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Relief

AMURT's mission is to help improve the quality of life for the poor and disadvantaged people of the world, and those affected by calamity and conflict. We encourage and enable individuals and communities to harness their own resources for securing the basic necessities of life and for gaining greater economic, social and spiritual fulfillment, while honoring their customs, language, and religious beliefs. Read More

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Relief Project

AMURT's mission is to help improve the quality of life for the poor and disadvantaged people of the world, and those affected by calamity and conflict. We encourage and enable individuals and communities to harness their own resources for securing the basic necessities of life and for gaining greater economic, social and spiritual fulfillment, while honoring their customs, language, and religious beliefs. Read More

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Welfare Project

AMURT have established children's homeswho are orphans anddestitute children," Academy for Light" clinic for the blind, "New Life Asylum" for lepers, Handicapped home for the physically disabled. Maternity clinic for pre and postnatal care, old age home.

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About Author and His Contribution

Lord Shrii Shrii Anandamurti jii was born on Vaisha'khi Pu'rnima in 1921 at Jama'lpur (Bihar). He has been attracting people by His deep love for humanity and guiding them along the path of self-realization. Adjusting the ancient science of Tantra Yoga with modern scientific temper to meet the needs of this age, He propounded a very scientific and rational spiritual philosophy and a system of practical disciplines for Physical fitness, Psychic development and Spiritual progress.

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Education Relief and Welfare Section (ERAWS)

Neohumanist Education is practiced in a network of schools and institutes that span over fifty countries with more than 1000 kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and children's homes that have been established over the past 30 years. Some of these schools have been recognized for their excellence by the local governmental education authorities and have been given funding.

Others of these schools are in deprived environments where the teacher, parents and children struggle to find the simplest of equipment. From the perspective of the West many of the third world schools will look very poor indeed, yet they have significant support from their communities and provide sound elementary education where none was to be found before.

The schools are managed by dedicated staff and volunteers who work tirelessly and voluntarily to bring joy and learning into the lives of the young Read more...

 

"They are "educated" who have learned much, remembered much, and make use of their knowledge in everyday life.  Their virtues I will call education."

— Shri Shri Anandamurti jii Ananda Marga
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Education

Real Education is that which leads to libration.

We should remember that morality, spirituality and humanity, and a happy blending of occidental extroversal science and oriental introversal philosophy is the very foundation of our education.

Education is the most potent medium to bring about a progressive revolution in society. Education in the view of Ananda Marga is not mere imparting of alphabetical knowledge or mundane knowledge; it is a powerful instrument to effect the trifarious development of the human personality-physical, mental and spiritual.

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Welfare

  • Self-realization and service to humanity are the twin objectives of Ananda Marga. The Education, Relief and Welfare Section of Ananda Marga (ERAWS in brief) shoulders the main responsibility for social service. The range of service that ERAWS organizes and conducts is suggested by its different branches-Education section to establish and run children's homes and retiring homes, Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (registered as a United Nations NGO in its own right) to carry out disaster relief, Medical section to conduct Medical camps and build hospitals, and Tribal and Backward People's Welfare Section. There are ladies' wings also of each of these branches.