From Yoga guru to saint to
accused, Anand Giri's roller-
From Yoga guru to saint to accused, Anand Giri's roller-coaster life on Business Standard. From a Yoga
guru to a saint to an accused -- Anand Giri's life has been a roller-coaster ride.
Current Affairs Now in police custody for allegedly abetting the
suicide of his mentor Mahant Narendra Giri, not many are surprised
with what has happened to Anand Giri -- once termed as a successor to
Mahant Narendra Giri had brought Anand from a Haridwar Ashram to
Prayagraj's Baghambari Mutt when he was 12 years old. Anand, now
38, hails from Bhilwara in Rajasthan.
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He was formally inducted into the Shri Panchayati Akhara Niranjani,
the ancient monastic order to which Narendra Giri belonged, in 2007.
Known as 'Chhote Maharaj' at the famous Bade Hanuman temple in
Prayagraj before he had a dispute with his Mahant Narendra Giri over
various issues, including property. Over the period of time, he cultivated
his own following through yoga...Read more.
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