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Mata Amritanandamayi Mission Trust and Embracing The World
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Mata Amritanandamayi Mission Trust (MAMT) is one of the initial not-for-profit organizations founded by Mata Amritanandamayi, who is officially known as Amma and colloquially known as Ammachi, both meaning mother. Amma is a contemporary transnational guru originally from the South Indian state of Kerala, who is perceived to be both a guru and goddess incarnation by her devotees. In 1981, Amma formally establis…

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Lucian, Amanda J., “Mata Amritanandamayi Mission Trust and Embracing The World”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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