Determined to regulate flow of cash and other valuables as donations to spiritual and religious trusts, the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) on black money is going to make mushrooming of godmen and godwomen in Odisha a test case.
Godmen have been dominating our news channels lately, which got me into thinking why. Unfortunately, most of them have been in the news for all the wrong reasons like monetary scams, molestation, fraudulent practices and the like.
In the wake of questions being raised over the genuineness of ‘spiritual gurus’ in the country following Asaram’s arrest, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday said that saints are being criticised in the land of Gods.
Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said that sages and holymen should avoid being alone with women, including their mothers, daughters and mothers-in-law, as that was the prescription laid down in Hindu scriptures.