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ashram

a religious retreat or community where a Hindu holy man lives
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Apart from the monthly pension of Rs 1850 and 35 kg of ration, the state government provides quarterly income to some widows living in government ashrams. However, the lives of women living outside ashrams are a constant struggle, which remains the same, irrespective of the government in power.
Rajasthan's famed 'Falahari Baba', charged with raping a 21-year-old law student at his ashram in Alwar, was arrested and is facing a trial.
New Delhi, India, May 24, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Taboo of Blood is a menstruation and hygiene initiative carried out by the NARII Foundation which gave wings of freedom from dirty cloth and spoiled clothes to 600+ women of the Apna Ghar Ashram, New Delhi on 19th May 2018.
Starting in the early 1970s, he established over 400 ashrams in India and abroad and has hundreds of thousands of followers worldwide.
In this context, his appearances on a mesmerizingly-decorated quad bike to one of his ashrams or appearing on a masala movie - written, directed and edited by himself - or releasing an album with his favourites hits, is all part of a grand spiritual exercise, more precisely a spiritual game, that sold well to an ever growing audience, both at home and abroad.
A notice was sent to the ashram, but we are yet to get a response," said Balianta tehsildar, Sweta Kumar Das.
Police in India's Haryana state are continuing an operation to arrest a Hindu guru, after nearly 200 people were injured in clashes at his ashram on Tuesday.
My conviction of the power of spirituality of being became once again confirmed during my recent visit to Sachidnanand Ashram in a village in Koorg 90 km from Mysore.
A chargesheet was filed against him on 20 August based a complaint from a girl who studied at his ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district, stating that Asaram sexually assaulted her in the name of exorcism.
This paper will elaborate on the methodology of this study, the meanings and assumptions in the term empowerment, media misconstructions of the term, and an exploration of how ashrams use and define empowerment.
But the effect of this array of Gaudiya Vaishnava groups has been more than a further proliferation of new temples, ashrams, and institutions.