Chancellor Amma Receives Doctorate of Humane Letters from SUNY

The State University of New York (SUNY) presented spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) with an honorary doctorate in humane letters at a special ceremony held at 2 p.m. on May 25 at Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo North Campus.

Cultivating Strength and Vitality

In December 2009, renowned spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma) gave the Inaugural Address for the opening of the Vivekananda Foundation International Centre in New Delhi, India. This booklet provides the transcript of that speech, translated by senior disciple Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri. The speech offers inspiring wisdom on creating interreligious harmony, the proper role of education, pride for one's motherland, and the enormous potential of today's youth.

Shanti Swaroop’ Peace Award

Amma was presented with Junior Chamber International’s highest honor, the ‘Shanti Swaroop’ peace award by Vallabh Das, Chairman of the Junior Chamber International Peace Award Foundation at Kozhikode.

Compassion, The only way to Peace

An Address At Cinema Verite's 2007 Film Festival, 12 October 2007, Paris, France. Inspired By The Depiction Of Amma In Jan Kounen's 2005 Documentary Darshan: The Embrace, The French Film Association Cinema Verite Presented Amma With Its 2007 Prix Cinema Verite For Her Contributions In Fostering World Peace And Harmony