(CBS2.com) The self-proclaimed "Hugging Saint" known as Amma is in town to spread love to Angelenos. Amma hugs people for 30 seconds and whispers chants in their ears, often moving them to tears. She has given nearly 30 million hugs all over the world. Thousands of people are flocking to the Hilton Los Angeles Airport to see her. For more information, visit Amma. Source
Friday, June 18, 2010
"Hugging Saint" Hugs Los Angeles
Indian spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, "Amma," is referred to as a saint by followers and is a widely respected humanitarian (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty).