Guru meditating or dead?

6412558083 96f1c49824The Telegraph reports that popular Indian guru Shri Ashutosh Maharaj is either dead or, according to his followers, just meditating, very deeply, in a freezer; now, his wife and son want the courts to investigate.

Devotees froze dead guru

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After Indian guru Ashutosh Maharaj of the Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (Divine Light Awakening Mission) died in January of a suspected heart attack, his followers let his body sit a week before finally putting him in a freezer. Spiritual cryonics!

"He is not dead," spokesman Swami Vishalanand told the BBC. "Medical science does not understand things like yogic science. We will wait and watch. We are confident that he will come back."