Around Amma 2017 India 2017

Beauty Within and Without: Amma’s Visit to Mananthavady

March 2-3 Mananthavady, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2017 Amma’s camper pulled into Mananthavady just after dark. The small dirt road leading up to Amrita Vidayalam was lined with bright neon banners and cheering devotees. Reaching the newly constructed ashram, Amma’s camper came to a halt. The local devotees were playing drums loudly and singing at […]

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Amrita SeRVe weaves another tale of success in Valaramkunnu

The tribal hamlet of Valaramkunnu is unknown to many. The settlement, located 22 km from Mananthavady, is home for 75 families with a total population of 300, all belonging to Paniya, Kattunayakan and Kurichiya communities. For decades, they had been living without electricity, pipe water and medication. Above all, the women folk had to fend […]

Around Amma Around Amma 2003


9 February 2003, Mananthavady Amma calls it Anandavady, the Blissful Garden. Not without reason. Mananthavady is a town among the hills of the southern tip of the Western Ghats. The ghats are known for their precious forests and beauty. Amma’s Brahmasthanam Temple, built atop one of the hills, is visible from a distance in all […]