The body of one of India’s wealthiest gurus has been kept in a FREEZER for six months - while his followers argue over whether he is dead or just “sleeping”. Doctors say that Shri Ashutosh Maharaj, who is in his 70s and has a £100million fortune, suffered a fatal heart attack after complaining of chest pains in January. But his disciples at an “ashram” in the Punjab city of Jalandhar are refusing to release his body for cremation six months on. They say that although he may be clinically dead, he is “alive spiritually” and has just gone into a deep meditative state on the “pathway to self-realisation”. One said: “This is nothing unusual. Medical science does not understand things like yogic science. “He is not dead. His holiness will return to life as soon as he feels it is right. “We will preserve his body until then.” Read more via Mirror Online.
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