Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda, who was reported to be on the run final yr after dealing with fees of rape and kidnapping, and who went on to arrange a brand new “nation” referred to as Kailasa, has now begun issuing particular three-day visas for vacationers to go to the mysterious island nation, a number of information web sites reported on Friday.
Kailasa visa-holders must journey from Australia aboard a newly launched personal chartered flight service “Garuda”, Nithyananda introduced in a latest video.
“Today, you can start applying for Kailasa visa. You have to reach Australia on your own. From Australia, Kailasa has its own chartered flight services,” he mentioned in a video from his official Facebook web page. “Please do not ask for more than a 3-day visa. Kailasa can accommodate anyone only for three days for now.”
Nithyananda mentioned all guests can be supplied with free meals and lodging through the course of their keep however will solely be allowed to satisfy or see him as soon as throughout their go to. While travellers must make their very own preparations to reach in Australia, airfare to and from Kailasa can be lined by Nithyananda’s organisation, he clarified. The island nation has additionally created an e-mail ID (email@example.com) by way of which guests can apply for the visa, studies mentioned.
While the precise location of Kailasa is unknown, it’s believed to be near Australia. Several information studies prompt that the “nation” is situated in a small personal island close to Trinidad and Tobago.
Nithyananda has additionally promised that the guests can be allowed to go to “param Shiva” throughout their keep.
Nithyananda, 42, founding father of a belief, Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam, which has temples, gurukulas, and ashrams throughout many international locations, went lacking final yr after an FIR was registered towards him in November on fees of alleged kidnapping and wrongful confinement of youngsters to make them accumulate donations from followers to run his ashram, Yogini Sarvagyapeetham, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, police mentioned. He was additionally an accused in a rape case filed towards him in Karnataka.
In December, a couple of days after the Gujarat police confirmed that Nithyananda had fled the nation, a web site – kailaasa.org – got here up that mentioned he had arrange a brand new “nation” referred to as Kailasa that goals to supply a haven for “dispossessed Hindus”.
India had dismissed studies of a “nation” being arrange, with the then exterior affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar saying: “Setting up a website is very different from creating a nation.”
According to the web site, Kailasa has its personal flag, passport and emblem.
In August this yr, Nithyananda unveiled freshly minted foreign money of Kailasa referred to as “Kailashian dollars”.