About Vanessa

"Nothing is more phenomenal than the life you are being offered. What would it mean to fully receive the gift of your life, exactly as it is today...to deeply know that your life is the perfect prescription for your soul. It is the end of survival, and the beginning of living...becoming fully alive...thriving. You are a quality this world needs. Come alive."

Vanessa Stone serves as a teacher, humanitarian leader, educator, speaker, artist, and Founder of the Amala Foundation, a non-profit organization working to create sustainable peace within and without.

Vanessa has devoted her life to humanitarian service and sharing her message of essential unity and engaged spirituality. She teaches that “your Life is the spiritual path,” and inspires individuals and communities to unite in peace and loving service.

Vanessa has deeply touched the lives of many through her direct guidance, compassionate listening and unwavering devotion. She shares her message through private sessions, public sittings, silent retreats, residential immersions, and international service missions.

In 2002 Vanessa founded the Amala Foundation, which works to create a peaceful, equitable and compassionate world by unifying communities in service, inspiring youth to lead with a heart-centered global perspective, and living in recognition that sustainable peace begins within.

The Amala Foundation has successfully initiated a wide range of humanitarian projects, including the Global Youth Peace Summit, Bhatti Mines School Project in India, Sustainable Village Water Project in Africa, the International Children’s Peace Exchange, Camp Indigo, Camp Mana, Prison Peace Project, and the One Village Project.

Vanessa travels the world sharing her message of sustainable peace and serving a global community through the many projects of the Amala Foundation. Her life and work inspire individuals and communities to rise up and thrive.

For more about how Vanessa shares her message globally, visit our Teaching Offerings page, and to experience her words through audio, video, and written form, explore our Media Offerings. We hope this site offers nourishment and inspiration for your journey, and we look forward to connecting with you soon. We also invite you to inquire about Vanessa's fine art photography here.

If you would like to invite Vanessa to offer a Sitting or Retreat in your home or community, or if you would like to invite her to speak to your group or conference, please contact us.