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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Aarthi Rao responds to Nithyananda's Latest Allegations

     It is known that Swami Nithyananda, the self styled godman is facing criminal charges of Rape in CC No. 204/2010, in which Aarthi Rao is a victim and key witness. In retaliation Nithyananda has filed several criminal cases against Aarthi Rao and the whistle blower Lenin, through his blind followers. In the criminal rape case Nithyananda has to undergo required medical exam, for which he had received eight summons from Karnataka CB CID and finally a court order from Ramanagar court. However Nithyananda has cleverly evaded all demands for his medical tests, while claiming to be like a 6-year old child, incapable of sex. But in the meantime he is trying to confuse the public and humiliate & intimidate the victim Aarthi Rao through several tactics. 

Most recently, Nithyananda has published some documents, claiming them to be Aarthi Rao’s medical records from USA. Nithyananda alleges that the documents prove that Aarthi suffers from Sexually Transmitted Diseases while a test proves Nithyananda doesn’t suffer from the same disease, and therefore Nithyananda is innocent! Nithyananda’s lies and fraudulent manipulation is exposed once again if the documents are examined closely.

Fake Court Order Exposed – No Basis for Medical Record: 

Nithyananda claims to have obtained Aarthi’s medical records from USA through a court order in Michigan, USA. Here are some basic facts about medical records in USA:

·         Aarthi Rao’s Medical Report in the USA would be subject to very strict confidentiality laws of USA. 

·         Hence, as per US laws, no one can obtain it without her consent. Not even her husband can get it without her consent.

·         Even when it is demanded through a court order, US laws require that she must be informed about such a petition (about releasing her medical records). 

This is the legal procedure followed very strictly in the USA. Let us look at the so-called court order Nithyananda obtained, which he claims was used to get Aarthi’s medical records.

1.       No defendant: The court notice shows that there is no defendant named (i.e. Aarthi Rao), and the opposite party has not been informed. 
·         As per the instructions on the same document, incomplete form is not valid.
·         Aarthi Rao  never received any summon for a petition by Nithyananda regarding  her medical records. (her contact information is already available with Ann Arbour police) 

2.       No judge signature: The court order is NOT signed by the Judge!

3.       Incorrect court seal: The hearing is claimed to have taken place in Washtenaw County Trial court and signed by the Trial Court judge. But the seal in the “Subpoena” is from Michigan Supreme Court!

4.       No legal basis for USA court order: Nithyananda’s petition claims it was in connection with a complaint filed by Aarthi with Ann Arbor police. 

Aarthi Rao’s complaint with Ann Arbor police is only for life threat. Police has NO NEED for her Medical Records to Investigate a life threat complaint.

There are several such serious questions about the so-called court order, which is clearly fake, therefore the medical records cannot be authentic. This once again brings out the cunning mischief of Nithyanada and his henchmen, who will face the consequences for this! Aarthi’s lawyer has issued defamation notices and will take further action for such unethical and illegal actions of Nithyananda and his group.

Nithyananda’s Bogus Medical Test Exposed:

Now coming to  Nithyananda’s one-page Medical Test report, he claims this 1 page report proves his sexual history of celibacy. But there are several questions arising from the following critical observations, clearly pointing out the lack of authenticity of his test result. 

1.       Whose blood sample was actually tested? Basic identification details are missing or wrong on the test report!
Name (Nithyanandji Swami) doesn’t match legal name (Sri Nithyananda Swami in passport)
date of birth shown (02-09-1978) doesn’t match legal date of birth (13-03-1977 in passport) or even his publicized DOB 1-1-1978!
No address provided
No father’s name provided 

2.  Why no Hospital Stamp or Seal on the report?
3.  Report shows ONLY Herpes result. Why no test results for  other 8-9 Sexually Transmitted Diseases?
4.   Test taken only on September 2012. Where is the complete medical history from 2004 – 2012? What about Nithyananda’s tests and treatments for STDs in 2004-2012.

Many more questions are to be answered by Nithyananda re. the authenticity of the so-called medical reports of Nithyananda and Aarthi Rao. But the single most important question whether Nithyananda is innocent cannot be answered by medical reports of Aarthi Rao or any other victim. It can only be established conclusively by Nithyananda proving that he is impotent and therefore incapable of the sexual acts alleged.

 The above was received in a message from Aarthi Rao, requesting us to post her response to Nithyananda's allegations, for the benefit of our readers.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

For the lay, Nithyananda’s transcendental lies

By Chandan Nandy

It took A Rajasekharan, alias Paramahamsa Nithyananda, the man masquerading as a spiritual leader and healer of mental and physical afflictions, nearly two weeks to come out and claim that he was in a ‘trance’ when he was filmed having sex with a Tamil actress. Obviously, Nithyananda, who claims to have experienced ‘truth’ and ‘enlightenment’, is not anywhere near speaking the truth.

The ‘paramahamsa’ does not even have the courage to own up to the fact that he gave in to a moment of human weakness (it is another matter that it was not simply a momentary lapse of ascetic strength; that was his wont and the sine qua non of his so-called spiritual movement). How do we describe such a man? A fraud? A confidence trickster? A villainous manipulator? A sociopath on the loose?

The common dictionary definition of trance is “a half-conscious state, seemingly between sleeping and waking, in which ability to function voluntarily may be suspended”. If Nithyananda is trying to tell the world at large, and especially his disciples, that he was in fact violated by Ranjitha, the Tamil actress he is shown to have sex with, he is lying. For, nobody who has seen the video clips would be fooled about his claim. It is pretty much obvious that Nithyananda was not in a state of trance, or as he put it, ‘in deep samadhi’. He was, to use his own cultic language, in a state of extreme ecstatic bliss.

What Nithyananda has attempted to do through his statements aired via his own website or a couple of television news channels is to sway the flagging support among his youthful followers. The efforts to clear himself by replying to inspired questions put by a researcher of little academic recognition, the use of spurious cultic language (‘deep silent meditation’) and other forms of half-baked comments exposed an essentially flawed and devious mind incapable of taking on the truth. But these, according to sociological studies of the 1950s, also indicated that as a cult leader Nithyananda tried to change his devotees’ and television viewers’ belief systems via ‘sensory overload’ and subverting their ability to reason.

Even if it is assumed that some of the studies used over-generalised stereotypes of deception on the part of cult leaders, there is no denying the fact that Nithyananda is now employing a stratagem to trick people into believing that he committed no wrong. He has persuasion techniques, but part-admitting to have been ‘served’ by Ranjitha and lying on his state of consciousness will not go a long way to establish his credibility among the people at large. In many ways, Nithyananda has been found out. The videos ensured that first and then his statements left no doubt in the minds of the people that the man they watched on the television screen was an inveterate liar.

Duping people by half-baked tantric concepts like being in a state of trance will only alienate his cultic order from those who are more rational in judging and concluding the moral worth of a man who claims to be, and is projected by some of his associates, as an ‘enlightened Master’.

Nithyananda was mistaken to be a charismatic leader by members of his cult. A deviant and perverse impersonation of malignity, Nithyananda tried to use the sublime ideals of Hinduism and Brahminism to achieve a rather base objective — wealth accumulation the easy way.

There is a large and established body of scholarly literature, far more credible and grounded in rationality than the mish-mash of Brahmanical and occult practices that Nithyananda bandied about through his teachings and sermons, but which are, to say the least, a perverse attack on the ideals of Brahmanism, Sanatana Dharma and Vedanta philosophy. He tried to hijack all of these in one go without even adequately comprehending them in their fullest depth. He tried to sell them expensive, the cost of which he is now paying by way of social revile.

It is best left to scholars of theology, religion and cults to ascertain what Nithyananda’s organisation, which sociologists would agree was formed to satisfy the personal interests of its leader and a few others, attempted to propagate was impairing and destructive. Nithyananda is no Moses trying to deliver his fringe flock to freedom. His seven-year movement, if it can be described as one at all, is an experiment with a self-deceiving, illusory conception of an alternative way of life that was not altruistic in the sense that it was not directed at ameliorating the lot of the poor, the marginalised, the disempowered and the wretched of society.

Nithyananda tried to engineer the beliefs of many young people that the freedom to lead wholly self-indulgent lives could provide them with the sense of purpose and direction in life they so ardently sought. Having taken the pendulum of freedom to its outermost limits, after throwing hundreds of young minds back into a regressive mode by inculcating in them the idea that he was their Master, the arbiter of their souls, and by telling them that their salvation lay at his ‘lotus feet’, Nithyananda has now found a barren vista.

Credits: Deccan Herald News

Friday, May 20, 2011

Miracles or magic?! Discussion on Nithyananda

[Request: Readers who understand Telugu - please post an English translation of the discussion]

TV9 - Discussion on Nithyananda's magic tricks Part 1

TV9 - Discussion on Nithyananda's magic tricks Part 2

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Swami Nithyananda's CULT GANG

A psychotherapist and documentary maker from Canada was physically beat up by members of Nithyananda's cult  in Tiruvannamalai (holy city in South India).

Swami Nithyananda scandal CULT GANG - The rare avatar

If you have been physically ...mentally ...emotionally or financially abused by this cult serving the "RARE AVATAR " as describe on his web site (A PUNK in my professional opinion) and would like your story used in future video write to me  at: