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Crazy Guru Crushing Ego?

“Physical, sexual, and psychological abuse are not teaching tools” (Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche) nor are they acts of compassion! CRAZY GURU? The first time I heard the term “crazy guru” was when the Gopis...

Abuse

PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE Psychological abuse involves the regular and deliberate use of a range of words and non-physical actions used with the purpose to manipulate, hurt, weaken or frighten a person mentally and...

Pathena / Dorie: Secrets of the Inner Circle

There were many levels of discipleship in Morningland. The most coveted and the most demanding were those that took the disciple into various inner circles. Apparently, there were different circles at different times –...

Leaving a Cult

Leaving a cultic group seldom happens overnight. It is more like a slow creep, or, like Daniel Shaw writes, “death by a thousand cuts.” Sometimes ethical transgressions pile up, and one becomes too many...

Videos from 1977 and 1979

These videos were filmed by Brent B. All credit goes to him on these. The videos do not contain audio. Below you can see Sri Patricia (Sri Donato), former Gopis, Kamazi X5 when he was still Terry, and disciples (many...

Quota / Penny: Betrayal

Many people who were excommunicated from Morningland feel it is their fault. They think it was because somehow they betrayed Donato and the Plan, that they were not in Oneness, that they failed in some way. You did not...

Lee – Sri’s “Suggestion”

Patricia was extremely controlling and manipulative, demanding absolute loyalty. She was not above breaking up couples and marriages and creating matches more to her liking. Below is a brief description of how she broke...

Lee – Entering & Leaving ML

By the time I reached college in 1968 I’d had several experiences that can only be described as mystical knowings or perhaps out of body experiences. I had no real language for them, I only knew that were undeniably...