Rapper Kanye West on Monday, tweeted about how everyone needs hugs sometimes. Kanye West shared a picture of spiritual guru Mata Amritanandamayi, and captioned it, “Amma Mata had given over 32 million hugs.” Kanye West earlier tweet read, “sometimes we all need hugs.”
American rapper Kanye West tweet has received 20,000 likes and retweeted 3,000 times. The responses to the tweet of Kanye West include the history of Amma – a Hindu spiritual leader who is commonly known as the ‘hugging saint’. Amma, which means mother, is famous for the “healing power” of her hugs. The hugs and kisses of Amma are not considered ordinary. When Amma embraces or kisses someone, it is a process of purification and inner healing. Mata Amritanandamayi hails from Parayakadavu in Kollam district of Kerala. Born to a family of fishermen in 1953, she was the third child of Sugunanandan and Damayanti.
Mata Amritanandamayi has embraced more than 33 million people throughout the world for over 30 years
Amma Mata had earlier said, “People used to come here to tell me their troubles. They would cry and I would wipe their tears. When they fell weeping into my lap, I used to hug them. Then the next person too wanted it… And so the habit picked up.”
According to the latest report, Amma Mata once hugged 40,000 people in the Malaysian city of Penang over a period of 20 hours without taking a break.
Kanye West reactivated his twitter account after a long break of one year and this time, Kanya West tweet features Indian spiritual guru Mata Amritanandamayi that shocked everyone.
Kanye West recently stirred controversy by tweeting his support to Donald Trump and his controversial motto of Make America Great Again. Kanye West also talked about slavery saying, “When you hear about slavery for 400 years. For 400 years? That sounds like a choice.”