THE GURUDOM – EASY WAY TO MAKE MONEY?
He asked for reason. I told him that a huge number of India’s enlightened “god-men or women” are fake and end up in jail for financial irregularities, sexual abuse and, sometimes, even murder. Many of these godmen in India are simply savvy marketers with the ability to manipulate. I don’t want to be a part to cheat innocent public.
“As a journalist, don’t you know such allegations are conspiracy against gurus by anti-Hindus and media?” he said.
“Most of them, yes. Long ago, Alain Danielou (French historian) said in his book ‘Histoire de l’Inde’, that the British missionaries and the English media kept on floating rumours in British controlled newspapers about Hindu gurus performing black magic, of financial fraud, of sexual scandals, etc. This trend continues even today with a section of media…”
“There was umpteen arrest warrants against the Imam of Delhi. Did Indian police have courage to touch him?” he asked.
“Your logic would appear appealing to fundamentalists in other religions. But that’s an idiotic logic. It’s like saying: because all are corrupt what’s wrong in me being corrupt! Hindus do not have the responsibility to support fraud-godman-turn-Hindu gurus. A fake is a fake despite any religion he/she belongs to. I know that there are good Gurus with great love to humanity. But they are not as popular as fake godmen who create cult and make money.”Please continue reading at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N9PAGLT
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