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New Year celebrations at Amritapuri 2016

1 January, 2016 – Amritapuri Thousands of people filled the main hall in Amritapuri to welcome 2016 in the presence of our Divine Mother. As darshan was finishing, a number of cultural performances entertained the gathered crowd who had come from all parts of India and the world. There were traditional Indian dances followed by […]

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Turning into smiling ones, reflecting the joy of the moment

4 October 2015, Amritapuri The day Amma would leave for the Europe tour, she came to the Kali Temple around 11 am and the for the next 3 hours, meditated, answered questions, gave advice, cracked jokes, gave a couple thousand people Prasad lunch, gave a quick darshan and finished off by singing and dancing her […]

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Organic vegetable garden at Amrita University

Encouraged by Amma’s message that everyone should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week, the college students at Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus have started an organic vegetable garden using natural methods of cultivation. The garden is flourishing with the growth of colorful, delicious produce, including spinach, okra, tomatoes, tapioca, […]

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How can I put an end to suffering? – Amma’s 2015 New Year Message

The advent of the New Year is always a joyous occasion that kindles hope, enthusiasm and optimism in all of our hearts. Amma prays to the Paramatman that in the coming year both the world and each individual within it are filled with peace, harmony and prosperity. This past year bore witness to a lot […]

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Rebirth happens when we completely die to our ego

From Amma’s Christmas Message God is said to be the embodiment of infinite divine qualities. He is beyond word and thought. It is through the lives of mahatmas that one directly experiences the divinity of God. The specialty of mahatmas is that they practice what they preach. In this regard, Jesus Christ was no different. […]

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Amritapuri Ashram has gone organic

From roof-top terraces to the alleyways around buildings, organic vegetable gardens can be found in every spare space around Amritapuri after Amma stressed the importance of avoiding chemically treated food where possible. Vegetables include okra, tomatoes, pumpkin, beans, chillis, red spinach, eggplant, cabbage and onions are being lovingly grown without the use of pesticides for […]

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Amma and Tumban, the ashram dog

There have been many unusual animals in the annals of Amritapuri. Amma’s sadhana days featured many helpful creatures such as: the eagle that dropped food before her when she was meditating; the dog that brought untouched food packets to her in his mouth; the cow that would break its ropes to give her milk. Many […]

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Festival of joy starts again at Amritapuri

2 Aug 2010, Amritapuri Amma is the source of ultimate happiness and to many here at Amritapuri, Amma’s presence itself is an event of Joy. Amma reached Ashram completing the long US-Japan yatra yesterday. Amma’s arrival at Ashram was a sight of bliss. Archana had just finished and as if prayers were responded immediately, Amma’s […]

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Amritapuri Ashram photos 2008

Aerial and surroundings photos of Ashram form the year 2008

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Amrita Offset Printers gets a new machine

12 Dec 2008, Amritapuri Today a new Heidelberg, a quality 4 colour printing machine, was inaugurated in the newly constructed  building of Amrita Offset Printers by Swami Amrita Geetananda. It is situated by the Amrita Kripa hospital. Hereafter, the colour printing of all Amma books in different languages will be done from here.