It is not enough that we receive it. We also have to spread it and share with others.
Farmers in the village of Sadivayil in the Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu live in a rain fed area, and have cultivated just one crop a year for many years now. This year, with the support of AmritaSeRVe volunteers, things are different. AmritaSeRVe decided to focus on organising the farmers to work collaboratively and to […]
A group of researchers from Amrita University conducted a research study for five years on the island near Amrita hospital, which was used as a landfill and dumpsite for several years, causing the soil to become completely contaminated with heavy metals from both the dumped waste and from the polluted Backwaters. The land was a […]
27 Aug 2015, Amritapuri For many years now, Amma has been encouraging all her followers around the world to grow their own organic vegetables, both for personal health and for a healthy planet. Today, Brahmacharis and Brahmacharinis and other residents of Amritapuri presented Amma organic vegetables they have lovingly cultivated by hand for use in […]
2-3 March, Kozhikode, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2015 Hundreds of the Kozhikode devotees were lined up holding brass trays of flowers and puja lamps when the tour group arrived at the ashram at 5:30 in the evening. Amma was not expected to arrive until 7:30 pm. The Kozhikode devotees who were lined up five or […]
27-28 Feb, Kodungalloor, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2015 Amma held the first program of her 2015 North Indian Tour in the ancient town of Kodungalloor. Here the first Bramasthanam Temple was consecrated, as well as the first Amrita Vidyalayam, Amma’s primary and secondary school. The design of the Bramasthanam temple here is unique as it […]
Encouraged by Amma’s message that everyone should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week, the college students at Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus have started an organic vegetable garden using natural methods of cultivation. The garden is flourishing with the growth of colorful, delicious produce, including spinach, okra, tomatoes, tapioca, […]
From roof-top terraces to the alleyways around buildings, organic vegetable gardens can be found in every spare space around Amritapuri after Amma stressed the importance of avoiding chemically treated food where possible. Vegetables include okra, tomatoes, pumpkin, beans, chillis, red spinach, eggplant, cabbage and onions are being lovingly grown without the use of pesticides for […]