MADURAI AADHEENAM

  • 'Issue public notice against Nithyananda' July 10, 2012

    Madurai: The First Additional District and Sessions Judge, on Monday, directed the court officials to issue a public notice on the summons issued to Arunagirinatha Desigar, the 292rd Madurai Aadheenam, and Nithyananda, whom he appointed the junior pontiff. The Judge had earlier issued summons to the duo on a petition...
  • Nithyananda's surrender evokes mixed response June 14, 2012

    Madurai: The surrender of selfstyled godman Nithyananda in a magistrate court in Ramanagaram has evoked mixed response in Madurai, where he was anointed as 293rd pontiff of Madurai Aadheenam. Members of Madurai Aadheeenam Retrieval Committee and its organiser M Solaikannan celebrated by breaking 108 coconuts at Vinayaka temple in North...
  • TN: Mudslinging over Madurai 'mutt' appointment May 14, 2012

    Chennai/Madurai: The war of words between controversial Karnatakabased spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500yearold Madurai Aadheenam Mutt late last month is turning murkier by the day. The latest is the decision of actor Ranjitha Menon to file a defamation suit...
  • My followers will meet Mutt heads in court May 3, 2012

    MADURAI: Godman Nithyananda on Wednesday warned the heads of the 13 Saivaite Mutts, who passed resolutions against his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the Madurai Aadheenam, that his devotees have decided to file defamation suits against them.Briefing reporters on the premises of Madurai Aadheenam, the controversial godman said the...
  • Nithyananda 293rd pontiff of Madurai Aadheenam April 28, 2012

    BANGALORE: Selfstyled godman Nithyananda was on Friday declared 293rd pontiff of Madurai Aadheenam, one of the ancient Saivite mutts in Tamil Nadu, at Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam in Bidadi on BangaloreMysore Road. The 292nd pontiff of the Aadheenam, Arunagirinatha Sri Gnanasambanda Desika Paramacharya Swamigal, announced this in the Dhyanapeetam.The pontiff told reporters:...