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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 […]

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Helping the students to fully blossom

December 9, 2005 — Amritapuri When the professors from the United States took their seats, the first thing Amma asked them was if they were tired. Indeed, they had been on a whirlwind schedule: first to Delhi where they signed the MoU regarding the Indo-US e-Learning initiative, then to the Coimbatore campus of Amrita University […]

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Education

Amma in Finnish senior high school textbook

Amma has made Her way into yet another Finnish school textbook, this time for students in senior high school [pre-university in India]. The Ark of Finnish Religion features under a section entitled “Religious Diversity,” a photo of Amma giving darshan, is a short description of Amma’s visits to Finland since 1998, the year the Amma […]