Gujarat Police has been looking for self-styled godman, Nithyananda, in an alleged case of kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers to run his ashram in Ahmedabad. However, after continuous failure a news about Nithyananda establishing his own Sovereign country “Kailassa” is making round.
What is Kailassa?
As per the website, Kailaasa is a nation without borders created by dispossessed Hindus from around the world who lost the right to practice Hinduism authentically in their own countries. Kailassa also has flag of its known as 'Rishabha Dhvaja', which features Nithyananda himself, along with Nandi, the vehicle of Lord Shiva.
Where is it Located?
The website does not mention about the exact location of the newly founded country. However, as per the rumour, Nithyananda seems to have purchased an island from Equador and established his own nation there.
What does Kailassa has?
Kailaasa is also set to have several government departments including education, treasury, commerce, and so on. But what stands out is a 'Department of Enlightened Civilisation' which will work on reviving Sanatana Hindu Dharma.
The website also proclaims that it has its own passport and one can apply to be a citizen of Kailaasa. The citizens will be given a Kailaasa passport which, “by the grace of Paramashiva, the holder of this passport is allowed free entry in all eleven dimensions and fourteen lokas, including Kailaasa.”
What is the Mission of Kailassa?
The mission of Kailassa is not just preserve and protect Sanatana Hindu Dharma and share it with the entire world, but also to share the story of persecution that is yet unknown to the world. Towards this goal, Kailaasa is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and revival of an enlightened culture and civilization based on authentic Hinduism.
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What is “Real” Kailassa Movement?
Kailaasa movement is founded in the United States, and spearheaded by members of the Hindu Adi Shaivite minority community, it is created for, and offers a safe haven to all the world's practicing, aspiring or persecuted Hindus, irrespective of race, gender, sect, caste, or creed, where they can peacefully live and express their spirituality, arts, and culture free from denigration, interference and violence
Nithyananda is also accused of allegedly raping his former disciple under the garb of spirituality. Gujarat Police has arrested two of his associates, and also booked him under charges of abduction, wrongful confinement, voluntarily causing hurt, intentional insult to provoke breach of peace and criminal intimidation under the Indian Penal Code as well as charges under the Child Labour.
Follow up: Udated on 6th December 2019
The Embassy of Ecuador said that Nithyananda has not been given asylum by Ecuador or has been helped by the government of Ecuador in purchasing any land or island in South America near or far from Ecuador. He is presumably on his way to Haiti.
Pic Courtesy: https://kailaasa.org/