Madurai Mutt

  • TN: Trust formed by Nithyananda dissolved October 23, 2012

    Madurai: The senior pontiff of a 1,500-year-old Saivite Mutt, who sacked self-styled controversial godman Nithyananda as his successor, on Sunday said the trust formed jointly by them had been dissolved. "The Madurai Adheenam Trust has been dissolved in the backdrop of HR& CE department stating before the Principal Sub court...
  • Nithyananda plays down sacking, says he was going to resign anyway October 23, 2012

    Chennai: Controversial godman Swami Nithyananda was on Saturday removed as the successor to a 1500-year-old mutt in Madurai. He faces several criminal charges, including rape. Nityananda was appointed as the successor at the mutt in August this year, but the decision had received widespread criticism, including from the Tamil Nadu...
  • Nithyananda sacked as Madurai Mutt successor October 20, 2012

    Chennai: Swami Nithyananda has been sacked as the successor to a 1500-year-old Mutt in Madurai. Nithyananda was sacked by a senior pontiff and is facing criminal charges including rape after a US-based woman and others alleged sexual exploitation. Nithyananda was appointed as the successor at the Madurai Mutt in April...