The vast empire of disgraced hot-yoga inventor Bikram Choudhury is showing signs of fracturing as he faces six civil lawsuits alleging sexual assault of women, and a well-known Hindu activist is calling for Pope Francis to discipline an Irish priest for linking yoga to Satan.
New Age guru and actress Shirley MacLaine is sparking fury around the world over her new book which claims, among other New Age absurdities, that the six million Jews slaughtered by Hitler were responsible for their own deaths because they were “balancing their karma” for crimes committed in past lives.
We have received questions about a growing movement among “seekers” of all faiths who are traveling to the Amazon to participate in shamanistic rituals involving the ingestion of a powerful psychedelic “tea” known as ayahuaska or “yage”.
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Welcome to astro-mapping, the latest craze in astrology that allegedly helps people find a place to live that won’t interfere with their “Saturn lines” or the placement of asteroids that are meant to heal wounds from past lives.
DF writes: “I’ve been approached by a relative about getting started in a MLM business that she feels is ‘Christian based’. They promote paying it forward and helping those in need. The product is called Protandim. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.”