Who is Amma?
Mata Amritanandamayi is known throughout the world as Amma, or Mother, for her selfless love and compassion toward all beings. Her entire life has been dedicated to alleviating the pain of the poor, and those suffering physically and emotionally.
Throughout her life, Amma has embraced and comforted more than 33 million people. Amma inspires, uplifts, and transforms through her physical embrace, her spiritual wisdom and through her global charities, known as Embracing the World®. When asked where she gets the energy to help so many people, she answers: "Where there is true love, anything is effortless." See more!
Amma’s personal example of relentless dedication, sacrifice and service has inspired charity projects in more than 30 countries. This worldwide movement is expanding day by day, as more and more people feel inspired by Amma’s example to share their time, energy and resources with their less fortunate brothers and sisters – both across the globe and in their own communities.
Embracing the World is a not-for-profit international collective of charities founded by Amma. See more!