About Amma


A renowned humanitarian leader, Amma is the guiding light of Amrita University. Amma's words for the youth, her thoughts and values for education and research, have helped shape the university's mission and vision.

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Try to imbibe the Master’s teachings and make them part of your life — AMMA


Amma at International forums

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Humanitarian Activities

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Cultural Education


  • Amma says, there are two types of Education: education for a living & education for life.

    When we study in college, striving to become a doctor, a lawyer, or an engineer, that is education for a living.

    But education for life requires an understanding of the essential principles of spirituality; it is about gaining a deeper understanding of the world, our minds, our emotions, and ourselves.


    The real goal of education is not to create people who only understand the language of machines. The main purpose of education must be to impart a culture of the hearts -- a culture based on spiritual values."

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