The famous godman of Tamil Nadu, Swami Nithyananda, finally released on bail after spending 53 days in jail on rape and other criminal charges.
The Karnataka High Court granted bail to Nithyananda on
After reaching ashram from jail, Nithyananda performed Pooja at the Anandeshwari temple.
The godman will perform “Pancha Tapasya” at his Bidadi Ashram to purify himself. The meditation will start from
A spokesperson of the ashram said, “Nithyananda will undertake 'pancha tapasya' in which he will sit and pray with the fire set around him for about three feet height,…. This is for cleansing the negativity that has gripped him and for world peace,”
Upon reaching the ashram, Nithyananda received cordial welcome from his devotees.
In March 2010, Sun TV broadcasted a sextape where Nithyananda was shown in a compromising position with a Tamil actress. On
Though the Central Forensics Science Laboratory (CFSL) based in
No witness came forward to testify against the godman. The CBI told the court that it would not further interrogate Nithyananda.