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February 3, 2017 Africa
Burkina Faso, home to a vibrant cultural heritage as well as the largest craft market in Africa, also suffers from massive deforestation, landscape degradation, slow economic development and low life expectancy. As of 2009, there were less than 1,000 doctors in the country—that’s less than one... more ›
January 31, 2017 Kerala, India
For the first time in India, Amrita Hospital in Kochi, Kerala has introduced cosmetic heart surgery for children – a procedure that has gained popularity in Europe in the last decade. Cosmetic heart surgery means cardiac surgery with an alternative approach through minimally invasive procedure. “... more ›
January 25, 2017 India
In the fall of 2016, Amrita University and UNESCO inaugurated India’s first ever chair on gender equality and women empowerment. The UNESCO chair will further the center’s goals and promote international, inter-university cooperation and networking to enhance institutional capacities and... more ›
January 11, 2017 Tamilnadu, India
HOW IT BEGAN Tamil Nadu is a state in Southern India. Sadiyaval is a small tribal village in Coimbatore district of Tamilnadu. Most of the people who live in Sadiyaval belong to a tribe called the Irulas tribe. The population in this village has now thinned down to about forty-four homes. The main... more ›
January 6, 2017 New Delhi, India
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid the foundation stone for the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s new two thousand bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (Amrita Hospital) in Greater Faridabad on May 9, 2016. The ceremony took place in the presence of Swami... more ›
January 1, 2017 Kerala, India
Walking along our path of experiences, we have left the year 2016 behind. Now, here, is another new year to look forward to, filled with new hope and expectations. Every new year is like a fresh page in the book of our life. What we choose to write in it is up to us. If we want, we can fill it with... more ›
December 30, 2016 India
The Director of CSIR-CIMAP was in Amritapuri to sign an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Amrita SeRVe project of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math. The MoU was signed in Amma’s presence by Dr. Anil Tripathi, the Director and Swami Jnanamritananda Puri.... more ›
December 6, 2016 Barcelona, Spain
When Amma visited Barcelona this November, she was presented with an award from the Spanish NGO “Corazón Solidario” (A Caring Heart). The organization identifies and honors one person each year for their humanitarian work as an exceptional human being. This year, Corazón Solidario honored our... more ›
December 3, 2016 Europe
“My dear children, without a center we cannot draw a perfect circle. In the same way, without the center-point of love, our lives can never be complete. The roots of a tree are what hold it firmly to the Earth. Similarly, it is the powerful roots of love running deep within the mind that keep... more ›
November 11, 2016 Global
Amma's Visit to Winterthur, Switzerland is always a special one. The people of Switzerland go to great lengths to celebrate their heritage and offer traditional performances as offerings to Amma. In this way, in a gymnasium in Winterthur, the heritage of Switzerland meets the heritage of India, and... more ›

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