Moulding the Next Generation

Clay can be moulded into any desired shape before it is placed in a kiln. But once it is fired, the shape cannot be changed. Thus we should teach our children noble values before their minds are firmly set by exposure to the heat of worldliness.

From Amrita Sanjeevani’s Samved

Children, youth is the bindu – the center point of life, a time when we are neither child nor adult. It is an ideal stage for training the mind. The younger generation possesses tremendous energy. If that energy is properly channeled, today’s youth can perform wonders. If youth change, the world will change.

Burn, Bury or Recycle: What Would You Do?

Back in the 19th century when man-made polymers, aka plastic, made their grand debut, little was known about the lethal side effects.

Fortunately, a lot has changed in the last century and now people are more informed about plastic’s hazardous effects on health and the environment.

Switching to Organic Farming

Global warming is beginning to seriously affect farmers throughout India. Many have already suffered considerable harvest-time losses due to excessive rains, on the one hand, or extreme heat and dryness during the summer, on the other.

 

Pledge for a Clean India

Nearly one lakh students, faculty and staff members of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Amrita Vidyalayams took a pledge to strive for a clean India. This marked the formal launch of Chancellor Amma’s Amala Bharatam campaign in South India.

3392 Students Graduate

3392 students from all five campuses of Amrita viz. Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore were conferred degrees at the seventh annual convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Nearly 200 rank holders were felicitated with medals and rank certificates.