True education ensures the harmonious development of the physical and mental abilities of a child and transforms a child to a self reliant, ambitious, motivated individual, with the best positive vibrations and inbuilt ability to succeed.
Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, ‘Amma’ to millions all over the world is a Satguru, imparting wisdom to all through her extraordinary acts of love and self-sacrifice. Amma believes there are two types of education; ‘Education for Life’ and ‘Education for Living’.
Amma places higher emphasis on ‘Education for Life’ or ‘Spirituality’, to lead a life based on values and at the same time stresses on ‘Education for Living’, which enables people to walk the path of the world and earn their livelihood. Integrating the two helps create professionals in all fields with the skills, mental strength and the heart to uplift humanity.
To advance these noble ideals, Amma, through Her infinite love and compassion, has established a vast network of educational institutions, which comprise a wide and diverse spectrum of the highest quality. They function on Amma’s ideology that – in their formative years, children should be allowed to evolve naturally and in an unforced manner.
Amrita Vidyalayams are a national network of value based schools managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math. There are 56 schools from pre-primary to high schools throughout India. These schools provide standard education through enthusiastic, activity oriented teaching methods.
An integral part of the school’s holistic approach to learning is to instill positive values. Students are encouraged to practice selflessness, compassion and respect for others. They are also engaged in community outreach programmes which help them become aware of their social responsibilities. Yoga, meditation and self awareness are part of the daily routine which helps them to relax while learning.