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On the run, Fugitive godman Nithyananda has his 'own country' now

​Sovereign nation of Kailaasa
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​Sovereign nation of Kailaasa

Reports are doing the rounds about absconding godman Swami Nithyananda's legal team is hard at work on the draft of a petition to the UN seeking recognition for his "sovereign nation of Kailaasa".

It is being speculated that his petition is based on alleged threats to his life in India as he aims to practice and propagate Hinduism.

Image credit: https://kailaasa.org/

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A Hindu nation
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A Hindu nation

Apparently purchasing an island off the coast of Ecuador, he christened it as "Kailaasa" and created a constitution, flag and emblem for it.

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With its own passport
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With its own passport

Kailaasa nation comes with its own passport which allows its holders "free entry in all eleven dimensions and fourteen lokas, including Kailaasa".

It will have its own currency too, and also accept crypto-currency, as per its website. Perhaps reflective of the times, while English, Sanskrit and Tamil are listed as official languages, Hindi does not make it to the list.

Image Credit: https://kailaasa.org/

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For devotees
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For devotees

Citizenship to the new "nation" is very selective and open only to people who are Nithyananda's devotees and must receive clearances from its "Prime Minister" and "Cabinet".

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​On the run
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​On the run

On the run from the authorities in India for various crimes, Swami Nithyananda, whose whereabouts were a mystery, popped up in the media glare for establishing a "Hindu sovereign nation" for "dispossessed Hindus from around the world who lost the right to practice Hinduism authentically in their own countries."

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To nurture Sanatana Dharma
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To nurture Sanatana Dharma

Ostensibly set up to nurture Sanatana Dharma, Kailasaa's objectives, as per its website, include the preservation, restoration and revival of an enlightened culture and civilisation based on authentic Hinduism.

Other lofty ideals and objectives of Kailaasa include universal free healthcare, free education for all, free food, and revival of a temple-based lifestyle.

Image Credit: https://kailaasa.org/

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