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February 2021



In this edition…
Amma's New Year message
Love Is the Answer
Amrita Organics
IAM Refresher course
Permaculture competition
What's On

Amma's New Year message

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January issue: use the link below:-


Love is the Answer

A Retreat Reflecting on Divine Love

with Amma’s Senior-Most Disciple

on Saturday & Sunday, February 13th-14th

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri will lead this inspiring two-day retreat. Take some time to connect with Amma’s teachings under the guidance of her senior disciple. Swamiji will offer spiritual talks, interactive sessions, devotional singing, and more. There will also be sessions with Amma’s North American disciples.
Saturday: 1pm - 3:30am UK time*
Sunday: 2pm - 3.30am UK time*
* Schedule subject to change
The retreat will open on Saturday morning with an auspicious Homa Fire Ceremony that will be open to all - broadcast via YouTube. Registration will be opened for a special intention soon at
Each morning, Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri will give satsang (a spiritual talk), and host a special discussion panel with some of Amma’s long-time devotees.  Each day will culminate with an evening programme led by Swamiji that will include an interactive Q&A session and bhajans (devotional singing). In addition, Amrita Yoga, opportunities for meditation, and devotional classes will be offered by Amma’s disciples and devotees.  Ample time for breaks will be provided.

Cost is $108 for both days, $65 for one day (USD).

Amrita Organics

We are a small German company in the Odenwald and produce certified natural and organic cosmetics and Ayurvedic food supplements for a good cause. With your purchase you support the international aid organisation Embracing the World. It is constantly working to ensure that the basic needs of all people are met and that the environment remains intact.

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IAM Refresher Course

Have you attended an IAM course in the past? If you now feel the need to brush up your knowledge, this course is for you.

Sunday February 14th 2pmRegister here.


Permaculture competition

Permaculture is a collection of traditional ideas which can be applied to agriculture, land use, building design and many other areas.  (If you have been to Amritapuri recently you may know it as Ammaculture.)  To promote permaculture in the UK we have set up a competition called

"Permaculture in My Life"

The prize for the best essay on this subject will be a copy of this book, The Earth Care Manual, by Patrick Whitefield.

Telegram  update

We will be moving to a new channel in the “Telegram” messaging app.  ♥️Here is the link.  This will help us to go beyond the maximum limit of members set by WhatApp and will help us to protect the privacy of all of our subscribers.

Amma channels

If you are interested, there are a couple of Amma channels in Telegram where you can get the latest updates ♥️from Amma and Amrita Institutions:

What's On

Daily Meditation:  7:30-8pm
  • White Flower Meditation for World Peace*
  • Chanting Lokah Samastah mantra 108 times
Thursday Satsang: 6:30-7:30pm
  • 108 Names of Amma
  • Playing 3-4 bhajans sung by Amma
  • Reading a passage from Amma's books
  • Arati
Sunday Satsang: 10.30am to 12 noon
  • 108 Names of Amma
  • Lalitha Sahasranama
  • Mahishasuramardini Stotram
  • Reading a passage from Amma's books
  • Arati
Details for all these Zoom meetings: Zoom
Meeting ID: 642 298 098
Password: 567123

If you have any comments, or wish to submit an article for the next newsletter, please write to
The deadline for new articles for the next issue is close of play on February 20th, i.e. the last but one Saturday of the month.

  • Use for Internet searches
  • Use Give as You Live for Internet shopping
  • Use Ecosia to help plant trees (founded by Christian Krull after a trip around the world helped him to understand the problems of deforestation)