Ram Bahadur Bomjon previously known as Palden Dorje (his monastic name) is a controversial ascetic from Ratanapuri, Bara district, Nepal who gained widespread attention and media-popularity because of perceived semblances of being a reincarnation of Gautama Buddha. Bomjon has also been accused of violent attacks, sexual assault and false imprisonment by victims and witnesses. He is currently under investigation for rape and for the disappearance of several people related to his ashram members.