When the truth was still allowed to tell

In as early as 2005 Daniel B Haber visited the Nepalese “meditating Buddha Boy”, to find out, with an open mind, what was the truth behind him. Watching him personally, speaking with local villagers and followers, monks and scientists, Bomjon’s Committee, the Discovery Channel crew etc. he shows and entirely different picture of the “Maitriya…

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How Ram Bomjon teaches the Nepali media to lie

What is more harmful for the image of a country: criminal deeds in the name of religion, which go unpunished, or articles and documentaries describing them? The truth will always find its way, and when it is out in the open, everyone would ask: how it is that no one warned us? How it is…

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Mind control used by cults

In these difficult economic times, there’s one job that’s always in demand and that pays huge dividends: Cult leader! Didn’t you always want to become a cult leader, but didn’t know where to start? Luckily, filmmaker Carey Burtt has uploaded his classic underground instructional film Mind Control Made Easy (or how to become a cult…

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Why did Manu have to die?

“‘The follower adds Bomjon’s elder sister has also faced the wrath of ‘internal action’. “She later died a painful death.” http://setopati.net/society/21938/State-must-watch-Bomjon-closely/ Archive: http://archive.is/D7eo2 What did Manu know what others did not? What was her alleged unprecedented sin for which she had to be “internally punished” by Bomjon-Maitriya? How it is that thousands of Bomjon’s followers had…

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Religious Practices, Discrimination and Gender Violence

An article of  about the 2011 rape of a Nepalese Tamang Buddhist nun and her consequent expulsion from her monastery and order. Source: Violence not our culture “A joint statement supported by 15 organisations … condemned the attack but said she had lost her celibacy and her religious status. The rejection triggered widespread debate, with…

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