Chandraswami Age, Death Cause, Wife, Biography & More

Godman Chandraswami

Real NameNemi Chand
ProfessionAstrologer (Tantrik)
Physical Stats & More
Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1951
Place of BirthBehror, Rajasthan
Date of Death23 May 2017
Place of DeathApollo Hospital, New Delhi
Cause of DeathBrain Hemorrhage, Multi organ failure
Age (at the time of death)66 Years
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownBehor, Rajasthan
FamilyNot Know
HobbiesNot Known
Controversies• Chandraswami was often mired in controversies. His name cropped up in investigations into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
• Chandraswami was accused of financial irregularities.
• In 1966, Chandraswami was arrested on charges of defrauding a London-based businessman of $100,000.
• Chandraswami also faced charges for repeatedly breaking the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known


Some Lesser Known Facts About Chandraswami

  • Did Chandraswami smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Chandraswami drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Chandraswami was from Rajasthan but when he was a child, his father moved to Hyderabad.
  • Chandraswami was enticed to study tantra vidya from the early age.
  • He left home and became the student of Upadhyar Amar Muni and the tantrik pandit Gopinath Kaviraj.Gopinath Kaviraj
  • Later he spent times in jungles of Bihar where he did Meditation for four years. He claims that after four years he obtained extraordinary powers called siddhis.
  • Chandraswami was a devotee of Maa Kali and was interested in interfaith dialogue.
  • He sat on the Board of World Religious Leaders for the Elijah Interfaith Institute.
  • He was the spiritual adviser to former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao.Narshimha Rao
  • When Rao became Prime Minister in 1991, Chandraswami built an ashram in Delhi’s Qutub Institutional Area known as Vishwa Dharmayatan Sanathan. The land for the ashram had been allotted by Indira Gandhi.
  • Chandraswami gave the spiritual advice to the Sultan of Brunei, Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain, actress Elizabeth Taylor, British PM Margaret Thatcher, arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, crime Lord Dawood Ibrahim and ‘Tiny’ Rowland.
  • He died in Apollo Hospital due to the multi-organ failure on 23rd May 2017.