Anandamayi Ma was an Bengali Saint, described by Sivananda Saraswati as “the most perfect flower the Indian soil has produced.” Precognition, faith healing and miracles were attributed to her by her followers. Paramahansa Yogananda translates the Sanskrit epithet Anandamayi as “Joy-permeated” in English. This name was given to her by her devotees in the 1920s to describe her perpetual state of divine joy.
|Born:||Nirmala Sundari, April 30, 1896, Kheora, Brahmanbaria, Bengal, British India (Now Bangladesh)|
|Died:||August 27, 1982, Kishenpur, Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India|
About Anandamayi Ma
Indian saint whose name means “Bliss Permeated Mother.” She is credited by her followers with healing miracles and precognition.
She grew up in an impoverished village and became well-known for her seemingly always-happy demeanor.
Many hospitals and ashrams were established in her name in places like the Naimisha Forest.
She was married to Ramani Mohan Chakrabar at the age of 13.
She had many well-known devotees, including Mahatma Gandhi.
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