Mata Amritanandamayi Biography:
Mata Amritanandamayi is a great spiritual personality. He is known all over the world for her philanthropic and generous activities. Her devotees and followers called her Amma. Of course, she is also known as Amma. She was born on September 27th, 1953 in a poor fishermen family in rural Kollam village. Her father’s name is Sugunandan and mother Damayanthi. She has many followers not only from India but also from abroad and
seems very simple and mostly dressed in a white-clad. Amma always wears the loving smile on her face and has a healing touch. Mata Amritanandamayi means, Mother of Immortal Bliss’. Her devotees believe her to be an incarnation of the Hindu Goddess “Kali”.
Mata Amritanandamayi Childhood:
She had only primary education in rural Kollam village and never had serviced under any spiritual Guru. She was also not read or exposed to any philosophical books. However she has a great love for fellow human beings and showed the compassion to he needed. Her childhood behaviour caused her parents to thought about her great concern for the poor and one day she would be a great personality to impress the society with her love, affection and compassion.
The year 1975 brought a great change in her life. One day she met her neighbour house and listen there the concept of ‘Krishna Bhava’. She immensely went into the great state of bliss and decided to follow the concept of ‘Krishna Bhava’. From then she started servicing the fellow human beings. The villagers attracted at her words and healing words of her. Slowly people began to flock to the village for her blessings. Gradually the number increased a lot. So she started a small seaside hamlet without tolerating the opposition of her family and outside. Many disciples of her left their families and joined with her.
Mata Amritanandamayi Math:
In 1981 Amritanandamayi Math started and in a short period, it became a soul-soothing spiritual tourism spot. Amma gives amicable treating to her devotees who came to her to solve their problems. She completely listens to the problems of devotees and whispering the soothing words in their ears and stroking their backs with great affection. As a result of the devotees, Mata is nothing but their own Mother. Gradually the math became an international charity organisation. Since then the branches also spread in many Indian cities as well as several Asian countries. The Europe, U.S.A and other western countries have also many branches of this Math.
Mata Amritanandamayi Services:
She established many charitable projects like Amrita Niketan for Orphans, Amrita Balamandiram for Scheduled caste students. Amrita Bhavanam for tribal children and many more medical centres. Consequently, the math also built more than 25,000 houses in various towns in India for poor people and at natural calamity affected areas. She represented Hinduism at world’s religions Parliament in Chicago in 1993. Indian government honoured with Gandhi-King Non-violence award in 2002. Still, her spiritual travelling continuing all over the world. Hence a large number of devotees participating in her services without cast, clan and religion.