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Most controversial spiritual gurus of India

She was also booked under relevant sections of IPC and Dowry Prohibition Act. She is also facing charges like cheating, criminal breach of trust, cruelty and harassment for dowry.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 August 2015, 02:25:46 PM
Radhe Maa

Radhe Maa

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Mumbai based self styled Godwoman 'Radhe Maa' found herself in trouble after her obscene images of wearing objectionable dress went viral on social media, It is said that lady owns mammoth property in Mumbai and other places of country.
Asaram Bapu

Asaram Bapu

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He has over 425 ashrams and more than 50 gurukuls. His property is estimated over Rs. 80,000 crores. He has been jailed for charges of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl in his ashram and grabbing over 700 acre land.
Osho Rajneesh

Osho Rajneesh

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The “sex-guru” of India is another name in the list. He advocated a more open attitude towards sexuality and came out with a theory by relating sex and spirituality.
Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim

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He is the head of Dera Saccha Sauda. He has been charged for sexually molesting women followers of the Dera. He is under investigations by the CBI for alleged murder of Dera Manager Ranjit Singhand a Sirsa-based journaliast.
Swami Premananda

Swami Premananda

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Premananda is accused of rapes and murders. His ashram in Tiruchy is spread over 150 acres. He was accused of raping 13 women and killing a Sri Lankan male.
Ichchadhari Sant Swami Bhimanand Ji Maharaj 'Chitrakoot'

Ichchadhari Sant Swami Bhimanand Ji Maharaj 'Chitrakoot'

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This godman started working as a security guard, then somehow he became a famous saint. Few years after he was arrested for running prostitution racket.
Swami Sadachari

Swami Sadachari

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Swami Sadachari, who served as a spiritual advisor of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, was arrested for running a brothel.
Sant Rampal

Sant Rampal

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Sant Rampal: The latest addition in the list, he is accused of a murder in the year 2006.