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My visit to the ashram of Amma, the “hugging saint” or “hugging guru” (Part 1 of 2)

Settling in to the ashram life

Amma in a photo that I captured from http://www.allbeingseverywhere.com/waiting-for-an-embrace-from-amma-the-hugging-saint/#.YsM_dhPMKZw

I had heard about Amma, but must say that I had never considered the possibility of visiting her or getting one of her hugs. That is until I mentioned on Facebook that I was going to be visiting India. My friend Angelo told me that he was already there, staying at Amma’s…

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Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, world citizen, traveler