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December 18, 2012 Global
In Amma's Own Words “The whole world has been shaken by the gruesome act of violence that happened at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty innocent little angels with their whole lives in front of them and six staff members who did their best to protect the children are... more ›
December 4, 2012 Global
Amma participated in the United Nations' Alliance of Civilizations meeting in Shanghai, China on November 29-30, 2012. The meeting, titled Harmony Through Diversity, brought together 150... more ›
September 13, 2012 North America
Circle of Love Inside volunteers write letters to our brothers and sisters in Amma who are incarcerated. Recently, we received a letter from one California inmate with the last name Singh.  He wrote: "Mail is the... more ›
September 8, 2012 Berlin
During the recent AYUDH youth retreat The Joy of Giving at M.A. Center, Germany, pledges were made to implement at least one small, local project. As the hosts of the retreat, the German group wanted to be one of the first ones to fulfill their pledge and contribute something to their... more ›
August 29, 2012 Potomac, MD
The third annual East Coast AYUDH Youth Exchange, held at the M.A. Center in Potomac, MD on August 11 & 12, inspired 34 youth from around the United States to come together under the guidance of Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya. This year’s theme, The Joy of Giving, fostered a transformative... more ›
August 21, 2012 Kenya
Amrita Children’s Home, an orphanage taking care of 30 needy children, was recently featured on the weekly news program, Eye on Kenya. The show documented the success of the Home's use of Permaculture, an alternative farming method, that has enabled them to consistently feed the children... more ›
August 10, 2012 Germany
The 8th European AYUDH Youth Initiative, held at the M.A. Center Germany, brought together over 200 youth from 15 countries. As in previous years, the event was supported by the ‘Youth in Action’ programme of the EU and the city of Michelstadt. The theme of this year's gathering was The Joy of... more ›
May 29, 2012 Potomic, MD
Darkness, enveloping the grounds of the M.A. Center in Patomic, Maryland at this predawn hour, is interrupted in the foyer and kitchen by soft lighting. There is mostly silence, sandwiched by the just completed chants of... more ›
May 29, 2012 Africa
April 12, 21012 A new vocational training program for disadvantaged youth was launched at Amrita Watoto Boma, care home in Athi River... more ›
May 29, 2012 Italy
On April 5th 2012, Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique courses were held for prisoners serving sentences at a penitentiary for men in Udine, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. A... more ›