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Sex with The Avatar
A look at Nithyananda Sex Contract and Non Disclosure Agreement NDA
If you go to any Nithyananda course at his ashram you are going to have to sign a comprehensive Non Disclosure Agreement with ridiculous terms. But you most likely will not have the opportunity of reading it!
After you arrive for your first day of your course, without any prior knowledge or indication that there will be a comprehensive NDA to sign, it will be sprung upon you with a sense of urgency to just sign it because you have to be somewhere else very soon.
Bearing in mind you have most likely come from another country, traveled many hours, paid at least $1,000 for flights and probably over $10,000 for the course you are about to do. Are tired, not thinking straight, and already have probably to some degree been brainwashed by many videos and online satsangs that Nithyananda is the avatar and is 100% goodness and would never do or allow anything bad to happen to you. Within these paramaters, you are coerced under pressure to sign the NDA or you won’t be able to do the course and you will lose all that money and other sacrifices you have made.
The sannyasis and adheenavasis will rush you to sign it, say its just normal stuff, will not advise you to obtain legal advice before signing. It should not be difficult for a reasonably competent legal representation to have the NDA overturned based on such duress and insufficient declarations, but it is still a scary document for those participants that wake up to the indoctrination. It is extremely unlikely you will be able to receive a copy of the NDA even after signing it. And it is frequently not witnessed.
Additionally, the denial of any such document by representatives of the organization, prior to one arriving at the ashram and being coerced into signing a similar NDA in a duress situation, also gives further scope for the repudiation of such a contract.
Their Non Disclosure Agreements are very bad and incriminatory of the organization being a cult. But it could be worse. If you are one of a special select group for programs such as the infamous “Learning From The Master” program, then you will be privileged to additionally sign several pages in which acknowledge that you agree to the gift from the master of sexual activity for your spiritual enlightenment (yeh right). And for this privilege, you will also waive all your rights for any legal recourse for being raped.
Excerpts from the 3 page addendum are to the right.
A comprehensive look at this contract is available at:
Nithyananda 10 Page NDA Sex Contract
Pages 1-7 – Non Disclosure Agreement for Most Courses
Here are some excerpts:
By reading and signing the addendum, Volunteer irrevocably acknowledges that he/she is voluntarily giving his unconditional acceptance of such activities and discharges the Leader (Nithyananda) and the Foundation, and anyone else not specifically mentioned here but directly or indirectly involved in the organization, management, or conduct of any such programs from any liability, direct or indirect, arising from such activities. (Page nine, last sentence in paragraph 1, A3)
“Volunteer understands that he/she is voluntarily applying for the “Learning from the Master” Program (“Program”) conducted by the Foundation. Volunteer declares that to promote the immense benefit to him as a person and his life in general, and with a deep desire to achieve fruition of his spiritual quest, he/she is voluntarily offering his commitment of time and effort to serve, to volunteer, and to spread the mission of Sri Nithyananda Swami (“Leader”), the Foundation and other sister organizations of the Foundation.” (Page 2)
“Volunteer acknowledges that the Foundation desires to restrict the disclosure of the existence and the details of its and Leader’s relationship with the Volunteer. Therefore, Volunteer hereby agrees that Volunteer shall not:
(a) use the name of the Leader or Foundation without the prior written consent of Foundation; or
(b) disclose the existence of this Agreement, the nature of any relationship between Volunteer and Leader and/or Foundation, or any information disclosed to volunteer pursuant to or in relationship to this Agreement or Volunteer’s relationship with Leader or Foundation, regardless of whether any of the foregoing are available to the general public.” (Pages 4 and 5)
“It is agreed and understood that monetary damages may not be a sufficient remedy for unauthorized disclosure of use of Confidential Information or Confidential Materials or other breach of this Agreement and that in the even of breach or threatened breach of this Agreement either Foundation or Leader shall be entitled, without waiving any other rights or remedies, to such injunctive or equitable relief against Volunteer as may be deemed proper by a court of competent jurisdiction…..” (Page 6, Article 5)
“8. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to restrict the Volunteer from making any disclosures required by the law or legal process.” (Page 5, Section 8)
“If Volunteer is required to disclose Confidential Information or Confidential Materials by law or legal process, volunteer must immediately notify Foundation so that Foundation may contest the disclosure and/or seek a protective order.” (Pages 5-6, Section 8)
“9. Volunteer shall be responsible for any actions of (the) volunteer that create a breach of this Agreement and any breach by (the) Volunteer of (the) Volunteer’s obligations as set forth in the Acknowledgement and Agreement. Volunteer shall indemnify (the) Foundation and Leader (Nithyananda) and hold them harmless against any breach by (the) Volunteer of (the) Volunteer’s obligations arising from this Agreement.” (Page 6, Article 9)
“11. Except for the right of Foundation or Leader (Nithyananda) to seek equitable or injunctive relief, all disputes arising under this Agreement or relating to its provisions that cannot be informally resolved by the parties shall be submitted to binding arbitration in Karnataka, INDIA in accordance with the then applicable commercial rules of the Arbitration Association and judgment upon an award shall be entered in the Superior Court of the State of Karnataka, INDIA.
12. If any party to this Agreement employees attorneys to enforce any rights arising out of or in relation to this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees. This Agreement shall be construed and controlled by the laws of the State of KARNATAKA. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction or an arbitrator to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.” (Page 6, Articles 11,12)
“13. All obligations created by this Agreement shall survive termination of any relationship as between the parties and remain in effect in perpetuity.” (Page 7, Article 13)
“A2. Volunteer represents and warrants that he/she has the right, authority, and the capacity to enter into this Non-Disclosure Agreement and this addendum and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this agreement. Under penalty of perjury, Volunteer solemnly affirms that he/she is over the age of 18 (21 years old, where 18 is not the age of the majority) and have the legal right to access and possess adult material in his (but not her) community. Volunteer understands the laws and standards set in his (but not her) community and agrees to be solely responsible for his/her own actions. Volunteer also affirms that he/she does not find sexual or adult oriented material associated with the practice of any Tantric rituals or any other adult oriented material to be offensive or objectionable.” (Page 8, Article 2)
Click to receive a PDF copy of the 10 page NDA and Tantic Sex Contract as submitted as evidence in current High Court criminal cases against Nithyananda
Nithyananda 10 Page NDA Sex Contract
Excerpts from 3 Page Addendum to 7 Page NDA
Tantric Sex with Nithyananda (impotent – yeh right) Contract
“A3. Volunteer understands that the Program may involve the learning and practice of ancient tantric secrets associated with male and female ecstasy, including the use of sexual energy for increased intimacy/spiritual connection, pleasure, harmony, and freedom.” (Page 9, Section A3)
“Volunteer understands that these activities could be physically and mentally challenging, and may involve nudity, access to visual images, graphic visual depictions, and descriptions of nudity and sexual activity, close physical proximity and intimacy, verbal and written descriptions and audio sounds of sexually oriented, and erotic nature, etc.” (Page 9, Section A3)
“By reading and signing this addendum, Volunteer irrevocably acknowledges that he/she is voluntarily giving his (but not her) unconditional acceptance of such activities and discharges the Leader and the Foundation, and anyone else not specifically mentioned here but directly or indirectly involved in the organization, management, or conduct of any such programs from any liability, direct or indirect, arising from such activities.” (Page 9, Section A3)
“A4. Volunteer certifies that he/she is not suffering from any physical, mental, or psychological disorders or taking any medicines for any physical, mental, or psychological disorders that would interfere with his/her ability to participate in any of the activities of the Foundation.
A5. Volunteer clearly understand and accepts full responsibility for all his/her actions during his/her association with the Leader and the Foundation. Volunteer also waives any and all rights that he/she/she (she is mentioned twice) may have to bring any law suit (sic) or claims against the Leader or Foundation or anyone else not specifically mentioned here, but directly or indirectly involved in the management and conduct of the Program.” (Page 9, Articles A4,A5)
“A6. Volunteer clearly acknowledges and agrees that the Foundation or the Leader, in providing the Program and any related program do not make any claims, promises, warranties, or guarantees about the individual or group outcome of the Program on participants.” (Page 9/10, Article A6)
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