I have seen some putrid online posts that, if they were to be believed, would put me in the middle of a cult. And so it got me thinking – what does being in a cultactually mean?
I will now present the reader with two contrasting ways of living, both of which are from my personal lived experiences, and then leave it up to you to determine which one is a cult and which one is not. Continue reading “Am I in a Cult?”→
Recently the Satyananda Yoga Ashram at Mangrove Mountain in Australia was placed under the spotlight with regards to the examination of reported child sexual abuse that occurred at the Ashram in the 1970’s and 1980’s as part of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The appalling sexual abuse of young people at the Ashram (and at other institutions) has thus been called to account.
False Claims and Comparisons by Esther Rockett about the Satyanada Ashram & Universal Medicine
What is disturbing is that these events have been used in a hate campaign – led by one Esther Rockett – against Serge Benhayon and Universal Medicine to assert similarities between the Satyananda Ashram and Universal Medicine. Esther Rockett has used the publicity surrounding the Ashram to perpetuate her fabricated accounts about Universal Medicine being a danger, particularly attempting to have an analogy drawn between the abuse that occurred at the Ashram and her complete lies and fabrications about abuse she claimed has occurred with Universal Medicine.
I would like to start with a little of my personal history. I grew up in a cult in which my mother was heavily involved. This was a group she stayed with for approximately 10 years: over this time I experienced a whole lot of questionable behavior from older men and women whom I was supposed to look up to and learn from.
There has been a complete denial of the true facts as people accuse Universal Medicine of being a dangerous cult with founder Serge Benhayon as the cult leader, for I truly know what a dangerous cult looks like and is, having experienced it firsthand! Labelling something as such is not an accusation to make lightly as the way a real cult impacts people’s lives is very destructive and emotionally crippling. Continue reading “Facts about Universal Medicine: A Dangerous Cult – I think NOT!”→