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Aired: October 24, 2008 on Channel 4
The popular South Indian tourist destination Kerala sells itself as "God's own country". It's home to hundreds of ashrams; spiritual retreats where thousands of pilgrims from India, Britain and the rest of the world seek salvation through a growing number of gurus.
But, as this week's Unreported World reveals, Kerala's 3,000 "godmen" are facing allegations of varying degrees of seriousness ranging from fraud to physical and sexual abuse.