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Mata Amritanandamayi

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Mātā Amritānandamayī Devī (born Sudhamani Idamannel; 27 September 1953), often known 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 1,621,213 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Mata Amritanandamayi is the 1,131st most popular religious figure (down from 1,091st in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from India (down from 166th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 1,131 out of 2,238Before her are Lidwina, Ulrich of Augsburg, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron, Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Junípero Serra, and Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria. After her are Apollos, Saint Mercurius, Francesco Barberini, Abdullah ibn Ja'far, Billy Meier, and Theodulf of Orléans.

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Among people born in 1953, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 76Before her are Gaetano Scirea, Tim Allen, Alberto Zaccheroni, Tom Hulce, Guy Verhofstadt, and David Berkowitz. After her are Hans Krankl, Loalwa Braz, Dave Evans, Mary Steenburgen, Najib Razak, and András Schiff.

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Among people born in India, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 193 out of 1,493Before her are Motilal Nehru (1861), Narayana Guru (1855), Dignāga (480), Shantanu (null), Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), and Nana Sahib (1824). After her are Ajay Devgn (1969), Eknath (1533), Śāntarakṣita (725), Kalpana Chawla (1961), Dharmendra (1935), and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905).


Among religious figures born in India, Mata Amritanandamayi ranks 19Before her are Anthony de Mello (1931), Ravi Shankar (1956), Jayadeva (1170), Sai Baba of Shirdi (1835), A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896), and Guru Arjan (1563). After her are Śāntarakṣita (725), Anandi Gopal Joshi (1865), George Alencherry (1945), Meher Baba (1894), Guru Angad (1504), and Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi (1856).

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