From Amrita Sanjeevani’s Samved

Children, youth is the bindu – the center point of life, a time when we are neither child nor adult. It is an ideal stage for training the mind. The younger generation possesses tremendous energy. If that energy is properly channeled, today’s youth can perform wonders. If youth change, the world will change.

Cinema Verite Honours Chancellor Amma

“To introduce a saint is a big job, but to film an angel is something else entirely,” said Academy Award-nominee Sharon Stone upon presenting Amma with the ‘Prix Cinéma Vérité 2007’ Award in Paris. By “filming an angel,” Stone was referring to the 2005 Jan Kounen documentary about Amma, Darshan.

Interfaith Center Gives award to Chancellor Amma

Amma was presented with the Interfaith Center of New York’s 4th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Award. The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) bestowed the award upon Amma for her outstanding role as a spiritual leader and humanitarian, citing in specific her Ashram’s massive relief work in the wake of the 2004 tsunami. As part of the award ceremony, Amma delivered an address on intra-religious understanding and collaboration.