World Peace Image for 2006
A Leader for Peace
by Marion Mantel
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"As long as we live in this world, our greatest and foremost
duty (or dharma) is to be of some benefit to others."
We gratefully thank artist Marion Mantel
of France for contributing this peace image. This painting has been blessed by Amma during her tour of Europe in 2004.
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“For the past 30 years Amma has dedicated her life to the uplifting of suffering humanity through the simplest of gestures
– an embrace. In this intimate manner Amma had blessed and consoled more than 21 million people throughout the world…As Dr. Jane Goodall, while presenting Amma
with the 2002 Gandhi-King Award for Non-violence said, " She stands here in front of us. God's love in a human body." Source:
"If there were a world record for hugs, it would surely go to Mata
Amritanandamayi, a small, dark Indian women with a radiant smile. Better known
as 'Amma' (Mother), She has devoted her life to bringing good feelings to
people, mainly through hugs.
more..." Paul Baylis of Japan Asahi.