Sri Karunamayi

~ Mother of Compassion ~

Amma Sri Karunamayi is revered across the globe as an embodiment of Divine Motherly Love, due to the compassion and affection that she showers liberally on all people, animals, and even plants, the spiritual knowledge & guidance that she gives freely to all, and the charitable works that she has undertaken.

“Amma,” or Mother, as she is affectionately called by her followers, is internationally revered as a living saint, humanitarian, peace leader & spiritual teacher of a global scale. Uniting science & spirituality, Amma is widely sought after and speaks in venues across the world, sharing her visionary message of global unity, sustainability in the new millennium, & higher spiritual awareness.

Amma often likes to say that her only work in this world is to remove the suffering from the hearts of her children. This she does through her kind, loving words of spiritual guidance and encouragement, her healing touch, and her divine knowledge and insight. Today, Amma divides her time between the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and India, fulfilling her life’s mission of providing comfort, solace, and spiritual guidance to all who come to her.

Amma’s International Charities

Amma Sri Karunamayi has been traveling the globe for over 20 years, selflessly dedicating Her time to relieve the pain and suffering of all — regardless of their religion, ethnicity, gender or nationality.  Her universal love for all humankind has inspired countless people to join Her mission of global unity and has resulted in the formation of Amma’s non-for-profit humanitarian organization the SMVA Trust®.  Together with Amma’s volunteer initiative programs called Karunaseva® (Compassionate Service), these 2 organizations under Amma’s loving guidance, are empowering people around the world to have a brighter future.

SMVA Trust® Initiatives



Latest News

Last Chance To Register For Dec. Retreats & Temple Tours in India

December promises to be full of Love, Light and Divine Wisdom at Amma’s India Ashram. Both Temple Tours are now nearly full with only a few spaces still available. Those that wish to attend the meditation retreats are encouraged to send a registration form as soon as possible to confirm your acceptance and travel plans. To register please click the image above to send your application form.

Urgent Support Needed As Cyclone Hudhud Devastates Vishakapatnam

On Sunday October 12, 2014, a severe cyclone hit the states of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, India causing massive devastation. Out of Her Immense Love and Compassion for the suffering of the people of the affected areas Amma Sri Karunamayi has helped mobilize the SMVA Trust Emergency Relief Teams to take immediate action and provide food, clothing, clean water, medical supplies and compassion to those most seriously suffering.

Manidweepa.org is Now Live!

Amma’s NEW website has just been launched, on the auspicious full moon day of Shravana month. Click here to visit Amma’s most beautiful new website where you can register for India programs, sponsor spiritual events & find many enlightening resources to help you deepen your connection to the Divine.



Honorary Awards Issued to Her Holiness

Golden Eagle Award

Woman of the Year

Golden Swan Award

Former President Jimmy Carter’s Recognition