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After two days of heavy rain and cold which interfered with their work schedule. Two days work was completed in one. In true Amma fashion, all of the rubble is sorted for reuse: large stones, small stones, timbers, and tin sheets.

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They probably came first for a free meal, then a safe place to play. Many attend the after school tuition classes. Some accompany Swami on his morning walks or do yoga with him. These are the neighborhood kids from slum who make Amma’s Delhi Ashram their second home.     They are everywhere, usually in […]

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Around 200 villagers from Uttarakhand traveled by bus for two days to see Amma in Delhi. For most, it will be their first chance for her Darshan. For many, it is their first trip to the big city. They represent all of the UK programs we have launched in the past year: recipients of houses, […]

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A large tract of land near Delhi (Faridabad) has been acquired for a new Amrita Hospital and University. Until construction begins, Amma has instructed the land be used for farming. More than 50% of the 1000+ kilos of fresh vegetables to be served during her Delhi Program will come from this farm. An additional blessing […]

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After demolishing a derelict school building in just two days, the IVUSA student volunteers from Japan took a welcome break to play Holi. The village of Batwadi where we have built most of our “Amma Houses”hosted a wonderful party with bhajans, a dance by the children,followed by many kilos of color. It was an experience […]

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amma’s kozhikode program is always special. usually, amma gives annaprasham (first feeding) and does vidyarambham (initiation into writing and the alphabet) at the end of the program. this time, two children that came for the ceremony were very interesting. one baby, amardeep, was brought to receive his first solid food from amma. it was a […]

I recently joined a Laughter Yoga (Hasya Yoga) Therapy course at Amritapuri. Though I was vaguely aware of the feel-good effects of laughter, I had never thought to seek out more opportunities for laughter in my life. Well into my first class, I realized there would be much less downward facing dog poses and handstands […]

Ma! Thy Effulgent Form is Infinite Beauty Personified, Th’ Divine Lotus whose fragrance felt by Yogis, Omnipresent, Yogis humming, “Om Om Om” know it to be th’ most blessed, May I be the blessed Yogi Swan at Thy Holiest Lotus Feet. Ma, the lotus bloomed in the lake named Manasorvar, Permeated its fragrance enticing the […]

As she smiles the Sun, Moon and stars fade. The Universe bows down at her lotus feet. Entire galaxies revolve around her love. The five elements of world create a canopy. The air around her gets purified. The sweet fragrance of love streams of her heart. The water she touches turns into the Holy Ganges. […]