America 2019 Around Amma 2019

The quest for the “Truth of Life” and learning the way to maintain “work-life balance”

22-24 July, Tokyo – Japan Yatra 2019 Ambassador Sanjay Kumar Verma of the Indian Consulate in Japan welcomed Amma to Tokyo. He spoke about the greatness of the Indian culture and values that emphasized the importance of peace, harmony, selfless service and non violence. ‘When it comes to humanity, Indian society traditionally believes in Vasudhaiva […]

Community Out Reach University

Giving drinking water- a turning point in life

Thirty-one students from 14 Universities in Japan, from International Volunteers of University Student Association IVUSA, worked alongside 12 of Amrita University’s Masters of Social Work (MSW) students and faculty members to deploy clean drinking water filters in 31 flood-hit communities in the Kerala State districts of Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta, in February 2019. The effort was […]

America 2018 Around Amma 2018

Arigato Amma from Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan, May 29-31, 2018 Amma returned to the Ryutsu Center in Tokyo, Japan for three days of programs. Amma entered the hall through a hand-made, flower archway lovingly made by local devotees. During the three days of programs, devotees were treated to many cultural performances, including a traditional Shinto dance, a violin performance, and […]

Community Out Reach University

Giving water to Indian villages, building friendship between India and Japan

Feb 2018, Alappuzha, Kerala In order to help supply rural villages with clean drinking water, seventy-two students from Japan travelled to Alappuzha district of Kerala to help build water filters. Despite not receiving credit from their university, having to sacrifice their vacation time, and paying for their own travel expenses, students from the IVUSA program […]

Around Amma 2016

Students will feel and learn about living ‘rich in heart’ under Amma’s guidance

18-20 July,  Tokyo, Japan – America – Canada – Japan Yatra 2016 After her extensive tour of North America and Canada, Amma reached Tokyo the capital of Japan. Amma’s programs were held for 3 days in Tokyo at Belle Salee Shibuya Garden Hall. Student Volunteers from the Japanese student organization IVUSA have been actively participating […]


Amma to visit Tokyo Japan from 18 July

July 18-20, 2016Venue:BelleSalle Shibuya Garden, Hall CSumitomofudosan Shibuya Garden Tower B1,Nanpeidaicho 16-17, Shibuya, Tokyo Japan18 July (Mon) 11:0019 July (Tue) 10:00 & at 18:3020 July (Wed) 10:00 & 18:30July 20th (Wed) 18:30 to 20:00 Amma will be giving talk, bhajans, meditation and Darshan to all during these sessions.


Seed of Happiness from Amma’s teachings on Japan’s National Cultural Day

3 November 2015, Tokyo On the occassion of Japan’s National Cultural Day, a special lecture was held in Tokyo Women’s Plaza, located in the central area of metropolitan city. Swami Poornamritananda addressed the gathering on the theme “How to Attain a Peaceful State of Mind – a Seed of Happiness from Amma’s Teachings”. About 300 […]

Flood Relief

Flood relief work in Japan

September 2015, Japan Following more than a week of rains in early September, Tropical Storm Etau could not have hit eastern Japan at a worse time. On September 9th, Etau began to further inundate the already rain-soaked terrain north of Tokyo—dumping as much as 2 more feet (65 cm) of rain in 24 hours in […]

Ashram centers

Nagano Spiritual Camp, Japan 2015

Swami Purnamritananda conducted a 2 days spiritual camp in Nagano and in Tokyo, Japan in the month of June 2015. [Show slideshow]

Around Amma 2015

Japanese children are crying led Amma to Japan

26-28 May 2015, Tokyo, Japan This year marked Amma’s 25th visit to Japan. The three days of programs in Tokyo were celebrated by with many speakers and cultural performances. Amma was welcomed by Mr. Abbagani Ramu, Counsellor & Director, ICC, Indian Embassy. Ms. Masako Watanabe, one of the local coordinators who was present when Amma […]