Sadhvi Bharti Shriji or Bharti Devi (born 15 December 1974; Bharti Sirumalani/Harpalani) is an Indian spiritual preacher, who preaches philosophy and teaches women meditation. She is the daughter of Hindu religious leader Asaram Bapu and sister of Narayan Prem Sai. Her followers call her Bharti Ben and Shriji.
Bharti born on 15 December 1974 to father Asaram Bapu and mother Lakshami Devi. His brother Narayan Prem Sai is also spiritualist. She holds master’s degree in commerce. At the age of 12, she received Diksha (divine knowledge). For next 14 years, it is claimed she underwent training in Yoga and meditation.
Bharti started preaching to women devotees from 2004. She has melodious voice and used to sing Bhajan during her Satsang. Bharti Shriji runs Nari Hi Narayani organization, affiliated to Asaram’s umbrella of religious outfit. She also teaches meditation and Yoga to her female follower in Ashram. Bharti is founder of an NGO called Laksh Prerna Divine Foundation. Shrihi served as director of Asaram Bapu Ashram. Bharti also owns a school in Ahemedabad and has invested in real estate.
Surat based two married sisters had registered complaint that were repeatedly sexually assaulted by Bharti’s father Asaram and brother Narayan Sai duo between 2002 and 2004, when were living in Asaram Ashram, Ahmadabad. Two sisters also alleged that Bharti and her mother LakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth... Devi were also involved and supported in sexual rape. Surat police issued look out notice against Narayan Sai, Bharti Shriji and Lakshmi Devi.