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Planting Trees in the Desert: Meditation and Service at the prison in Barcelona

Inspired by Amma’s example, our volunteers working out of Barcelona, Spain have been running an outreach program with the nearby Quatre Camins prison for the past three years. The outreach is led by social worker Amparo Saavedra, who says that she wanted to find ways to incorporate everything she has learned from Amma about peace […]

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IAM Meditation Technique in Moscow

The first IAM Technique course in Moscow took place on between May 17 and 18, 2014. A total of 57 people attended the two-day course. Moscow residents had been waiting for this for a long time and the hall in the center of the city was fully packed. Everybody felt like being part of one […]

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IAM Technique taught to prisoners in Udine

5 April 2012 – Udine, Italy Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique (IAM Technique) courses were held for prisoners serving sentences at the Direzione Casa Cirdondariale du Udine, a penitentiary for men in Udine, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. A total of 14 inmates, ages 30 to 60, participated in the sessions, which were voluntary. “At first they […]

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IAM course in Hungary

31 March, Hungary This was the 7th IAM course conducted in Hungary. Many people coming for the course had not heard of Amma before attending. They were fascinated how fast IAM affected all aspects of their life in a positive manner. Several of them were touched so deeply that they would like to join the […]

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IAM in Russia

1 – 2 Oct, 2011 – St. Petersburg, Russia The first IAM course in St. Petersburg took place on 1 and 2 October. It was taught over two full days in a seminar center near downtown St. Petersburg. The instructions where translated by a local who has learned the IAM technique in India. There were […]

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IAM in Halkida

23 – 25 Sep 2011, Greece IAM course was held in a retreat center at Sunshine House in Halkida, one hour distance from Athens.

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Balancing Life in Hong Kong

September 8th – 11th 2011, Hong Kong Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri conducted three days of programs in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s sole Hindu Temple is located in the Happy Valley. The temple had a crowd of more than 200 to attend Swami Ramakrishnananda’s talk. After the talk, Swamiji began leading bhajans, with songs such as Dayakaro […]

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Ashram Life Meditation

IAM Meditation camp for instructors

As per Amma’s instructions a two day All India IAM Technique Trainers’ camp was conducted on May 14th and 15th at Amritapuri. The participants were from various states, covering almost the entire geographical spread of India. IAM Meditation camp for instructors IAM Meditation camp for instructors IAM Meditation camp for instructors Devotees from all over […]

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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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IAM meditation lowers stress hormones

1 February 2011 , Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi IAM—Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique lowers stress hormones, according to a study recently published in the 2011 volume of the international journal Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine (eCAM), published by the Hindawi Publishing Corporation. The five-year study, titled “The Effect of Meditation on Psycho-Physiological Variables,” examines […]