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Nithyananda conferred 'Mahamandaleshwar' title

In a move that has ruffled many feathers, the Mahanirvani Akhara of 'naga' sadhus has conferred the honorific title of 'Mahamandaleshwar' on controversial self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda.......

Pollution doesn't stop devotees from shahi snan

Just before the sun shone its first red streakin the east, the first batch of Naga sadhus dashed for their holy dip at the sangam, the widely revered holy confluence of three holy rivers Ganga,......

Kumbh Mela: Tuesday sees first Shahi Snan

Amid heavy security, Naga sadhus early on Tuesday morning thronged the sacred Kushavart Tirtha in Trimbakeshwar, where the Godavari river reemerges, for the first 'Shahi snan' (royal bath) of the......

70 lakh pilgrims take dip at Kumbh's last 'shahi snan'

Over 70 lakh people took dip at the holy ‘Sangam’ on the last of the ‘Shahi Snan’ during the on-going Kumbh mela in Allahabad on Friday. What apparently insured a smooth......

Dalai Lama's Kumbh visit called off despite clearance

The much-anticipated visit of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the ongoing Maha Kumbh has been finally called off despite security clearance given by the Uttar Pradesh government for his......

  People speak for akharas of naga sadhus

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Q. why is it neccessary to continue nudity of naga sadhus in front of millions ?do women folk need to be sexually satisfied ?
:  A. Sadhus belong to many different sects or orders. Upon joining a sect, an apprentice-sadhu must undergo an initiation-rite, which is regarded as a...... more

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