North American News

October 2, 2021 Santa Fe, NM
Amma Center Community Service Amma Center of NM continues community service in safer style for Covid. For decades volunteers cook meals twice monthly at local shelters. Since COVID the Center has volunteers that cook a portion of the meal and safely drop off the food outside for a no-contact... more ›
October 1, 2021 San Ramon, CA
Bags of Hope for the Homeless for Amma's 68th birthday This year the GreenFriend’s team wanted to do something for the community on Amma’s Birthday, spreading Her message of Motherhood and helping those less fortunate.
When this peace initiative of giving 68 Bags of Hope inspired by Claudia... more ›
October 1, 2021 Chicago
Madder has been grown for centuries for its excellent dyeing properties. A member of the coffee family, this perennial has roots that make for a bright red dye that doesn’t fade in the light. Madder root is a natural source of red, pink, orange, apricot, lilac, purple, brown, and black shades of... more ›
September 27, 2021 Santa Fe, NM
The New Mexico GreenFriends Growers Project - a New Mexico GreenFriends initiative “Everyone should grow trees and plants in their yard.” - Amma Amma has encouraged everyone to grow a garden and medicinal plants wherever we may be on the planet and to plant trees.  If you would like to... more ›
September 12, 2021 San Ramon, CA
In honor of Amma’s 68th Birthday on 27th of September, Greenfriends Farm would like to distribute 108 bags of Hope to homeless camps in San Jose. Each bag will be numbered, and personally delivered with lots of caring love to the homeless camps by the ashram residents on Sunday,... more ›
September 12, 2021 San Ramon, CA
Our MA Center San Ramon kitchen crew has just celebrated the first birthday of Food From Home (FFH)! Launched September 5, 2020, FFH was born in response to the separation and isolation that we, the Amma community, felt during the initial COVID lockdown. If no one could come to the ashram... more ›
September 1, 2021 Toronto, Canada
The bees are 'bearding' to cool down It is a bee-zy time at the hives for both bees and beekeepers! The team continues to mindfully inspect the hives, testing and treating mites, monitoring pests and potential diseases, replenishing the water supply, and keeping an eye out for anything... more ›
August 26, 2021 Michigan
Greenfriends at MA Center Michigan abounds in summertime activities! Although covid has kept the ashram off limits for group activities, individual sevites have been diligent in nurturing mother earth in meaningful ways. With Ammas guiding light, all of the many Greenfriends projects spring up and... more ›
August 24, 2021 Michigan
We conducted an intimate Satyanarayana puja during this month's full moon. May the punya (positive results) be shared with all of Amma's children!
August 10, 2021 Michigan
Our MA Center has become a safe sanctuary for monarch butterflies. The monarch butterfly population is vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Left in the wild, 70% of the caterpillars will succumb to predators, whereas when raised indoors 70% of them will grow into butterflies. Over the last... more ›