Who Owns What
around Prempal Rawat



Prem Rawat is very rich. He left India in 1971 at the age of 13, with no money, no education, and was disowned by his mother three years later. He has never had a paying job, never run a business, and does not own the patents to any successful inventions (contrary to rumors amongst his followers). His money has come from donations from his followers, including inheritances, trust funds, and shares in some very successful businesses. The statements on Elan Vital and Prem Rawat Foundation websites that he supports himself and his family by independent means, and that he is a successful private investor, are lies. All his money has come from the guru business.

The question is, if Rawat was a fraud, who continued playing the guru after he grew up because he realised he could make a lot of money, he would be behaving exactly like he does. So, if he is genuine, he is deliberately acting like a fraud in order to.... what? ... test his devotees? ... ensure that only the true students will find him?

The fact is, if Rawat was sincere in trying to reach as many people as possible, he would remove all obstacles, especially the appearance that he is obsessed with material possessions. He could also use his wealth to advertise his message, instead of constantly soliciting funds from his followers to pay for every propagation initiative.

The fact is, even when Rawat attends speaking engagements, the emphasis is on ensuring that Rawat, his family, and his mistress, are kept in levels of luxury usually reserved for heads of state, all at the expense of the premies in the area where the event is held. For a detailed description of this process, read how events are organised.

Fundraising has always been an important activity in Divine Light Mission and Elan Vital. Although 'Knowledge' is free, there is a constant need for cash to maintain expensive properties around the world, and the expensive lifestyle of Maharaji and his family. Expenses, which include a $40 million
private jet, two helicopters (a Bell 206L and a Bell 430 worth over $4.5 million), a $7 million yacht, a multi-million dollar home in Malibu, a large house and grounds in Surrey, England, land and a home at the 'Ivorys Rock Conference Centre' in Australia, as well as a 'residence' at "Fig Tree Pocket" (Brisbane suburb) in Queensland, Australia, have been justified by saying they help spread Maharaji's teachings. The ownership of these assets has always been clouded in mystery, but some curious ex-premies have been doing some research.

"You know some people don't like rich people. They have this idea or that idea of what it is to be rich. But they really don't know. It's not easy to be rich. It isn't. Once you've made your first million, you need another to protect it. Then you have two million, and you'll need another two million to protect those two million. Then you'll have four million and you'll need another four million to protect those four million, and then you'll have eight million. Of course then you'll need another 8 million to protect those eight million and then you'll have 16 million... it isn't easy, it's not what you think."
Maharaji - Long Beach, December 1995

Watch a videoclip of Maharaji talking about his wealth.

The Residence in Malibu - Where Maharaji and his family live
The Gulfstream V - Prem Rawat's tool for propagating his 'knowledge'
Ivorys Rock Conference Centre (IRCC) - Also named 'Amaroo'
Burkhart Grob G 103 Twin II glider
Stemme S10-VT aircraft
Bell 206L helicopter
Bell 430 helicopter
106 foot yacht Serenity
The 'Fig Tree Pocket' residence in Oz


The Gulfstream V : N-54PR


Due to Elan Vital's total lack of transparency, very few details are available about Maharaji's present jet.

What we know is that M purchased his Gulfstream V in the fall of the year 2000. It was a second hand aircraft, and it's previous owner was the late king Hussein of Jordan. It was about $40 million worth.

Here is a detailed brochure on this jet: Gulfstream V Brochure.

If you want to read details about one of his many previous jet (Gulfstream IV-SP), click here.

More details on the Gulfstream V's ownership is available at Landings.com (public database):

http://www.landings.com/evird.acgi?pass=55342286&ref=-&mtd=41&cgi=%2Fcgi-bin%2Fnph-search_nnr&var=0&buf=66&src=_landings%2Fpages%2Fsearch_nnr-multi.html&pattern1=54PR&fld_nr1=23&max_ret=10&start_ret=1

and from Eurocontrol:

http://www.eur-rvsm.com/fpdb/operators.asp?first=O&last=ZZZ
http://www.eur-rvsm.com/fpdb/aircraft.asp?OpNum=8420&Operator=PREM%20RAWAT/THE%20PREMIER%20TRUST

More pictures of this aircraft are available from http://www.airliners.net at: http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?regsearch=N54PR&distinct_entry=true

As the Landings and Eurocontrol databases are regularly updated, and their pages moving from time to time, we have saved the relevant information on Ex-Premie.Org:

N-54PR Ownership:
http://www.ex-premie.org/web_archive/LandingsN54PR.htm
N-54PR Operator:
http://www.ex-premie.org/web_archive/MASPS_results.htm
http://www.ex-premie.org/web_archive/Operators_with_MASPS_compliant_aircraft.htm

Prem Rawat's Gulfstream V on the tarmac of Brisbane airport in the year 2000.

The Malibu Residence and its Heliport (click here for details)

More details on Prem Rawat's Marble Palace are also available here.

31334 Anacapa View Dr, Malibu CA 90265
(5865 South Rambla del Orto Dr)



Street Map (Trancas Canyon, Anacapa & Rambla del Orto)


Aerial View of South Rambla del Orto Dr


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Estimated value: $20-25 million.

In brief: Mary Holle, who is a premie and received knowledge in the 70s, is the president of Seva Corporation (the company that's owning Prempal Rawat and his family's residence). Seva Corp. is the actual owner of various valuable items used by Mr Rawat: his
residence in Malibu, a single engine aircraft, at least one of Prem Rawat's helicopters (see also Bell 430) and a glider. All the following information is public and can be accessed via the Internet.

Note: the premies purchase the house for $250,000 in 1974, then Maharaji sold it in 1978 for about $5.8 million to Seva Corp.


Seva Corporation

This info is current as of 7-21-2000 and was filed with the Secretary Of State. 'Foreign' in this context means foreign to California.

Seva Corporation (Delaware):

State id number: 01677810
Type: Foreign stock corporation
Status: Active
Good standing status: Only available directly from Secretary Of State.
Date of qualification: 12-10-1990
State or country of inc.: Delaware
Duration: Perpetual
Mailing address:
PO Box 1437
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358

Title: President
Name: Mary E Holle
Address:
516 N Pennsfield Place Ste 108
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Title: Registered Agent
Agent name: John K Bale
Address:
516 N Pennsfield Place Ste 108
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Transaction: Delete accounting period extension
Date: 1-10-1996
Comments: Extended filing date 10/15/95


Seva Corporation Of America:

State id number: 00858497
Type: Foreign stock corporation
Status: Active
Good standing status: Only available directly from Secretary Of State.
Date of qualification: 1-05-1978
State or country of inc.: Nebraska
Duration: Perpetual

Mailing Address:
P O Box 1437
Thousand Oaks, CA 91358

Title: President
Name: Mary E Holle
Address:
516 N. Pennsfield Place, Suite 108
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Title: Registered agent
Agent name: John K Bale
Address:
516 N. Pennsfield Place, Suite 108
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Transaction: Delete accounting period extension
Date: 1-10-1996
Comments: Extended filing date 10/15/95

Residence, Homes, Land owned by Seva Corp.

Property address: 31334 Anacapa View Dr, Malibu CA 90265
Name: Seva Corporation Of America
Mailing address: PO Box 4029, Malibu CA 90264
Legal description: POR of Lot 15 R F 534 and POR of Lots 13,22 and
Percent improved: 95.06%
Year built: 1958
Lot size (square feet or acreage): 208,217
Total square feet: 4,857
(That is the description of the OLD house)
Number of bedrooms/baths: 2/4
Last sale date: 05-31-1978
Assessed value: $5,264,979
Tax amount: $55,492.57
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's parcel #: 4470011051

I would say that the current house would be worth at least 20 million or more... If the original was worth 5 mil,this one is much higher...
The house is, I believe, 28,000 square feet, which had to cost at least $300-400/sq. ft., due to high CA. building costs, earthquake specs., and m's ridiculous sense of luxury that he requires.
Plus, the land that was bought about 10 years ago, all around the place, plus a new road to the house, plus land appreciation, plus incredible landscaping, guest house, recording studio...
I'd say 20-25 million...

SEVA CORP owns property located in MALIBU CA purchased September 23, 1988
SEVA CORP OF AMERICA owns property located in CA which was purchased on March 26, 1991
SEVA CORP OF AMERICA owns property located in CA which was purchased on March 26, 1991
SEVA CORP OF AMERICA owns property located in CA which was purchased on March 26, 1991
SEVA CORP OF AMERICA owns property located in CA which was purchased on December 29, 1995
SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERIC & ]Anacapa View Estates owns property located in MALIBU CA December 29, 1995
SEVA CORP & owns property located in LOS ANGELES CA which was purchased on July 22, 1999
SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERIC & ]Anacapa View Estates owns property located in MALIBU CA May 31, 1978
SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERIC & ]Anacapa View Estates owns property located in MALIBU CA May 31, 1978

More info on land purchased by Seva Corp in Malibu,
click here.

Other items owned by Seva Corp.: Helicopter, Glider, Aircraft.

SEVA CORPORATION of MALIBU CA registered an aircraft on July 16, 1997
SEVA CORP of THOUSAND OAKS CA registered an aircraft on August 20, 1997
SEVA CORP (DELAWARE) of THOUSAND OAKS CA registered an aircraft on June 7, 1999

1/ BURKHART GROB
G 103 TWIN II glider.
Manufacturer Serial Num.: 1660203
Registration Mark(N-Num): N-103PR
Last Registration Activ.: 08-20-1997
Latest Registration Cert: 02-29-1984
Aircraft Manufacturer: BURKHART GROB
Aircraft Model and Ser.: G 103 TWIN II
Year: 1984
Maximum Take-Off Weight: 700 POUNDS
Number of Seats: 2
Engine Manufacturer: NONE
Model Name: NONE
FAA Region of Registrat.: WESTERN
Registration Type: CORPORATION
Aircraft Type: GLIDER
Airworthiness: STANDARD
Engine Type: NO ENGINE
Name: SEVA CORP
Address: PO BOX 1437
THOUSAND OAKS CA
91358

2/ Stemme
S10-VT aircraft (Current price $175,736 or 175,736 Euro)
Manufacturer Serial Num.: 1130872
Registration Mark(N-Num): N-104PR
Last Registration Activ.: 06-07-1999
Latest Registration Cert: 06-07-1999
Aircraft Manufacturer: STEMME GMBH & CO
Aircraft Model and Ser.: S10-VT
Maximum Take-Off Weight: 12,499 POUNDS
Number of Seats: 2
FAA Region of Registrat.: WESTERN
Registration Type: CORPORATION
Aircraft Type: FIXED WING SINGLE ENGINE
Name: SEVA CORP (Delaware)
Address: C/0 EXECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL, THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91358

3/ Bell helicopter
206L
Manufacturer Serial Num.: 1181522
Registration Mark(N-Num): N-10HA
Last Registration Activ.: 07-16-1997
Latest Registration Cert: 12-28-1982
Aircraft Manufacturer: BELL
Aircraft Model and Ser.: 206L
Maximum Take-Off Weight: 3000 POUNDS
Average Cruising Speed: 112 M.P.H.
Number of Seats: 5
FAA Region of Registrat.: WESTERN
Registration Type: CORPORATION
Aircraft Type: ROTOCRAFT
Airworthiness: STANDARD
Name: SEVA CORPORATION
Address: PO BOX 4029
MALIBU CA
90264


(Bell 206L pictures: click here.)
See also below:
Trouble around the Heliport

More info on land purchases made by Seva Corp. for Maharaji's Malibu Marble Mansion:

1.
Last Sale / Assessed / Tax Last Sale Date
Amount Value Amount
2. 240,000 / 254,322 / 3,051.65 12-29-1995
3. 186,000 / 269,328 / 3,051.20 09-23-1988
4. ? / 234,826 / 2,750.31 05-31-1978
5. ? / 1,079,429 / 11,702.00 03-26-1991
7. ? / 78,148 / 1,252.16 03-26-1991
8. ? / 30,388 / 581.20 03-26-1991
9. 65,000 / 79,475 / 1,037.79 12-29-1995

2,025,916 total assd val of land purchases

6. ? / 5,264,979 / 55,492.57 05-31-1978 OLD house

---------------------------------
2.
Name: SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: LAND OF MATTHEW KELLER IN THE RANCHO TOPANGA M
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 213,880
Last Sale Document Number: 0002069443
Last Sale Date: 12-29-1995
Last Sale Amount: $240,000
Assessed Value: $254,322
Tax Amount: $3,051.65
Last Sale Transaction: F
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470006016

3.
Name: SEVA CORP
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: LAND OF MATTHEW KELLER IN THE RANCHO TOPANGA M
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 84,942
Last Sale Document Number: 0001530561
Last Sale Date: 09-23-1988
Last Sale Amount: $186,000
Assessed Value: $269,328
Tax Amount: $3,051.20
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470006021

4.
Name: SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: R F 534 FOR DESC SEE ASSESSOR'S MAPS POR OF LO
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 106,210
Last Sale Date: 05-31-1978
Assessed Value: $234,826
Tax Amount: $2,750.31
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470006031

5.
Name: SEVA CORP OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 197,327
Assessed Value: $1,079,429
Tax Amount: $11,702.00
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470006039
Last Transction Date w/o Dollar: 03-26-1991

6.
Name: SEVA CORPORATION OF AMERICA
Property Address: 31334 ANACAPA VIEW DR, MALIBU CA 90265
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: POR OF LOT 15 R F 534 AND POR OF LOTS 13,22 AND
Percent Improved: 95.06%
Year Built: 1958
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 208,217
Total Square Feet: 4,857
Number of Bedrooms: 2
Number of Baths: 4.0
Last Sale Date: 05-31-1978
Assessed Value: $5,264,979
Tax Amount: $55,492.57
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470011051

7.
Name: SEVA CORP OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 243,500
Assessed Value: $78,148
Tax Amount: $1,252.16
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470011053
Last Transction Date w/o Dollar: 03-26-1991
Last Zero Dollar Transaction Doc Number: 0000427663

8.
Name: SEVA CORP OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: R.F 534 FOR DESC SEE ASSESSOR'S MAPS POR OF LO
Year Built: 1900
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 92,783
Assessed Value: $30,388
Tax Amount: $581.20
Tract Number: 12971
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470011054
Last Transction Date w/o Dollar: 03-26-1991
Last Zero Dollar Transaction Doc Number: 0000427663

9.
Name: SEVA CORP OF AMERICA
Property Address: CA
Mailing Address: PO BOX 4029, MALIBU CA 90264
Legal Description: POR OF LOT 15 R.F 534 AND POR OF LOT 24 TR NO 129
Lot Size (square feet or acreage): 72,310
Last Sale Document Number: 0002069444
Last Sale Date: 12-29-1995
Last Sale Amount: $65,000
Assessed Value: $79,475
Tax Amount: $1,037.79
Last Sale Transaction: F
Tract Number: 12971
Zoning: LCA1
Assessor's Parcel Number: 4470011055

Some obvious questions:

1/ The most interesting thing one can notice is the sale of Maharaji's house on 5/31/78 to Seva Corporation for $5.2 million. Who got the $5.2 million?

One very likely scenario:The premies bought the house for Maharaji (the delapitaded one that Maharaji wrote a letter to the premies saying was so 'beautiful') in 1974. Then, in 1978, it was sold to Seva Corporation for $5.2 million.

2/ was the sale of Maharaji's own house to a shell corporation controlled by his cult-devotees, used as a way to transfer cash to the former Lord of the Universe, when it was DLM money (raised from the premies) who bought the house in the first place?

Here is the link to: Los Angeles
Real Estate Records/Copies.

Prempal Rawat's Private Heliport in Malibu

Zoomable photograph (click on 'Image Info', top left of page for a spot check on the map reference) available to the public at www.landings.com
Search for 'Airport information' by 'City/State' using Malibu CA and get info on the heliport.

ANACAPA VIEW ESTATES HELIPORT
Prempal Rawat's Private Heliport in Malibu
Latitude: 34° 2' 30.03' North
Longitude: 118° 51' 11.33W (-118.853147)
Elevation: 625' (191m)
Max. Runway Length: 65' (20m)
Comments: private use, Airport Manager: MARY E. HOLLE, 310-457-7004



This view is an excerpt of a public document available on the
Terraserver website.



Trouble around the Heliport


Westside; 9; Zones Desk

Maharaji Denied in Bid to Triple Copter Use

JUDY PASTERNAK
Times Staff Writer
7 July 1985
Los Angeles Times

(Copyright, The Times Mirror Company; Los Angeles Times 1985 All Rights Reserved)

The one-time "perfect master" of the Divine Light Mission has been denied permission from the county's Regional Planning Commission to triple the number of helicopter landings annually at his Malibu mountain-ridge estate.

Maharaji-the professional name now used by Prem Pal Singh Rawat, formerly known as Guru Maharaj Ji-can continue descending from the skies to his landing pad 12 times a year, the annual limit imposed for five years in April, 1983. Six landings were originally allowed in 1980 because Maharaji agreed to install a 45,000-gallon emergency water storage and pumping system that would be available to county Fire Department helicopters.

But planning commissioners rejected, by a 3-1 vote Wednesday, Maharaji's request to increase the limit to 36. The majority said it was constrained by a commission policy adopted in September, 1984, that forbids additional copter flights except for those that provide a public benefit.

"First, you wanted six; then you went to 12; now you come back and want 36," said commission Vice Chairman Sadie Clark to Maharaji's attorney, Linda Gross.

"I can absolutely see no reason why this is necessary. We cannot favor one applicant over another, and there's not any justification for this."

Maharaji's need for more flights "has to do with a change in circumstances," Gross said. Until the spring of 1984, the one-time guru was seldom at his mansion, called Anacapa View Estates, off Trancas Canyon 600 feet above Pacific Coast Highway.

He and his family visited there a few times a year but they also spent time in Miami and abroad.

Then Maharaji dropped his ties with the Divine Light organization and settled full time at the Malibu estate, Gross said.

He continues to lecture around the world on self-awareness, however, and needs the helicopter mostly for travel between Los Angeles International Airport and his home, the attorney said.

Gross said the firefighting equipment at the helipad should qualify as a public benefit. She said that Maharaji also intends to place utility lines underground near his estate, to minimize the danger to copters flying over Trancas Canyon.

But when questioned by Commissioner Delta Murphy, Gross said that Maharaji would continue to allow county access to the emergency equipment even if the limit remained at 12 flights.

Then Murphy asked about burying the utility lines. "If it's really a safety factor, wouldn't he want to do it now? Is it predicated on additional flights?" Gross said it was not.

Only Commissioner Norma Bard supported the increase, saying few helipads provided the added fire protection that Maharaji's does. "I do not regard this as precedent-setting," she said. "I don't think we will ever find a similar situation."

A representative of the county Fire Department, Capt. Jerry Peskett, said Maharaji's helipad is "acceptable, but not necessary" for battling blazes in the brush-covered Malibu hills.

That led Commission Chairman Stanley Gould to say, "I can see nothing to gain by granting the additional flights."

Gross said she did not know if Maharaji would appeal the decision to the county Board of Supervisors.



Bell 430 Helicopter

We are reliably informed that Prem Rawat acquired a new Bell 430 in 2000. The Bell website (linked here, with pictures) does not quote a price for this model, but other sites quote prices above US$4.5 million.

If anyone knows the registration number of the 430, and whether Maharaji still has the 206L, we would be very grateful so that EPO can be kept up to date.

Oh, and in case anybody is worried whether Maharaji's piloting skills can handle such a top of the range machine, he trained to fly it at the Bell Training Acadamy in Fort Worth.

With this propagation tool, it's no wonder propagation has boomed since 2000!



Amaroo - The Ivorys Rock Conference Centre (IRCC)


According to a testimony posted on the forum: "The land content of Amaroo is owned by a company based in Jersey UK (Myrine Investments). The company then lease the land to elan vital in australia for 99 years. Elan vital owns the company Ivory's Rock Conference Center and has given the company the rights to run and develop the property. Elan vital raises millions of dollars in loans from its members to develop the place via Ivory's Rock Conference Center.

See also Ivory's Rock Conference Centre's website.

In brief: Amaroo is owned by Myrine Investments and rented by Elan Vital Inc. Funds are provided by Prem Rawat's followers.

According to Elan Vital (1997):

"Ivory's Rock Conference Centre, near Ipswich, will spend $1million in the next 12 months on an upgrade which will allow the facility to cater for live-in conferences of up to 400 people.

This is in addition to close to $1million spent earlier this year to provide additional facilities and basic infrastructure to cater for a 4,000-delegate international convention for the Australian educational and self awareness organization, Elan Vital.

Jan McGregor, director of Ivory's Rock Conference Centre, says the planned expenditure will provide for construction of 200 deluxe cabins in bushland beside the newly opened 400-seat conference hall.

"These, along with the necessary dining facilities, will allow us to target the executive retreat market in much larger numbers than is normal for this type of facility," says McGregor, who with partner, Terry McKinnell, owns the company which operates the centre for American investment company, Myrine.

"This will allow us to develop a unique four-star centre just a 45-minute drive from Brisbane's CBD. We will be able to target a local niche market, but also make a bid to attract large conferences of Asian executives who want to sample an Australian bush experience in a luxury setting."

She says while the additional accommodation will allow Ivory's Rock to target larger conferences, it will continue to focus on "bread and butter" one-day conferences because of its proximity to both Brisbane and Ipswich.

In addition, the centre will market its new 4,000-seat amphitheatre for special one-off outdoor events.

The amphitheatre, along with sealing of roads and provision of town water for Ivory's Rock, accounted for much of the $1million spent earlier this year.

"We needed to provide it to accommodate Elan Vital's 4,000 delegate convention," McGregor says.

"We had 1,200 accommodated on site with the rest coming in on a daily basis."

McGregor says that Elan Vital has a 15-year contract with the centre to stage its conventions on a biennial basis.

"In essence they sub-let the grounds from us to ensure that their conventions always take precedence," McGregor says.

"It means that every two years we retreat from the market-place for several months to put their convention in place.

"However, having this long-term contract and the assured income it provides has allowed us to develop our facilities much more quickly.

"Some of these, such as the amphitheatre, would not have been given the same level of priority if you were aiming at a general market without having to concentrate on that one special event."

McGregor says Ivory's Rock is also able to target the budget market, providing luxury tent accommodation for delegates.

"With our current infrastructure, we can cater for up to 1,000 people with the on-site infrastructure we now have in place," she says.

"Even easier to handle are smaller groups, around 500, which is still a large number as far as most live-in convention facilities are concerned."

As well as targeting existing markets, McGregor says the centre is also examining developing its own product in joint venture with other providers.

"One we are looking at is the provision of a conference aimed at executive health and well-being, involving people from the health industry," she says.

McGregor also says that the size of the property means several events can be run at the one time.

"We can have a 1,000-strong convention with everyone living in, and at the same time run a one-day conference, and keep the two events completely separate," she says."

The previous article ("Ipswich centre spends up big", by By David Wheatley) appeared in "Business Queensland", 3 November 1997.
(c) 1997 Business Newspapers Australia Pty Ltd.


Mount Flinders Road
Peak Crossing QLD 4306
Phone (07) 5464-8200

Austratian Business Register: ABN Details - Business Entry Point
http: //www. abr. business. gov. au/asp/abndetail.asp?ABN=86081 336037

for 86081336037
Date and time retrieved: 28 Jul 2000 15:54:03
Record last modified on 18 May 2000
Register last updated from ATO on 13 Jul 2000
ABN: 86081336037
ABM Status: ActivefromOlNov 1999
Legal Name: ELAN VITAL INC
EntityTyipe: Other Incorporated Entity
State: QLD
Postcode: 4075
Trading Name(s): IVORY'S ROCK CONFERENCE CENTRE (QLD 4306)
ELAN VITAL INC (QLD 4075)
GST: EffectivefromOlJul2000
Deductible
Gift Recipient:
ACM 0rARBM:
Ivorys Rock Conference Centre
Tel: (07) 5464 8200


Some links on Ivorys Rock:

Conferences and Seminars - Tourism Attractions in Ipswich City
'Conference Venues:
Ivorys Rock Conference Centre
Tel: (07) 5464 8200'

IPSWICH EVENTS CORPORATION - EVENTS LISTING FOR APRIL
'23 to 3 May Heritage Week and Awards for Excellence in Heritage Design & Environment at Ivorys Rock Conference Centre, Peak Crossings. Phone Garth Moore, Ipswich City Council on (07) 3810 6252'

106 Foot Yacht - Serenity


In brief: Serenity is owned by Premo Marine Inc., which in turn is owned by its 'beneficial owners'. Estimated value: $7 million.

[Note June 2004 - Serenity has recently been sold, apparently because the 'expense wasn't justified'. It is not know at this time if he intends to replace it.]


This is the National Marine Fisheries Service web site. Go to the bottom of the page, enter Serenity, then click on 'Submit Query'. The search will take about a minute. When the results come up, use your browser's Find menu option to find 'Newport Ri'. Serenity is presently # 370 in the list. The record looks like this:

Vessel Name: SERENITY
Vessel Service: RECREATIONAL
Hull Design: *
Hull Material: FRP
Place Built: WESTPORT WA
Shipyard: WESTPORT SHIPYARD INC
Home Port: NEWPORT RI
Owner:
PREMO MARINE INC
130 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
USCG Doc. No.: 1051618
IMO Number: *
Call Sign: *
Hull Number: *
Year Built: 1997
Length (ft.): 106
Gross Tonnage: 216
Net Tonnage: 172
Hull Depth (ft.): 13.4
Hull Breadth (ft.): 22.7
Horsepower: *
Documentation Status: Currently Documented
Vessel Name History: WESTSHIP ONE
Through: June 30, 1997
No Vessel Owner Changes

More information on
Premo Marine Inc.: at the Rhode Island goverment web site.

It shows that Kathleen M Gliebe is the president (
see also).
Address: 516 North Pennsfield Place, Ste. 108, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA.
The 2000 Annual Report, which is in TIFF format, is linked to from this page.
See Annual Report Image, 00Annual. To see it, you might need to download it and view it in a graphics viewer, or you can just see the info below.
The Annual Report shows two more familiar names: John K. Bale and Robert A. Jacobs. Jacobs is Rawat's lawyer. Both Gliebe and Bale are involved in Rawat's financial dealings. The Thousand Oaks address is a familiar Elan Vital/Prem Rawat related address.

The activity page shows: NEW CORPORATION CREATED 4/17/97. Serenity was built in 1997. Given these two facts, one can assume it was purchased by Rawat in early 1997.

The Profit Corporation
Annual Report for the Year 2000 (available here to the public - annual report image section) shows:

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS
Office of the Secretary of State
PROFIT CORPORATION ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2000
Filing Period: January l - March 1
Corporate ID No. : 94635
Name of Corporation : Premo Marine Inc.
Street Address Principal Business Office : 2800 Bank Boston Plaza
City: Providence, State: RI, Zip: 02093
Business Phone No. : 409-849-7800
State of Incorporation : RHODE ISLAND
Sic Code : 6882
Brief Decription of the Character of Business Conducted in Rhode Island : Maintaining and operating, for the personal use and beneficial owners, one ocean going vessel.
President Name: Kathleen M. Gliebe ……
Vice President Name : John K. Bale ……
Secretary Name : Mary E. Holle ……
Treasurer Name : John K. Bale …….
NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF THE DIRECTORS:
Robert A. Jacobs :
c/o Millbanks, Tweed, 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza - New York NY 10005
…………
Number of authorized shares : 1,000
$.01 PAR VALUE
Number of shares issued: 100
Par Value : Common $.01

The Profit Corporation
Annual Report for the Year 1999 (available here to the public - annual report image section) shows:
President Name: Kathleen M. Gliebe
Street Address: 31334 Anacapa View Drive - Malibu CA 90265
(Prempal Rawat's
residence address)

Details:

Premo Marine Inc.
Purpose: TO PURCHASE, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE, FOR THE PERSONAL USE OFTHE BENEFICIAL OWNERS, ONE OCEAN - GOING VESSEL.
General Information
Status: Active
Charter: DBC
Chapter: TITLE: 7-1.1-51
State: RHODE ISLAND Duration: PERPETUAL
File Date: 4/17/97
Effective Date:
Last Report Date: 4/10/00 Annual Report Image: 99Annual 00Annual
Sic Code: 6882--Other personal services
Authorized Shares: 1,000 $.01 PAR VALUE
------------------------------------
Business Address Agent Information Mailing Information
Premo Marine Inc.
2800 BANK BOSTON PLAZA
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903, USA
(401) 849-7800 LAURIE KIRBY
EDWARDS & ANGELL
2700 HOSPITAL TRUST TOWER
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903 USA
Agent is active... Registered office is maintained N/A
---------------------------------------
Officer/Director/Partner/Manager Information Associated Names Information
Title: P
KATHLEEN M GLIEBE
516 NORTH PENNSFIELD PLACE, STE. 108
THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91360-, USA
ACTUAL-Premo Marine Inc.
----------------------------------------
All Events Information
CHRO-CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE FILED COMMENT: CHANGE OF REG. OFFICE FILED 01/26/98
NEW-NEW CORPORATION CREATED COMMENT: NEW CORPORATION CREATED Events Detail
Type:Activity
Count: 1

Premo Marine Inc. activity:

There are 2 records in the activity table for Premo Marine Inc. Code Description Comments File Date Effective Date Posted Date

CHRO CHANGE OF REGISTERED OFFICE FILED CHANGE OF REG. OFFICE FILED 01/26/98 1/26/98
NEW NEW CORPORATION CREATED NEW CORPORATION CREATED 4/17/97 4/17/97

More on Premo Marine:

Posted on Forum V, August 2000

This comes from www.sunbiz.org, the official Florida corporate directory. I'm only assuming by the name of this company which is now inactive, at least in the State of Florida, that it was used as an ownership company for m's yacht(s) or whatever marine toys he has.

**********************

SEVA MARINE CORPORATION
Foreign Profit
-----------------------------
PRINCIPAL ADDRESS
11900 BISCAYNE BOULEVARD
SUITE 200
MIAMI FL 33181 US
Changed 02/17/1994
-------------------------------
MAILING ADDRESS
P. O. BOX 547037
SURFSIDE FL 33154 US
Changed 04/21/1995
Document Number
P38838 FEI Number
510333973 Date Filed
05/15/1992
State
DE Status
INACTIVE Effective Date
NONE
Last Event
WITHDRAWAL Event Date Filed
12/26/1997 Event Effective Date
NONE
---------------------------------
Registered Agent
Name & Address
EXECUCORP, INC.
11900 BISCAYNE BLVD.
STE. 200
MIAMI FL 33181
Registered Agent Revoked: 12/26/1997
----------------------------------
Officer/Directors
JACOBS, ROBERT A.
HOLLE, MARY E.
BALE, JOHN K
ADLER, WENDY
MARGULIES, ALICIA I

-----------------------------------
Annual Reports Report Year Filed Date Intangible Tax
1995 04/21/1995 Y
1996 04/22/1996 Y
1997 04/18/1997 Y

It's pretty clear that Premo Marine is the successor to Seva Marine. Seva Marine dissolved with their last filing on 4/18/97. In the meantime one day earlier Premo Marine had been set up to take its place.

The question is this. Do we know if m owned any yachts previous to Serenity under Seva Marine, or was Seva Marine just used to accumulate the capital with which Serenity was purchased by Premo Marine?

Info on Serenity:

Place Built: WESTPORT WA
Shipyard: WESTPORT SHIPYARD INC
The previous name was Westship One (through June 30, 1997).
Westship is Westport’s Florida-based dealer.
Length (ft.): 106 (32.3 m)
Gross Tonnage: 216
Net Tonnage: 172
Hull Depth (ft.): 13.4
Hull Breadth (ft.): 22.7

More info:

At the Crown Ltd.'s (yacht chairs, stools, & table pedestals)
Sample Register of Past Yacht Projects web page, they mention the 'Westship One' as being a 108' Westship. So 'Serenity' might actually be 108' long. They list a 'Fantasea' and a 'Primadonna' as both being 106' Westships, so the Primadonna and Fantasy VII models might be 106'. From their home page:

Since 1981, CROWN LTD has been the world leader in the design and fabrication of helm chairs, stools, tabletops, and pedestals for the megayacht industry. Our products are the perfect blend of handcrafted quality, beautiful styling, and luxurious comfort. Our service is the very finest.

Westport Shipyard, Inc.
1807 Nyhus Street
Westport, Washington 98595
(360) 268-1800

Westport Shipyard web site

They list a few models of luxury yachts that they make:
Westport 130 (130')
Westport 112 (112')
Primadonna
Rainmaker
Fantasy VII
Golden Delicious (98')
Northstream

From the description of the Wesport 112 (112'):

'In the past, Westport has been closely associated with the vessels we have built for Westship, Inc.'

Westship Yacht Sales
Fort Lauderdale FL
954-463-0700

Westship Yacht Sales web site

Here's info on a
108' Westship Raised Pilotship named 'Amazing Grace'
Cost: $6,995,000 (US)

Contact Westship Yacht Sales, Inc..
1535 SE 17th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA
Tel (954) 462-5523
Fax (954) 462-3869
Email inquire@westshipyachts.com

Westport Yacht Sales, Inc.
Rusty Preston
2957 State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 33312
Phone 954-316-6364
Fax 954-316-6365

Westport Yacht Sales web site
Westport Yacht Sales
Westport Yacht Sales - Brokerage
Westport Yacht Sales - Wesport 112 description

The Brokerage page references a 105' Westport 2000 model, here is a picture:
105' Westport 2000

Veerrry nice maya there, eh?
What did Kabir say about the treasures of trash?
What did Prem Rawat write? 'Save me from this material world.'?

The Gulfstream IV - G.1159C SP - N#: N-41PR
Since fall 2000, Maharaji owns a new
Gulfstream V.


Maharaji's jet in Katmandu, Nepal - November 1998.

Given the secrecy surrounding Maharaji's jet's operation, one can wonder how we've found that information. Here is the answer. The first vital information was the jet's ID number that we've received from an anonymous poster on the Forum. Then we used that number to perform a general search on the Internet, where we discovered that some jets' fan spotted that very G4 at Tokyo-Narita on 30/3/98 (where Maharaji actually was for a program). And then we made a search on an aviation database, where we found the final details (The G4 is owned by Prime Resources, L.L.C.). And finally a simple search in corporate records showed who is actually owning the aircraft (well known 'Persons Around Maharaji'). Estimated value: $25 million.
In case you wonder how Maharaji has been able to purchase such an aircraft, here is some helpful documents.
Jets' Acquisition Committee: how disciples 'support Maharaji's work'.
Challenger Sponsorship Campaign: how Maharaji switched from his old Lear 55 to his new Challenger 601 (Maharaji's previous aircraft), in the early 90s.

N-number : N41PR
Registrants Name : PRIME RESOURCES LLC
Owner Address : 510 W 4TH ST
CARSON CITY, NV, 89702
Reservation Type : Fee paid
Reserve Date : 06-Jun-2000
Registration Date : 06-Apr-2001

Name: PRIME RESOURCES, L.L.C.

Type: Limited Liability Company File Number: LLC8205-1994 State: DELAWARE
Incorporated On: May 31, 1994
Status: Current list of officers on file Corp Type: Limited Liability Company
Resident Agent: WILLIAM J. CROWELL, JR. (Accepted)
Address: 510 WEST FOURTH STREET
CARSON CITY NV 89702
Manager or Member: STEPHEN SORDONI
Address: 967 DELCHESTER RD.
MGR/MBR
NEWTOWN SQUARE PA 19703
Manager or Member: KENNETH DELASKI
Address: 100 INTERPROMONTORY RD
MGR/MBR
GREAT FALLS VA 22066
Manager or Member: ALVARO PASCOTTO
Address: 6116 MERRITT DR
MGR/MBR
MALIBU CA 90265


The 'Residence' in Queensland, Australia

236 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket - Queensland, Australia

Here is an excerpt of an article that appeared on September 7, 2002, in the Courier-Mail.

"... Conference organisers revealed the security threat when pressed on whether the no-frills "guru" was staying at a multimillion-$1.7ha riverfront mansion owned by an associated company in the western Brisbane suburb of Fig Tree Pocket.

Media consultant John Arlidge, spokesman for the guru's Elan Vital organisation, said the Mahariji had remained "on-site" at the Ivory's Rock convention centre during the four-day conference - and did not fly in and out by helicopter daily as he had in previous years.

... John Macgregor, who claims to have been a confidant of Mr Rawat for more than 20 years, last weekend alleged the Mahariji had a secret tax haven in the Channel Islands (Jersey, UK), owned luxury homes from Brisbane's Fig Tree Pocket to South Africa, and flew money out of Australia into Swiss bank accounts.

Elan Vital, in a written statement, rejected allegations made by both men claiming they were nothing more than "disgruntled former employees".

The statement also rejected claims the Mahariji was in any way involved in criminal activity or benefited from a secret tax haven in the Channel Islands or owned luxury homes in Brisbane.

Convention organiser Cath Carroll this week said any inquiries about the centre should be referred to the site's owners Myrine Investments. However, company and property searches conducted by The Courier-Mail reveal Myrine Investments, a Channel Island company, owns not only the 529ha Ivory Rocks convention site, a neighbouring 176ha cattle breeding property and 2.2ha homesite, but also a prized multi-million $1.7ha river-front home site at 236 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket.

Elan Vital, in a written statement released yesterday, conceded the Fig Tree Pocket property was originally purchased in 1986 by devotees of the Mahariji for his personal use.

"The Fig Tree (sic) property was originally acquired by a person unconnected with Myrine as a place for Mr Rawat to stay on visits to Australia," the statement says.

"It was subsequently transferred to Myrine to be held for Mr Rawat's use when he visits. ..."

By Tony Keim



For more information, see also:

Amaroo - The Ivorys Rock Conference Center,
Australian press articles dated August/September 2002,
and
Myrine Investments - Is this one way Maharaji receives income from EV ?

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