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Panoramic view from Amrita Setu

This is the 360 degree panoramic view from Amrita Setu bridge, which connects the main land to Amritapuri Ashram land over the back waters. Fallback or ‘alternate’ content goes here. This content will only be visible if the SWF fails to load. note: Drag the mouse to your left or right to pan, scroll the […]

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Amrita Setu will also go into history

Excerpts from President Kalam’s Address on the Occasion of the Inauguration of Amrita Setu 20 December 2006 – Amritapuri I offer my prostrations to all of you. My great respects and reverence to Amma. Friends, I have come here a number of times. Whenever I come here to Amritapuri, I ask myself what is so […]

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Messages of Amma Tsunami

Amrita Setu: Connecting lands connecting hearts

20 December 2006 — Amritapuri Salutations to all of you who are verily the embodiments of love and the Supreme Self. It’s been nearly two years since the tragedy of the tsunami. Amma can still clearly see the tears and hear the cries of those who lost their near and dear ones that terrible day. […]

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President Kalam inaugurates Amrita Setu

20 December 2006 — Amritapuri The President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, came to Amritapuri in order to inaugurate Amrita Setu, the bridge the Ashram has constructed connecting the island of Alappad Panchayat to Vallikkavu. The bridge was constructed with the aim of providing a centralized escape route via which 15,000 people could evacuate […]

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Thanks for fulfilling the dream

19 December 2006, Amritapuri “Nowhere in the world, has another NGO built such a bridge like Amrita Setu. On behalf of the people and the Panchyat Committee of Alappad, we thank the Mata Amritanandamayi Math for this noble gift. When the Tsunami occurred in 2004 there was only a bridge to the south in Panikkarukadavu […]

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New bridge, new hopes

19 December 2006, Amritapuri Long before the towers of Amritapuri were constructed, in fact, as long as one can remember, ferrys have been taking villagers back and forth across the backwaters separating the Alappad island from the Mainland. The small wooden boats, capable of holding about a score of people, have been operated by a number […]

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President Kalam to inaugurate Amrita Setu

13 December 2006 — Amritapuri On the 20th of December, the President of India, His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, will inaugurate Amrita Setu, the Ashram-constructed bridge connecting Alappad Panchayat with Vallikkavu. Amrita Setu was constructed by the Ashram as part of its extensive tsunami-relief program, wherein Amma dedicated one hundred crores {news} towards relief […]

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Around Amma Tsunami

Amritapuri is the land of compassion, love and beauty

President of India visits Amritapuri 18 December 2005, Amritapuri His Excellency the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, paid a visit to Amritapuri today. In the divine presence of Amma, His Excellency officially handed over 500 tsunami-relief houses constructed by the Ashram to the Honourable Minister of Revenue of Kerala, Sri. K.M. Mani. In […]

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Community Out Reach Tsunami

Amrita Setu – connecting Alappad with Vallikkavu

28 August 2005 — Alappad Panchayat, Kollam District, Kerala Artist’s rendition of the bridge that will connect Alappad and Vallikkavu Anyone who has ever climbed up to the roof of the 16-storey ashram flats knows how breathtaking the view is. From that height, two things become clear: the ashram possesses the only multi-storeyed buildings as […]