India has harbored long bearded men with self proclaimed spirituality since a long time. These gurus claim to set you free from your troubles by following bizarre tips and paying in fat bundles of money.
But what is common in their lives besides absurdness is that they are all surrounded with controversies, jail sentences and criminal accusations. With the power they gather socially and monetarily, they consider themselves invincible.
Here is a list of dhongi babas who will make you question the path to enlightenment.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim – Leader of sacha sauda organization.
Has been convicted guilty of rape. After anonymous letters were circulated about alleged sexual exploitation of two female followere sin 2002. And is also facing trial in two separate murder cases.
Jayendra Saraswati – sixty-ninth Shankaracharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.
Primarily accussed for themurder of ankararaman, the manager of the Varadarajaperumal temple at Kanchipuram. And charged under IPC sections for criminal conspiracy and murder.
Rajneesh – Osho
A bio terror attack in US poisoning around 751 individuals due to deliberate contamination of salad bars in order to rig elections. He also later tried to assassinate then United States Attorney for the District of Oregon Charles Turner but the plot could never be carried out.