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7 days ago
corboy
Unmasking The Art of Living An ex-teacher is on trial for revealing the secrets of an alleged cult. And in what may be a precedent for free-speech rights, he won't have to reveal his identity. Blogger vs. Alleged Cult Case Ends in Favorable Settlement
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
7 days ago
corboy
December 13, 2017 News & Opinion » Feature Oakland Counseling Guru Accused of Sexual Assault QuoteSteve Bearman grew up in Connecticut and went to college at Hampshire College, a private liberal arts school in Massachusetts known for its alternative curriculum. According to his LinkedIn profile, he earned a bachelor's degree in "Personal Transformation and Social Change.&qu
Forum: Clergy and Therapy Abuse
8 days ago
corboy
Here's an intriguing article. The Light Triad vs. Dark Triad of Personality Researchers contrast two very different profiles of human nature. I get the impression many an exploitative religious group is led by one or more dark triad personalities with lots of confidence combined with lack of faith in humanity who are skilled at emitting messages attractive to light triad persons
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
9 days ago
corboy
Drug Experts on Jordan Peterson Seeking Treatment in Russia for Benzo Dependence Peterson’s daughter said doctors in the West didn't have "the guts" to medically detox her father. But experts say that’s a misleading narrative.
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
12 days ago
corboy
Beware of any teacher or group doing the following: Telling you not to listen to the news except what they tell you. Or, if you listen to the news, require that you also check in to hear the group leadership's commentary on the news. Pushing you to install tech devices in your home and computer that enable the leader and group to keep you more closely tied to them because they can
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
13 days ago
corboy
If your teacher/s use the covid-19 virus epidemic to increase your fear and guilt, they are not Sufis. Beware and get away from any teacher, leader or group that does any of the following or more: * Who suggest this epidemic was caused by your sins, caused by your having doubts or misgivings about the leader, the group, the teachings. * Who exploit this to further entrench teachings that
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
16 days ago
corboy
Date: March 19, 2020 08:39AM From "Cults in Our Midst" by Margaret Thaler Singer. “A cult is a mirror of what is inside the cult leader. He has no restraints on him. He can make his fantasies and desires come alive in the world he creates around him. "He can lead people to do his bidding. He can make the surrounding world really his world. What most cult leaders achieve
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
18 days ago
corboy
Let us watch and see whether Tony Moo and his high rankers remain at Monte Sahaja to give spiritual support and provide sanitary seva services and resources to the humble devotees. Devotees gave seva service to build Monte Sahaja. Now, in their time of need, they need seva service from the man they love and trust. Seva service to preserve their health - and serve the general public outside of
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
25 days ago
corboy
QuoteMaybe Kundalini Yoga Works through Trauma Responses Alexandra Stein has pioneered the application of attachment theory to cult dynamics. Briefly put: she shows that the main task of the high-demand group is to re-wire the recruit’s attachment patterning to the disorganized end of the spectrum, where they are in an acute state of arousal amidst the contradiction of needing to devote th
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
25 days ago
corboy
“But Kundalini Yoga Works!” Some Considerations Matthew Remski Premka: White Bird in a Golden Cage: My Life with Yogi Bhajan by Pamela Dyson
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
25 days ago
corboy
“But Kundalini Yoga Works!” | Some Considerations Matthew Remski Premka: White Bird in a Golden Cage: My Life with Yogi Bhajan by Pamela Dyson
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
30 days ago
corboy
Stefa wrote: Quote I recall sometime in Feb 2016 seeing a video sent from him to my sangha leader asking for Macbook Pro (maxed spec) because someone had thrashed his existing one with beverage spillage. This incident started me rationalizing why a ‘simple’ and ‘humble’ guru would need such luxury item which is mostly used by the rich or professionals, and I really felt sorry for my sangha lea
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
30 days ago
corboy
What Stefa has written is very interesting. Stefa, welcome to CEI message board. If you get any private messages that seem odd or inappropriate, send a copy to Rick Ross, ASAP. He wants this message board to remain a safe place. You can contact Mr. Ross here. Could it be that applicants to this special event were required to send in videos of themselves -- so that their physica
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
QuoteBest Book About Yogi Bhajan on the Market, January 3, 2013 Review by Scott Free - This review is from: Confessions of an American Sikh: Locked up in India, corrupt cops & my escape from a "New Age" tantric yoga cult! (Kindle only 0.99 cents) Write Gursant Singh at Gurusant@hotmail.co
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
Anyone involved with this branch of "yoga" needs to know the source. Confessions of an American Sikh: Locked up in India, corrupt cops & my escape from a New Age tantric yoga cult! (Excerpt) QuoteIt was during my time in the Amritsar Central Jail that I thought of writing this book. As soon as I had Internet access, I began to research what it might take to create a wri
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
Anyone involved with this branch of "yoga" needs to know the source. Confessions of an American Sikh: Locked up in India, corrupt cops & my escape from a New Age tantric yoga cult! (Excerpt) QuoteIt was during my time in the Amritsar Central Jail that I thought of writing this book. As soon as I had Internet access, I began to research what it might take to create a wri
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
In response to Gloria~ "They made me feel bad for being disturbed by their seminar." Yes, they will say that you are "too confronted" and can't handle it, or that you don't want to face your "stuff." In reality, we are not willing to accept their abuse, but they try to keep you in the program by making you feel like a coward if you leave. Landmar
Forum: Large Group Awareness Training, "Human Potential"
4 weeks ago
corboy
Another specimen of Landmark jargon "Too confronted" In response to Gloria~ "They made me feel bad for being disturbed by their seminar." Yes, they will say that you are "too confronted" and can't handle it, or that you don't want to face your "stuff." In reality, we are not willing to accept their abuse, but they try to keep you in the
Forum: Large Group Awareness Training, "Human Potential"
4 weeks ago
corboy
Archived articles about Yogi Bhajan, 3HO (Happy Healthy Holy) Senior Students of Yogi Bhajan Give a Master Class on Abuse Minimization and Deflection, and Carrying On 2015 Gita Conference Akhal Security is one of the businesses, along with Yogi Tea operated by 3HO/Yogi Bhajan who fraudulently taught "Sikh Yoga". The wacko world of Yogi Bhajan Abuses in 3
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
A new article about 3HO Senior Students of Yogi Bhajan Give a Master Class on Abuse Minimization and Deflection, and Carrying On Matthew Remski
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
4 weeks ago
corboy
Senior Students of Yogi Bhajan Give a Master Class on Abuse Minimization and Deflection, and Carrying On
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
Quoteturningword 9 points · 11 months ago It’s also maybe important (or not) to note that for likely the very same number of years that RR (and his community/dharma heirs/lineage etc) was (is?) not considered a legitimate lineage holder by Shambhala/ the sakyong etc.. that RR consistently and completely called out the Shambhala community/lineage as being un-legitimate and not teaching tr
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
A reddit discussion. Here is a list of allegations. Quoteharmaabuserecovery 20 points · 11 months ago Red flags about Reggie Ray, spiritual and psychological abuse and complicity There is an alarming number of ex-Dharma Ocean members, who have privately communicated grievances about psychological abuse, most of which neatly fits the profile of a narcissist. There are
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
Posted on October 8, 2019 by Tahlia Reginal Ray: Transmitting Trungpa’s lineage of abuse. Another Tibetan Buddhist heavy weight bites the dust! QuoteTahlia Newland October 14, 2019 at 12:36 pm @ Pete @ Kata Some of the teachings and practices can be removed from the religion that holds them – you can take the ‘good’ and leave the ‘bad’ – but it wouldn’t be Tibetan Buddhism or
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
Keywords Reggie Ray Chogyam Trungpa Vajra Regent Rich Dharma Village Dharma Ocean Crestone Alexandra Stein Trauma Bonding Inconsistency Reggie Ray studied under Chogyam Trungpa Reggie Ray Flips His Own Abuse Crisis Into His Own Ultimate Dharma Teaching This material is valuable as it includes a video that has been deleted elsewhere. Quote QuoteWhat’s fascinating is th
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
Corboy will add another item to the list of accusations: Failure to maintain safe conditions at Monte Sahaja work stations which may have resulted in a dangerous fire that necessitated evacuation of the Monte Sahaja community. A fire cannot spontaneously happen. What were the conditions like> **Following the fire, was there ever a proper inspection by a professional?** Corboy wants
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
5 weeks ago
corboy
You are so right about the abuse apologists. Welcome to CEI.
Forum: Recovery from Destructive Cults and Groups
6 weeks ago
corboy
Welcome to CEI, akapz. You've written a valuable essay. There must be lots more people out there in your situation. Here are some tips: * CEI is all about freedom from coercion. You are under no obligation to answer any questions or convince anyone. * Discussions here can get intense. Do feel free to take a break. * If you receive private messages (we call them PMs), you are
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
6 weeks ago
corboy
Dear mom needs help, the most up to date book you can get is Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out It may help a lot if you and some friends and family members can read this book together. Having comrades makes everything better. Being isolated makes everything worse.
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
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