Salma Hayek Says She Meditates with Focus on Goddess Laxmi to Connect with Her Inner Beauty
Mexican American actress Salma Hayek, who is popular for her portrayal of the Mexican poet Frida Kahlo in the 2002 movie Frida, has shared that she is a devotee of Hindu goddess Laxmi. Taking to Twitter, Salma shared the picture of goddess Laxmi, saying that when she wants to connect with her inner beauty, and starts meditation focussing on goddess Laxmi. She also wrote the same line in Spanish and used the hashtags — #innerbeauty, #hinduism and #lakshmi.
When I want to connect with my inner beauty, I start my meditation focusing on the goddess Lakshmi.— Salma Hayek (@salmahayek) October 7, 2020
Cuando quiero conectarme con mi belleza interior, comienzo mi meditación enfocándome en la diosa Lakshmi.#innerbeauty#hinduism#lakshmi pic.twitter.com/0gfNm5HDFO
Salma's father is a Lebanese Mexican, while her mother is Spanish Mexican. Salma was raised a Catholic Christian but revealed in a 2014 interview that although she is a spiritual person, she does not subscribe to any religion.
Reactions started pouring in to Salma’s tweet as soon as she shared it. Predictably, most reactions were of the people who follow Hinduism and were delighted to see Salma share her feelings about goddess Laxmi.
A user thanked her for the tweet and said that she hoped this will help dispel anti-Hindu bigotry in the United States of America.