Mata Amritanandamayi

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Mātā Amritānandamayī Devī (born Sudhamani Idamannel; 27 September 1953), often known simply as Amma ("Mother"), is an Indian Hindu spiritual leader, guru and humanitarian, who is revered as 'the hugging saint' by her followers.In 2018, she was felicitated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for largest contribution to the Government of India's Clean India Campaign Swachh Bharat Mission. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mata Amritanandamayi has received more than 1,400,262 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 27 in 2019). Mata Amritanandamayi is the 1,092nd most popular religious figure (down from 1,024th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from India (down from 154th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 1,092 out of 2,272Before her are Robert Estienne, Dorotheus of Gaza, Bernard of Menthon, Catherine Eddowes, Mariam Baouardy, and Hilarion. After her are Jerzy Popiełuszko, Ibn Babawayh, Suhayb ar-Rumi, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, Catherine of Genoa, and Antipope Adalbert.

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Among people born in 1953, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 72Before her are Jadranka Kosor, Cha Bum-kun, Tchéky Karyo, Alfred Molina, Hans Krankl, and Alberto Zaccheroni. After her are Loalwa Braz, Mary Steenburgen, Michael Bolton, Claudio Gentile, Dave Evans, and László Bölöni.

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Among people born in India, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 166 out of 1,227Before her are Jyotirao Phule (1827), Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Anna Leonowens (1831), Shantanu (null), Zakir Husain (1897), and Abdul Qadeer Khan (1936). After her are Dharmendra (1935), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Henry McMahon (1862), Dayananda Saraswati (1824), Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551), and Jayadeva (1170).


Among religious figures born in India, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 16Before her are A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896), Mahavatar Babaji (1900), Radha (null), Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835), Guru Arjan (1563), and Sai Baba of Shirdi (1835). After her are Dayananda Saraswati (1824), Jayadeva (1170), Śāntarakṣita (725), Meher Baba (1894), Guru Angad (1504), and Guru Amar Das (1479).

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