Throughout India, the M.A.Math runs 53 schools,
from pre-primary to high school. New Amrita Vidyalayams
are established every year. The schools provide
high standards in academic studies through
enthusiastic, activity-oriented teaching. Every
available opportunity is used to instill positive values,
which are considered an integral part of the
schools’ holistic approach to learning.
The children have a routine designed to keep them
physically fit, mentally alert and spiritually aware. They
learn how to practice meditation and are taught the
value of selfless service. They also study Sanskrit and
the classical Indian art forms.
Each school provides 75-l00 free scholarships
for students coming from poor families.
- Students are shown how to practise selflessness,
compassion and respect for others in all their activities.
- They practise self-awareness, yoga and meditation
to help them relax while learning.
- Students take part in community-outreach programmes,
which help them become aware of their
- Students gather with their teachers and administrators
every day to pray for the peace and happiness
of all beings, to encourage them to develop
compassion, and to think of those who suffer
throughout the world.