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Disaster Relief

Amma sends relief to Haiti

15 January 2010 In response to the deepening crisis in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, Amma announced a plan to provide relief there. In the United States, volunteers based at M.A. Center are already rushing to assemble boxes of clothing and medical goods—surgical supplies, first aid kits,  and ambulatory aids like canes and walkers—for immediate shipment to Haiti. […]

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Helping Kashmir earthquake victims

In response to the devastating earthquake in Pakistan and Kashmir in October 2005, Amma sent two of her disciples, Bri. Rasamrita Chaitanya and Br. Abhayamrita Chaitanya, along with volunteers from the Delhi Ashram, to the region to console victims, distribute food and relief materials, and provide other assistance. Hundreds of blankets sent from Amritapuri were […]

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Response to Gujarat Earthquake

January 26th, 2001 India’s Republic Day Amma was giving darshan in Kodungallur, Kerala when one of the worst earthquakes in Indian history hit Bhuj, Gujarat. It measured 6.9 on the Richter Scale. The initial reports were bad—buildings were rubble, entire villages had been razed, and the injured and the dead were uncountable. Amma asked the […]