Amritapuri is another religious and pilgrim center of Kollam. This place is most visited by the devotees.
Location : Amritapuri is located at Vallikavu and just 30 km from Kollam district, Kerala.
Amritapuri is the birthplace of Matha Amrithanandamayi. Matha Amrithanandamayi is a female guru who has millions of followers from across the globe. There is a ashram that is known as Mata Amritanandamayi Devi's Amritapuri Ashram. This Ashram provide the spiritual peace to devotees and visitors. Amritapuri is spread over several acres. The Amritapuri township consists of the ashram, many educational institutions and research centers.
Ashram provide the accommodation facility for visitors. Visitors stay here and enjoy the events of the asharm. They participate the asharm events such as meditation, Spiritual discourses and scriptural classes, bhajan etc.
Open Time : Ashram begins at 5.00 AM with Vedic chants
Facility : Amritapuri ashram has a charitable hospital, an extension counter of Dhanalakshmi Bank, a public telephone booth and the Amritapuri Post Office can also be found on the ashram premises.
Houseboat tours are available from Kollam to Amritapuri, during which travelers can enjoy the scenic beauty of backwaters.