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Satsang

Corona: Nature’s loud alarm

The selfish things man has done to Nature are now coming back in the form of such epidemics

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Messages of Amma

Pray sincerely and practice due diligence & caution against Coronavirus

23 March 2020, Amritapuri Ashram A Message from Amma on the Coronavirus: Amma knows my children are all living in fear of Coronavirus. Amma is thinking of all of you and praying for you. This is a time when you have to exercise extreme caution and alertness. It is the time to respond with courage, self-control […]

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Disaster Relief Research

Real-time landslide warning system by Amrita installed in Sikkim

1 Aug 2018, Sikkim Internet of Things (IoT) based real-time landslide warning system has been installed in Sikkim, the first of its kind in the Himalayan region by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Director of the Centre of Wireless Networks and Application of the institute, Maneesha Sudheer explained “It will monitor a densely populated area spanning 150 […]

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Disaster Relief

Amrita disaster relief team to visit flood affected Rajasthan & Gujarat

6 Aug 2015, Kochi Amrita institute of medical sciences disaster relief team left Kochi for flood affected areas of Rajasthan & Gujarat. With all the modern equipment for treatment – a telemedicine unit, two emergency ambulances consisting of facilities to recognise rat fever, dengue fever and jaundice in two minutes along with cardiac emergency unit, […]

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Research University

Five new technologies and one very old one that will save the world

The United Nations has been focusing intently on the use of technology to solve global problems and drive development that’s both affordable and sustainable. Amrita University itself is a lesson in innovation. It was founded not by scientists and scholars but by one of India’s most influential humanitarians and spiritual leaders, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, who […]

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Disaster Relief

50-Crore relief and rehabilitation package for Uttarakhand

10 Sept 2013, New Delhi Mata Amritanandamayi Math announced two massive charitable projects: a 50-crore relief-and-rehabilitation project in the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand and a programme to adopt 101 villages throughout India. “In Uttarakhand, MAM will build approximately 500 houses destroyed by the disaster,” said MAM’s vice-chairman Swami Amritaswarupananda in a press conference in New […]

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Flood Relief

Bihar flood relief work of MAM

Flood-Relief Work — Bihar On August 18, 2008, the Kosi River broke through a man-made embankment in Nepal. The flooding was massive and engulfed half the neighbouring state of Bihar in India. The prime minister declared it a state of national calamity. {view photos of the flood here}  According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 […]

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Around Amma 2004 Tsunami

A time of tragedy, a time of grace

(Brahmachari Dhyanamrita Chaitanya recollects his experiences during the tsunami and how Amma managed the situation. Later on 3rd Jan Amma announced a Rs. 100-crore relief package to rehabilitate the tsunami victims.) 31 December 2004, Amritapuri I was on the Internet and saw the news that giant waves were hitting Chennai and flooding the city. I […]