Despite many gurus and babas implicated for crimes including murder, rape, tax evasion and fraud, Indians continue to flock to self-styled godmen.
Karnataka Police Says It Can’t Serve a Notice to a Rape-Accused Godman Because He’s on a ‘Spiritual Tour’
Even though he's on the run from the law, and reportedly hiding in his own Hindu nation, Nithyananda continues to release his sermons on YouTube.
Rape-Accused ‘Godman’ Nithyananda Fled India, Bought an Island and Has Now Started His Own Hindu Nation
The controversial self-proclaimed spiritual leader, whose teachings are often compared to Osho and who also has criminal charges of kidnapping and child abuse, apparently owns an entire nation with its own passport, flag and emblem.