Souljourns - Amma, The Hugging Saint, Mata Amritanandamayi, Ted Henry

Written by Ted Henry and Jody Cleary on . Posted in Videos on youtube

A rare long-form video glimpse of Amma, the Holy Woman known around the world as, "The Hugging Saint".

This video is distinctive in the way Amma ceaselessly greets, hugs and prays for people at her summer 2009 visit to Chicago, while simultaneously conducting a 40 minute video interview about her spiritual life.

Amidst the noise, movement, singing and distractions the interview is presented unedited primarily for the benefit of Amma devotees who enjoy watching their teacher's every look and expression of love.

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