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Skeptic Meditations ~ This site founded by a former Self-Realization Fellowship monk explores the hidden dark side of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness.
The Wacko World of Yogi Bhajan ~ Yogi Bhajan popularized Kundalini yoga in the West, and while this blog site is primarily for ex-Bhajanists, it also has an active forum covering topics of Sikhism, Kundalini Yoga, and 3HO.
Cult Recover ~ Roseanne Henry, a former member of an eastern-based cult, is now a therapist who has helped survivors of destructive, high-demand groups for over 25 years. Read her definition of a cult here. Roseanne offers therapy sessions by phone or Skype. She also runs recovery workshops at nationwide conferences. Call 303-797-0629.
Break Free Together ~ Dinner parties for people healing from sexual shame? We're down. Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Women and How I Broke Free, founded this organization bringing together people from various religious backgrounds for story exchange over the dinner table. Break free from shame! Linda also offers coaching and consulting.
You can also check out the following pages on this site. We hope you find what you're looking for!
• Eastern Religions & Inspired Groups - If you were part of a group based on the teachings of Hinduism, Buddhism, or another eastern philosophy, such as a meditation or yoga group, this is the page for you.
• Cults - From harmful expressions of Transcendental Meditation to sexually exploitive yoga classes, many people who leave organizations inspired by the teachings of eastern mysticism later compare their groups to a cult. Learn how to tell a harmful group from a healthy one, and find other resources such as tips for leaving, or a therapist who can help you process and rebuild.
• Mental Health - Do you find yourself struggling with depression or anxiety after a loss of faith? Learn more about Religious Trauma Syndrome and find a counselor or peer support group who can help.
• Faith-Friendly Resources - If you still find comfort in faith, the organizations listed here will be sensitive to your beliefs while offering support for your doubts.