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Cult or Just Weird


Aug 10, 2021

There are disciples who seek a guru made in their own image.

-Paramahansa Yogananda

Kayla enlightens Chris about an influential organization, stretching across America, started by a chain of gurus.

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*Search Categories*

New Religious Movement; New Age; Science/Pseudoscience; Anthropological; Alt Medicine/Wellness

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*Topic Spoiler*

Self Realization Fellowship

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*Further Reading*

 

http://www.vivekananda.net/PDFBooks/The_Upanishads.pdf

http://www.krishna.com/bhagavad-gita-online-versions

https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Yoga_sutra_of_Patanjali/nP1MAQAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&printsec=frontcover

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahavatar_Babaji

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriya_Yoga

https://www.reddit.com/r/kriyayoga/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahiri_Mahasaya

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramahansa_Yogananda

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-Realization_Fellowship

https://yogananda.org/

https://culteducation.com/group/1143-self-realization-fellowship.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfBfpWcr_jU

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7452

 

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*Patreon Credits*

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Michaela Evans, Heather Aunspach, Annika Ramen, Zero Serres

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Rebecca Kirsch, Pam Westergard, Alyssa Ottum, Ryan Quinn, Paul Sweeney, Erin Bratu, Liz T, Lianne Cole, Samantha Bayliff, Katie Larimer, Fio H, Jessica Senk, Proper Gander, Kelly Smith Upton, Nancy Carlson, Carly Westergard-Dobson, Benjamin Herman, Ali Alderson, Anna Krasner