International Acclaim"You are all blessed because you are constantly showered with the blessings of Amma. Her divine mission should be your inspiration to make right use of life and add value to society."
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India, talking to students of Amrita University
"I feel it's a great honour to share a platform with a woman who is so remarkable, and who is the very embodiment of goodness. She believes that God does not discriminate between the sexes, and I believe she stands here in front of us, God's love in a human body."
Dr. Jane Goodall, world-renowned British primatologist and recipient of the 2001 Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence
"The world today needs proof that our human values are useful, that such qualities as compassion, selflessness, renunciation and humility have the power to create a great and prosperous society. Amma's work provides us with the much-needed proof."
Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, speaking at the inauguration of AIMS, Amma's charitable hospital
"What I cherish most about Amma is that she not only talks the talk, and is an embodiment of unconditional love, but she expresses that love in action. She walks the talk! Amma is the change she wishes to see in our world."
Ms. Yolanda King, Director, Martin Luther King Jr. Center , USA, speaking at Amritavarsham50
"The principles that Amma teaches can be applied in all countries. With her embrace she is bringing solace to multitudes of people everywhere."
Mrs. Riitta Uosukainen, Finnish Councillor of State
"Amma, your embrace has become a worldwide treasure sought by princes and peasants, women and men, babies and frail elderly. Your embrace is not just to comfort the suffering, but is a gift of strength and spiritual energy to all who work to embrace the world-the world of work, the world of government, and the world of family."
Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell, former Executive Director of the United States Office of the World Council of Churches
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