As Jaggi Vasudev and Tamil Nadu minister spar over state control of temples, what’s really at stake?

May 20, 2021 0 Comments

On Monday, an interview with Tamil Nadu’s new finance minister PTR Palanivel Thiaga Rajan in The Hindu caused a stir. A long-time critic of Jaggi Vasudev, Thiagarajan described the yogi and author as a “commercial operator” who uses religion and spirituality to make money. In particular, he hit out at the campaign by Vasudev’s Isha …