Re: The 2011 ECK Springtime (Easter) Seminar
- Darwin would have had a feld day with photo shop! Maybe on Easter he will rise from the dead and scare the **** out of Harold
--- In EckankarSurvivorsAnonymous@yahoogroups.com, "prometheus_973" <prometheus_973@...> wrote:
> Well, it's about that time
> again for the suckers, the
> delusional, the weak and
> closed minded, the fearful,
> and the needy wannabes
> to make another Easter
> pilgrimage to Minnesota.
> April 22-24, 2011 is the
> time ECKists need to dig
> deep into their pockets
> to find the money for, yet,
> another pep rally, more
> training, and to purchase
> more "repackaged" EK
> Here are my impressions
> and some quotes from the
> Eckankar Seminar material
> that was shared with me:
> First, there's a photoshop
> picture of Klemp smiling,
> wearing a light blue suit
> (of course) with a white
> pocket square, a white shirt,
> blue tie, and waving with
> his right hand.
> What's wrong with this picture?
> Well, if one would look at HK's
> real picture on the next page
> you can see that his teeth aren't
> all that white or even! In the real
> pic only his front four upper
> teeth are white. His canines are
> long, and yellow, and he looks
> like a vampire! Plus, in the real
> pic his hair is much thinner on
> top. They photoshopped his pic
> that made it look like he has more
> hair. Plus, in the real pic HK's
> wearing a "black" suit.
> Also, in the photoshop pic there
> are white, six-pointed RESA/Mahanta
> Stars surrounding him, and faded
> trees and clouds and the Temple
> of EK with a gold fire coming down
> to the center of it. And, there's a
> futuristic looking city (Astral?)
> behind him and to his left.
> "The outer works of ECK are
> the golden gates to the higher
> spiritual planes. You, the Arahata,
> help the Mahanta, the Living ECK
> Master show mankind the most
> direct way to spiritual liberation."--
> Sri Harry Klempster, ECK Arahata
> So, it looks like this seminar will
> be focusing on the ECK Teacher/
> Arahata and upon training via
> sharing missionary (sales) technique
> The one thing that's really interesting
> about Eckankar is that only "approved"
> stories are generally shared. Now it
> is true that people can "share" stories
> in a Roundtable discussion, but those
> "spiritual" stories are taken with a grain,
> or two, of salt so to speak. And, there's
> usually some condescending approval
> by the ESA facilitator. I remember a
> Roundtable story of a guy who shared
> that he got a message from the Mahanta
> on the "inner" and had verification of
> it with a "sign" on the outer to quit
> his job move his family to another state.
> Fortunately, someone in the Roundtable
> asked him, "How'd that work out for you?"
> He replied that he, "had to move back
> a year later."
> Here's another testimony by an ECKist:
> "In the sanctuary, after the HU Song,
> I heard the flute of God. It was incredible!"
> --NM, Canada
> I once attended an ECK Worship Service
> while visiting another state and during
> the HU Chant, I too heard the single note
> of a flute! Afterwards, I had a person share
> with me that she heard a flute too. Looking
> around I noticed an ECKist holding a flute
> and talking to the local Spiritual Services
> Coordinator (a long-time H.I. and former
> RESA) along with the newly appointed Local
> Director. They conspired to have an ECKist
> play a note on the flute during the HU Chant.
> This, of course, was outside of the HU Chant
> and EWS Guidelines and was used to fool
> people into thinking they had a "spiritual"
> experience. But, it just goes to show the
> amoral attitudes and behaviours of Klemp's
> H.I.s. As Above, So Below!