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a place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ashram

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(India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus

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4 ( ANI ): The Delhi High Court on Thursday appointed a committee to file a status report in connection with a case involving a north Delhi-based ashram where more than 40 girls were allegedly kept in an illegal confinement.
As the popularity of Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh rocketed, in direct proportion to it, he became magnetic and more and more followers decided to take the next step in somewhat chaotic progress of spirituality in these circumstances - becoming devoted disciples in his ashrams.
The township- cum- ashram that boasts of all the modern amenities and facilities was designed by architects from Middle East and Mumbai.
Jeyapaul and Darshan Singh directed Haryana Police to file an affidavit giving details of the operation carried out to arrest Rampal from his ashram, along with damages, injuries to people, details of arms and ammunition in the ashram and loss of property.
A week-long stand-off at the Satlok Ashram - some 170km (105 miles) north-east of Delhi - escalated on Tuesday as police moved in to arrest Rampal.
My conviction of the power of spirituality of being became once again confirmed during my recent visit to Sachidnanand Ashram in a village in Koorg 90 km from Mysore.
They were found dead at his Motera ashram situated in Gujarat.
Contemporary accounts, as evidenced in my research, focus more heavily on the effect of sensationalization of the empowerment of widows in popular media and the effects of ashrams to quality of life.
Contrasting with traditions of sadhus and their ashrams, contemporary ashrams are designed for householder devotees rather than for renunciants; they are dedicated to initiating the lay disciples of modern-day gurus into a form of traditional practice.
Los ashrams son asi lugares que cuestionan la eficacia desmedida y el consumismo y constituyen signos de contestacion de la cosmovision occidental contemporanea.
One of the tangible signs of this trend is the renewed interest in the Catholic ashrams (1) that have been a fertile ground for various experiments in adaptation known as "inculturation.
IANS New Delhi The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday inspected more ashrams of molestation-accused 'godman'Baba Virendra Dev Dixit in Delhi and said he might be running a human trafficking racket.
To this, CJI Dattu responded: " A reasonable AT a time when several self- proclaimed godmen, godwomen and ashrams are making news for wrong reasons, the Supreme Court has hinted that it might set up a commission headed by a retired high court judge to probe complaints of sexual harassment filed by women and child inmates of famous Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry against its members.
Presiding over the Holy Eucharist, Bishop Fernandes pointed out that the first two Christian ashrams in north India were both situated in his diocese.
Vijayan said the government ought to look into the large amounts of funding and the activities happening in ashrams.