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We should use machines and love people

April 30th – May 2nd, 2019 – Singapore Amma arrived in Singapore in the early morning of April 30th, for three days of programs at the Marina Bay Expo & Convention Center. The evening program on the 30th witnessed an unprecedented turnout, reflecting the widest cross section of society ever seen at Amma’s programmes in […]

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We are able to dream and dream big

Five young survivors of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake who have been receiving Embracing the World scholarships since then wrote a letter to Amma after graduating from high school this summer. They wrote: “Dear Amma, We would like to thank you for allowing us to graduate, because without your financial support this journey might not have […]

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Amma in Hyderabad

27 – 28 February , Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh – Bharata Yatra 2011 Amma’s return to Hyderabad was marked by a significant expansion of her ongoing humanitarian projects—shortly after her first evening program began, a seemingly never-ending line of children flowed across the stage, standing in line patiently to receive a hug and a kiss from […]

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Educational Scholarship

Vidyamritam: bagging prize, winning the heart

The series of competitions organized for Vidyamritam beneficiaries across Kerala culminated in the finals of the elocution competitions in the junior and senior category, held at the Pandal erected in the Engineering College grounds of Amritapuri campus.  Both categories saw eight participants each arguing vociferously on the need to preserve Mother Nature for a healthy […]

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Educational Scholarship

Art competition for Vidyamritam recipients

21 September 2009 — Amritapuri Approximately 10,000 children—ages nine to 16, from all over Kerala—will begin converging on Amritapuri in the evening of 24th September. They are coming to participate in a grand finale of cultural events that have been organized for the beneficiaries of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s (MAM) Vidyamritam scholarship program. MAM started […]

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Our hearts must overflow with Love

20 – 21 April, Palakkad, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2009 Amma held a two-day Brahmasthanam Festival here. Amma’s ashram in Pallakad is in a picturesque location, nestled among coconut palms and rice fields, the mountains of the Western Ghats rising impassively in the distant horizon. On both days, the ashram was filled to overflowing as […]

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Simplicity of the Smile is powerful than 100 Presidents

17-18 April, Bharata Yatra 2009 Brahmasthanam Festival, Kochi Amma’s programme here was a festival not only in name but in spirit. For two full days, the grounds were filled to overflowing with relaxed, smiling faces. An atmosphere of peace and good cheer pervaded as students and staff of Amrita University and AIMS Hospital worked side […]

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Amma is a promise

21 Feb, Tanur, Kerala – Bharata Yatra 2009 Amma held a one-day programme in Tanur. It was Amma’s first visit here, and the large grounds were filled to overflowing–people had begun coming at 7:00 am to ensure they got a good seat for the evening programme. Onlookers could be seen spilling over into the yards […]

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MAM Extends Educational Programs

29 January 2009— Tiruvanantapuram Brahmasthanam Program On the first night of Amma’s programs at her ashram in Tiruvanantapuram, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) furthered its commitment to education. Vidyamritam Scholarships were given to 180 children of Tiruvanatapuram District, and MAM inaugurated its new arts-and-crafts school, Amrita Shilpa Kalakshetra. In the presence of Amma, G. Sudhakaran, […]