Friends Videos

AYUDH – UK is starting a garden project

London, 29 Oct 2008, AYUDH group in UK while celebrating their 1st anniversary, started a garden project as part of GreenFriends in an effort to grow fruits in their own private gardens. This project is an effort to raise awareness that one need to produce one’s own food and a little extra for others too. […]

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The Future in Our Hands

AYUDH Europe Youth Exchange 2008 The 4th annual European Youth Exchange held at the M.A. Center in Germany saw the arrival of a lot of young people from  all parts of European countries to participate in a 6 day program led by Br Shubamrita and Bri. Dipamrita. For the second time, the program was co-funded […]