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Amma Hugging Saint

My Hindu Bar Mitzvah

Ira Israel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Back in 2000 when my dear friend Sabine Chaloupy took me to see her guru Amma in New York City, let's just say I that was ready to pooh-pooh the whole thing. Hugging? Really...? Are you serious? Whatever....

When Hugs Become A Religious Experience

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion
Loren-Paul Caplin

Someone once said that a hug is like a handshake from the heart. And for me, that's absolutely true.

Being A Broad in India: Update from Amma's Ashram

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alyssa Pinsker

Even though God feels very, very far away in America (especially in New Jersey), I remember that he or she is always with me, like Amma.

My Afternoon with Amma, the Hugging Saint

Anya Strzemien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anya Strzemien

On Tuesday I was hugged by Amma the Hugging Saint.