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Cults Inside Out

"Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out" by Rick Alan Ross

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Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha

Is Zhi Gang Sha a doctor and healer or a fraud and con man?

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Geshe Michael Roach

Is traveling guru with Arizona compound a Buddhist gone bad?

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"Cult" ties to US Congresswoman

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's connections to splinter "Krishna cult" investigated.

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"Cult" on Campus?

Former members say "cult" recruiting at University of Arizona.

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Victor Barnard

Fugitive Minnesota cult leader captured in Brazil.

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Swami Shankarananda

Australian yoga guru involved in student sex scandal.

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Satyananda Yoga Ashram

Allegations of sexual and physical child abuse at Satyananda Yoga Ashram.

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Church of Almighty God

Members of Chinese sect responsible for murder at McDonald's executed.

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ISIS/the Islamic State

Is ISIS "brainwashing" its terrorist recruits?

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Murderer Charles Manson Today

Charles Manson to wed 26-year-old who visits him in prison.

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Welcome to The Cult Education Institute

An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Cult Education Institute (CEI), formerly known as the Ross Institute of New Jersey, is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents. CEI on-line files include news stories, research papers, reports, court documents, book excerpts, personal testimonies and hundreds of links to additional relevant resources. This Internet archive is well-organized for easy access and reference.  More

News and Opinion

Who is Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha?
Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha claims, "The purpose of life is to serve. I have committed my life to this purpose. Service is my life mission" (Zhi Gang Sha, Soul Mind Body Science System, Preface xiii, 2014). But Sha's critics say he "uses brainwashing" and bilks people out of money... More