Who’s Who in Cultural Intelligence: Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi)

Mātā Amritānandamayī Devī (born Sudhamani Idamannel; 27 September 1953), better known simply as Amma (“Mother”), is an Indian Hindu spiritual leader, guru and humanitarian, who is revered as a hugging saint by her followers. Amṛtānandamayī’s form of giving darshana is hugging people. In the book The Timeless Path, Swami Ramakrishnananda Puri, one of Amṛtānandamayī’s senior …