Lovingly known by millions around the world as Amma (Mother), the Hugging Saint, the Mother of Compassion, and the Mother of Immortal Bliss, the divinely beautiful Indian holy woman Ammachi has spent her adult life fulfilling her mission to share her message of love and compassion throughout the world by distributing hugs and special blessings. In 1990, psychiatrist and Amma devotee Dr. Janine Canan met Amma and, with Amma's blessing, began collecting quotations from Amma's public talks, personal dialogues, and songs. Here, Dr. Canan has translated Amma's beautiful and timeless words so that they are preserved and available for all. Included are themes such as “Love, the Cure,” “Surrendering the Ego,” and “Entering the Stream of Grace.” In all, MESSAGES FROM AMMA delivers the powerfully inspiring teachings of a modern-day saint—a woman whose very life is the incarnation of love.
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* More than 125 timeless quotations from the Indian spiritual leader known as Amma, reflecting her message of service and compassion.
* It is estimated that Amma has given more than 21 million hugs worldwide.
* Amma has spoken at such prestigious conferences as the United Nation’s Women’s Peace Initiative, and she is the recipient of the 2002 Gandhi-King Non-Violence Award.
* Includes stunning, never-before-published full-color images of Amma.About the Author:
JANINE CANAN is a psychiatrist and the author of thirteen collections of poetry, including Changing Woman and In the Palace of Creation: Selected Works 1969–1999 as well as her translations of the poet Else Lasker-Schüler, Star in My Forehead, and the award-winning anthology She Rises Like the Sun: Invocations of the Goddess by Contemporary American Women Poets. Janine graduated from Stanford University and the New York University School of Medicine, and completed graduate study at the University of California, Berkeley. She resides in Sonoma, California.
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