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

Allison Bryce
NPR Reporter

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,

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