Yoga guru cleared of mixing human bones

Thursday 9 March, 2006

Leading yoga guru Swami Ramdev has been cleared of mixing human bones and animal parts in his medicines.

Uttaranchal state Health Minister Tilak Raj Behad told the BBC ( that Swami Ramdev’s medicines contained no objectionable ingredients and were purely herbal.

Behad said four samples of medicines were sent to the Shriram Institute of Industrial Research in Delhi, recognised by the Indian government.

The state government set up an inquiry into the charges made against Swam Ramdev by Vrinda Karat, a lead of the Communist party of India.

But Ramdev rejected all charges and said it was an attempt to frame him because mult-national companies were losing business.

In May last year, Ramdev said his objective is to create a healthy nation, and that he has faith in the science of yoga to cure disease.

Swami Ramdev’s yoga classes are followed by hundreds of thousands of Indian homes every day.


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