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

Amma’s New Ashram & Temple Website is Nearly Ready!

Click here to get a sneak peek inside the wondrous beauty of Amma’s ashram in India. The new ashram and temple website manidweepa.org, will be the home of Amma’s in-depth resources on the Vedic Tradition & serve as a gateway to the magic of India.

Amma’s 2014 India Tour Dates for DEC

Visit Amma in the Sacred land of India this December! The 2014 dates have just been announced and will include 3 Intensive Chakra Meditation Retreats, an Ayurvedic Healing Retreat & 2 Temple Tours!! Click here for details and join Amma in Manidweepa.



Honorary Awards Issued to Her Holiness

Golden Eagle Award

Woman of the Year

Golden Swan Award

Former President Jimmy Carter’s Recognition