Amritapuri, Vallikavu

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Amritapuri (Sanskrit: अमृतपुरी, Malayalam: അമൃതപുരി, originally Parayakadavu) is the main Ashram of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, the world-renowned spiritual master, also called hugging saint. She is also known by Amma, which means 'Mother' in many Indian languages. This place is also the International Headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. It is located 29 km away from Kollam, and about 110 km north of Thiruvananthapuram and 120 km south of Kochi. Amritapuri is also the name by which the location of the ashram is now known. Even though the place is named Parayakadavu meaning "The pier of the Pariah", the majority of the community of Parayakadavu belong to the Arayan caste which is not known to be related genealogically to the Pariahs. Amritapuri is also one of the five campuses of the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Nearest Town - Karunagappally Nearest bus station - Karunagappally Nearest railway stations - 1. Karunagappally (kpy) (9 km) , 2. kayankulam (15 km)


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