Category: Explore Amrita Yoga

History of the Ashram

“Children, this ashram exists for the world; it belongs to you, to all the people who come here.” – AMMA Amritapuri Ashram was built on the very property where Amma was born; it is now the headquarters of Amma’s worldwide mission and the spiritual home for Amma’s monastic disciples and hundreds of householder devotees. All the residents have dedicated their lives to realizing God and serving the world. They came here from all over India and from all over the world. Amma sees each and every one, listens to their worries, consoles them, encourages them and provides new direction...

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Shiva Shakti Yoga Sadhana Workshop 2017

The Shiva Shakti Sadhana Workshop was a wonderful way to start the new year by finding a deep inner balance. This Workshop is designed to be a restorative journey into our essence. Many students found inner healing and acceptance of their physical (and emotional) imbalances. One devotee in particular, Chidambaran, shared his experience of surrender.  He had hurt his shoulder but was able to fully experience the workshop in a state of surrender with an open heart and a great sense of humor! Chidambaran reflected, “I realized that my shoulder injury showed me how powerless I was in this...

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Amrita Yoga Blossoms In An Indian Village

Amrita Yoga Takes Root In A Beautiful Malanad Village Amma started an Amrita Vidyalayam school near this Indian village about 10 years ago and the village, Byse, five kilometres from the Amrita Vidyalayam school, has been the beneficiary of several of Amrita Serve’s activities. Women have learned the art of making blocks and building toilets, in addition to several other skills. Yoga Nurtures The Villagers (and vice versa!) Three years ago, Amrita sent a team to start yoga courses exclusively for women. The course included several literary as well as cultural activities. Then many more courses began to be...

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Indian Express Article on June 21st 2016

M.A.Math Celebrating IDY 2016 – The Power of Harmony    On June 21st 2016, International Day of Yoga will once again be celebrated the world over.   This celebration of Yoga was initiated at the United Nations General Assembly on December 11th 2014 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to remind the world that Yoga is a gift from the India to the world, one that unifies all people in harmony. As he stated:   “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man...

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