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About Asaram

Asaram, born Asumal Thaumal Harpalani or Asumal Sirumalani on 17 April 1941, also known as Asaram Bapu is a godman from India. He preaches the existence of One Supreme Conscious and claims Bhakti It refers to devotion and the love one feels for God. People indulge in Bhakti to gain spirituality or salvationyoga, Gnana yoga and karma Karma are the good or bad deeds one performs in his life, according to which he/she receivesyoga as influences.
 
In early 1970, Asaram built his first ashram on 4 hectares (10 acres) of land in Gujarat and began using the name Asaram Bapu. There are over 400 major and minor ashrams in India and abroad and numerous followers.
 
Asaram was born on 17 April 1941, in the Berani village of the Nawabshah District in British India (present-day Pakistan), to Menhgiba and Thaumal Sirumalani. Following the partition of India in 1947, he and his family moved to Ahmedabad, then part of the former Bombay State in India, now Gujarat, leaving behind their immovable assets in Sindh. Thaumal, Asaram's father, subsequently founded a company which produced coal and wood. At one time (1958–1959) he sold tea in front of the Magistrate's office.

After the death of his father, he learned meditation and spirituality from his mother. Over a period of years he acquired 10 acres of land in Gujarat, and he set up a small ashram. At that time he dropped his surname and began calling himself Asaram Bapu. He finally left his family and travelled the country, until he went to Vrindavan, It is an important Hindu pilgrimage site where Krishna spent his childhood days. Mathura- It is a city in North Indian State, Uttar Pradesh, known for being the birthplace of Krishna to the ashram of saint Lilashah. He is married to LakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth...
Devi with whom he has a son, Narayan Sai Harpalani and Bharti Devi, a daughter.
 
Asaram's spiritual discourses have been scheduled in different Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Patna and others. His devotees are shown taking diksha (initiation by a guru) from him in these satsang programs. Around 20,000 students visited his satsang in Ahmedabad in December 2001. In August 2012, when he was reportedly to deliver a lecture in a local college, his helicopter crashed while landing at Godhra. Asaram, the pilot, and the other passengers survived
 
In 2012, Asaram requested people to celebrate Valentine's Day as Parents' Worship Day. They published a booklet which described importance of worshipping one's own parents. As his spokesperson claimed, they wanted to give youth an alternative to Valentine's Day. The Yoga Vedanta Seva Samiti (YVSS), which belongs to Asaram Babu, to combat its perceived cultural invasion from the West declared Valentine's Day to be celebrated as Matri Pitri Poojan Divas which means Parents Worship Day in 2011. The YVSS organised a "worship of parents" programme on 14 February of that year and over 700 parents and children participated in Rourkela, Orissa.
 
On 29 January 2012, Asaram Bapu published a booklet and called for 14 February to be celebrated as a day to worship parents as a way to revive Indian values. His public relations officer told India Today, "The idea is to give the youth an alternative to western culture, which is eating into our values".
 
Asaram's proposal was supported by many prominent Indian politicians including President Pranab Mukherjee, the Bharatiya Janta Party leaders Rajnath Singh, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Nitin Gadkari, former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. It was celebrated at places like Jammu and Chhattisgarh.
 
Though Valentine's Day is quite popular in urban India, many conservative parents supported this traditional approach. A YVSS organiser told the New Indian Express that this was a potent tool to shield youngsters from getting swayed by "ill- practices of the West even as they connect with their roots by showing respect to elders" and complained about English-medium schools' refusal to celebrate it. It received negative coverage in the country's mainstream media and it was seen as an peaceful alternative to the violent attacks on those celebrating Valentine's Day by right-wing groups such as the Bajrang Dal.
 
 

 

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