Addressing the World

Since 1993, Amma has been increasingly recognized by the international community as a treasured repository of practical spiritual wisdom, who has the capacity to guide the world towards a better, brighter future.

International Forum: Addressing the World

Amma is regularly invited by international organisations to address the issues of religious differences, the environment, the education, and peacemaking. The Parliament of the World’s Religions chose Her as one of three Presidents of Sanatana Dharma in 1993. In 1995 her address was a highlight of the Interfaith Celebrations at the UN 50th Anniversary in New York. In 2000 Amma lent the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit giving her vision for the millennium.

And in 2002, she was presented with the Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence, at the UN headquarters in Geneva, where she also gave the keynote address at the Global Peace Initiative of Women and Religious Leaders. in 2004 she addressed Parliament of World’s religions held in Barcelona

And in 2012 she addressed the UNAOC (United Nations Alliance of Civilizations) in Shanghai and in 2014 Amma joined Pope Francis in the Vatican and 10 other world religious leaders in signing of a declaration against human trafficking and slavery.  In 2015 at the United Nations Academic Impact – START/Amrita University Conference on Technology for Sustainable Development Amma gave keynote address asking world universities to take ancient Spiritual Wisdom and Modern Technology for societal transformation.

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Spiritual Wisdom And Modern Technology For Societal Transformation

“Amma has one wish. All universities should send their students to impoverished rural villages or city slums for at least one … Read more…

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Signs Universal Declaration Against Slavery

Amma joined Pope Francis in the Vatican and 10 other world religious leaders in a ceremonial signing of a declaration against human trafficking and slavery… Read more…

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Prix Cinema Verite

Cinema Verite, a French film organization, Honouring Amma in acknowledgment of her role as a force for world peace and harmony. Read more..

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Global Peace Initiative
Amma called on the need for women and men to come together in unity, accepting, respecting and valuing each other’s differences. Read more…

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International day of Peace

Observance of International Day of Peace at the request of UN in Sep 2004. Read more…

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The Parliament of the World’s Religions

Inspiring address at the Parliament of World’s religions held in Barcelona in 2004. Read more…

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Amritavarsham 50

People from 191 countries participated in Amma’s 4-day 50th Birthday Celebrations at Kochi in 2003. Read more…

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Gandhi-King Award

The Non-Violence award was presented to Amma in 2002 at the United Nations, Geneva. Read more…

 

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UN Millenium Peace Summit

In August, 2000, Amma spoke at the Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders, organized by the UN. Read more…

 

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The United Nations 50

In 1995, for the 50th Anniversary Summit of the United Nations, Amma spoke on her visions for the 21st Century. Read more…

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The Parliament of the World’s Religions

In 1993, the world’s spiritual leaders, representing 125 religions, participated in the international event held in Chicago.. Read more…