The world’s largest Hindu sect has been celebrating its 70th year since the publication of a book called Soma (The Path) by the influential scholar Narendra Dabholkar in 1971.
It has been hailed as a revolutionary book that inspired many to follow his path.
It’s now widely accepted as the key source of Hindu spirituality.
But there’s a problem with the notion that it’s all a legend.
As the Hindu community continues to grow, it is slowly changing.
There is a growing movement to modernise Hinduism and make it more accessible to the general public.
As a result, the myth of Somas life and teachings has come to an end.
This is the story of the people who believed in him, the people whose beliefs he inspired, and the people whom he inspired.