So when we saw the Bloomberg story "To Make a Killing on Wall Street, Start Meditating" (HT: Barry Ritholtz) we didn't immediately jump at the opportunity.
From The Telegraph:
The family and followers of one of India’s wealthiest Hindu spiritual leaders are fighting a legal battle over whether he is dead or simply in a deep state of meditation.And If you are curious Bombay High Court Rules Hindu Deities MAY NOT Trade Securities
His Holiness Shri Ashutosh Maharaj, the founder of the Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan religious order with a property estate worth an estimated £100 million, died in January, according to his wife and son.
However, his disciples at his Ashram have refused to let the family take his body for cremation because they claim he is still alive.
According to his followers, based in the Punjab city of Jalandhar, he simply went into a deep Samadhi or meditation and they have frozen his body to preserve it for when he wakes from it.
His body is currently contained in a commercial freezer at their Ashram....MORE