#12 Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi)

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  • Spiritual leader

 

Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as simply Amma, or Mother, leads a global network of charities called Embracing the World, working to meet the basic needs of the poor and promoting environmental conservation. The charities were founded on the principle of compassion, which Amma is known to share by hugging anyone needing support.

Her spiritual teachings inspire millions of her devotees to act selflessly in the service of others, and she has become widely regarded as Hindu saint.

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  • M Smith

    Congratulations…though you are #1 in my book:)