Missing Mahamandleshwar Hariharananda Bharti Maharaj found
Police claim to be safe in Maharashtra.
VadodaraGadipati Mahamandleshwar Swami Hariharananda Bharti Maharaj of Bharti Ashram has been missing since 20th in mysterious circumstances. Since then, the whole state has been in turmoil. Various teams of police are running to find Swami. According to the Vadodara police, Hariharanand Bharti Maharaj is safe in Nashik, Maharashtra. They are currently being brought to Vadodara in a taxi from Maharashtra. This information was given by a person associated with Bharti Ashram.
Gadipati Mahamandleshwar Swami Hariharanand Bhartiji of Shri Bharti Ashram at Gora village of Garudeshwar went missing from Kapurai Chokdi on Maharaj Highway under mysterious circumstances. In the CCTV footage checked by the police, Sadhu was seen walking from Kapurai Bridge towards Tarsali. They do not appear in any of the subsequent CCTV footage. It was suggested that they were traveling in a vehicle or on a road between Kapurai Bridge and Tarsali Bridge.
But now they have been found. According to Vadodara police, he is safe in Nashik, Maharashtra. Only one person associated with Bharti Ashram has given information about this. They are now said to be being brought from Nashik to Vadodara. The headquarters of Bharti Ashram is at the foothills of Junagadh Girnar. Apart from this, there are Bharti Ashrams at five other places. There are a total of five ashrams at Sarkhej and Sanathal in Ahmedabad, at Vansiya Bhat in Savarkundla and at Kevadia.
After Bharti Bapu became a Brahmin, Mahamandleshwar Hariharananda Bharti was appointed as Gadipati as per the will. The controversy is said to have started since then. After Hariharanand Bharti arrived in Vadodara on April 30, he went missing under mysterious circumstances. The next morning the Wadi police station was informed by his ashram. Police have formed separate teams to search for Maharaj. During the investigation, details came to light that they had gone to have a meal at the house of Sevak Rakeshbhai Rasikbhai Dodia, a resident of Rudraksh Heights near Kapurai Chokdi near Vadodara.