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swami

(in India) a title of respect for a Hindu saint or religious teacher
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Neelkanth Swami, from Vishwamangal Gurkul near Saijpur, was allegedly getting a steady supply of sex workers and was reportedly paying anything between ` 5,000 and ` 10,000 for the services.
But the swami went into hiding right after the blackmailing began and the suppliers then approached the sect authorities with their demand, who in turn, lodged a complaint with the police.
The police have recovered a pen drive containing clips of the swami's coitus and laptop from the blackmailers.
Claiming to be innocent, the swami announced to live a life of spiritual seclusion for some indefinite time.
There has been a mixed reaction to the swami's conduct.
As AIDS increasingly ravaged his body, Tim sought refuge in the peaceful atmosphere of the temple as often as three times a day, struggling to practice the meditation instructions he had received from his spiritual teacher, the swami in charge of our center.
As Swami Vivekananda wrote in a letter dated January 20, 1895, to an American woman who had lost her father:
Mangalore (Karnataka), Oct.19 (ANI): The world's first surfing swami has set his sights on popularizing the pursuit across the Indian subcontinent, a land he claims has waves as attractive as those in the surfing mecca of Hawaii.
Swami Bhakti Gaurava Narasingha, 64, an American Hindu monk who has been living in India for four decades, has opened the country's first surfing ashram - religious community - near Mangalore, reports The Times.