The Amma wrist mala, or mantra bracelet, is worn for spiritual uplift as well as for relaxation and purification. These beautiful prayer beads, which are made from rosewood, come from the Amma ashram in India and are imbued with Amma’s spirit.
About Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi)
Born in 1953 in India, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is a Hindu spiritual leader and teacher who is revered as a saint by her followers. Through her extraordinary acts of love and self-sacrifice, Amma (or “Mother,” as she is known) has endeared herself to millions around the world, tenderly embracing everyone who comes to her. She shares her boundless love with all, regardless of their beliefs. Amma has transformed the lives of countless people, one embrace at a time (also called darshan). Since her teenage years, Amma is said to have hugged more than 29 million people. She has a vast network of charitable activities through which people are discovering the sense of peace that comes from serving others. You can learn more about her life in the book Messages from Amma.