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Satsang

Learn Sanskrit for understanding the true import of Vedanta

13 Dec 2019, Amritapuri Ashram – from Amma’s Satsang There are two types of education; one for living and one for life. To live life beneficially is what spirituality is all about. One should live beneficially both for society and for oneself. That’s what spirituality is in its essence. The shastras explain this to us […]

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Satsang

Knowledge is within; Education must transform you

Interview by Shalini Saksena of ‘The Pioneer’, the English Daily, on why spiritual organisations must run schools and universities to educate young generations. What is the connection between spirituality and Education? ǟʍʍǟ: True Education takes place only when it goes hand in hand with spiritual knowledge. Otherwise, education will be reduced to a mere collecting […]

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Education Satsang

Today’s education can’t ensure mental peace

Children, in the olden days in our country, awareness of the spiritual principles was considered the most important aspect of life. However, today, material knowledge has superseded spirituality in importance. There is no point in trying to turn back the clock. Such efforts will only result in disappointment. What’s important now is to learn how […]

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Around Amma 2019 Messages of Amma

Knowledge and values are inseparable

Amma’s acceptance speech after University of Mysore Conferred with D.Litt. Honoris Causa 23rd March 2019 — Amritapuri Ashram Through this honour you have bestowed, I see the interest that the University of Mysore has in upholding its alignment with the ideal of manava seva madhava seva— “Service to humankind is service to God.” The Math […]

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University

Amrita University ranked among the top 200 universities in BRICS

Amrita University has been ranked among the top 200 universities in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries by reputed international ranking organization QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). Amrita is ranked ahead of many well known established universities. QS has been bringing out the World University Rankings, which is regarded as one of the most influential […]

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Education

Online Science Labs – OLabs – for school system in Andaman

22 November 2014 OLabs, Amrita University’s online virtual science labs for 9th-12th standards were launched in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands schools through a function and workshop held in Port Blair. The workshop was attended by 63 teachers from 45 schools who learned how to use the labs. OLabs are offered free of charge and […]

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International Forum Messages of Amma

Embrace scientific knowledge and spiritual wisdom

These are selected quotes from the address of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi  upon receiving an Doctorate of Humane letters from State University of New York 25 May 2010. ****** “Spiritual education is a training that helps us to truly understand ourselves. It gives us strength and helps us comprehend  the deeper realms of knowledge. It gives […]

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Education Health Care Telemedicine

Amrita Telemedicine connects to PAN-African network

The Telemedicine network at Amrita Institute of Medical Science has begun extending its services beyond India’s borders. On May 4, 2009, it became part of the India’s PAN-African telemedicine network. Though this telemedicne network, Amrita will provide e-health services to Benin, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal and Seychelles. Medical consultation […]

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Education Village Resource

Clicking their way to a brighter future

Kalpetta, Wayanad, 7 Nov 2008 Young Manikanden stares intently at his computer and then clicks the mouse.  This twenty-year-old tribal boy is clicking his way to a brighter future.  His is taking a Business Office computer course offered by the Village Resource Center in Kalpetta.   He has been working as a day laborer, but with […]

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Around Amma Birthday Messages of Amma

Love is the Centre-Point of Life: Amma

27 September 2008 — Amritapuri Amma began her 55th Birthday Address by saying that the point of religious and cultural festivals was to help human beings gain peace of mind. Amma lamented that in general this wasn’t happening. The culprit Amma said was man’s obsessive focus on money. “While meditating on money and luxuries, we […]