What religious & spiritual leaders, politicians, business people, cultural & social leaders, scientists and journalists say about Amma.
“My father and Amma are kindred spirits.”
Ms. Yolanda King, Daughter of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Amma is the embodiment of pure love. Her presence heals.”
Dr. Deepak Chopra, M.D.
“In all my life, I have not met a warmer personality than Amma. Even an agnostic like me had great difficulty in holding back my tears.”
Sri. Khuswant Singh, Author and Journalist
“Amma presents the kind of leadership we need for our planet to survive. This is the most heroic person I’ve probably ever met.”
Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize Winner
“Amma has done more work than many governments have ever done for their people… her contribution is enormous.”
Prof. Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Founder, Grameen Bank
“Amma is truly such an enormous fountain of energy, love and compassion. I think if all of us were to get even a fraction of it within our own beings, there would be only joy in the whole world… Whatever little I can do with her inspiration, I will strive my best to accomplish it.”
Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
“With great force, she took me in her arms and I was enveloped in a scent of rose. It was a powerful hug, a powerful moment, really. Overcome with a profound sense of comfort, clarity and calm, I staggered off stage and sat down.”
NPR Reporter Allison Bryce. Listen to podcast >