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Ashram Photos

Karthika lamps

11 Dec 2008, Amritapuri Today is Karthika. The path to the stage from Amma’s room was lit with oil lamps. Watch photos here.

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AYUDH

UN’s Peace Day celebrated

On the occasion of the UN’s International Peace Day on September 21st 2008, AYUDH groups worldwide connected via the internet to pray for world peace and harmony. At 9am Amritapuri time the connection was launched between youth from India, America, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Poland and Finland. After a very hearty and happy greeting the youngsters […]

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Ashram

360 degree aerial view of Amritapuri

Looking northward from the top of the 18-storey tall flats in the Ashram. To the left is the Arabian Sea, to the right, the Kayamkulam Backwaters. In between is the Alappad Island on which the Ashram is located.

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Ashram Life

Life at Amritapuri

Nowhere on earth is life lived as fully as it is in Amritapuri. Every nook and corner of the ashram sparkles with dynamism. From the stillness of the morning hours when the ashram is rapt in meditation to the vibrancy of the night when the air is filled with Amma’s ecstatic bhajans, Amritapuri is always […]

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Education

Amritapuri Campus included under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

8 August 2003 — Amritapuri The Ministry for Human Resource Development, Government of India, has, in its order on 8th August 2003, notified that Amrita Institute of Computer Technology (AICT), Amritapuri, is included under the ambit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, with immediate effect. The University Grants Commission had earlier recommended the inclusion of AICT […]

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Ashram Life

The paradox of Knowledge

those who think they know, do not know, and those who think they do not know, know not

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Around Amma Around Amma 2001

Mother’s day

13 May, 2001, Amritapuri During the last few days before Mother leaves for any extended tour, especially one to foreign countries, as if determined to have a final long swallow of water before crossing the desert, people converge on the oasis of the ashram. The crowds are huge. Baths start at about two thirty in […]

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Health Care

Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital

The Amrita Kripa charitable hospital is located on the beach road alongside the ashram in Amritapuri was started in 1996. It serves the coastal villagers free in consultations, procedures, lab works, and medicines. The residents of Amritapuri, including 3000 hostel students of the Amrita University, and the devotee visitors to the ashram also take the […]