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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Hugging saint

MARLBOROUGH

People flocked from all over recently to a Marlborough hotel just to be near a small, smiling woman in a white sari.

Amma - the affectionate name for Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi - is known as the "hugging saint."

The Christian Science monitor reports today on the scene at the hotel and the Amma phenomenon.


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