"Humanitarian connect led Robotics Research at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham", Says Chancellor Amma at International Conference, RAHA 2016

The first ever conference in India on Robotics and Automation for Humanitarian Applications (RAHA 2016) began at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus. On the side lines of the robotics conference at Amritapuri, its possibility in rescue mission in a disaster prone area, Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi told that the seeds of research and development at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had sprouted from the inherent yearning to minimise human suffering and help the deserving. "Totally unaware of the sea state, the fishermen venture into the sea and that led to the development of OceanNet offering internet connectivity for fishermen at sea to help them stay safe, lack of coconut climbers affected the livelihood of the rural women and now Ammachi labs has come up with a solution by designing robotic coconut climbers," she said.

A Documentary on Chancellor Amma by Shekhar Kapur​

Director, actor and producer Shekhar Kapur has launched a new documentary, The Science of Compassion, on spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. The 50 minute film was shot at her ashram in KollamRenowned director and artist Shekhar Kapur focuses on Amrita University Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, in this new documentary, The Science of Compassion, investigating the source of human compassion and creativity. The 50 minute film was shot at her ashram in Kollam over four days, during her 60th birthday celebrations in 2013. It includes an interview with Amma, as well as with Nobel Prize winning scientist Leland Hartwell and many others about her approach to life. 

Shekhar Kapur’s Documentary on Chancellor Amma Released

Renowned director and artist Shekhar Kapur focuses on Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, in this new documentary, The Science of Compassion, investigating the source of human compassion and creativity. The 50 minute film was shot at her ashram in Kollam over four days, during her 60th birthday celebrations in 2013. It includes an interview with Amma, as well as with Nobel Prize winning scientist Leland Hartwell and many others about her approach to life. 

The Science of Compassion - A Documentary on Chancellor Amma by Shekhar Kapur

World-renowned film director, actor and producer Shekhar Kapur launched a new documentary about Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, titled, The Science of Compassion. The film was shot at Amritapuri Ashram in September 2013, during Amma’s 60th birthday celebrations. 

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