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... Continue Reading →

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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." Setopati: The State must watch Bomjon closely   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... Continue Reading →

How do gurus mislead us

Young and beautiful - when aesthetics overpower healthy reasoning, destructive teachings can switch-off our inner alarm bells and sneak inside our souls. We had been warned by many Christian and Hindu mystics, religious books and Yogis, that external, visible beauty is often misleading, but somehow when we get into the situation and the setting, we... Continue Reading →

When Buddhism is a cult

"Ordinary Buddhism depends on the basic practice of mindful attention... By contrast, tantric practitioners need to view every facet of the guru’s behavior as enlightened. Whether or not it’s actually possible to reconcile these two approaches, for all but the most penetrating thinkers they end up being mutually exclusive." "On first contact, Tibetan Buddhism is... Continue Reading →

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