- Dec 21, 1999View SourceHello!
Thank you for your interest in "Eckankartruth."
I'm sorry there's not much here...I've been busy, and haven't decided exactly what I want to do with this site.
In the meantime, for more information on Eckankar than you'll get from the official cult website or its members, please visit the following websites:
David Lane's "Making of a Spiritual Movement:" http://www.csun.edu/~hbjou017/cults/ekonkar/
Excellent analysis by a former member: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/1756/eck.txt
Book Chapter on Eckankar: http://members.tripod.com/~andrea65/guru3.htm
http://www.inlink.com/~rife/eck_main.html Rife's Unauthorized Eckankar page
http://www.iguild.com/homes/eckcult (new location of above)
http://www.lightlink.com/drogers/fun/ICK/ ICKANKAR--The Original Religion!
http://www.lightlink.com/drogers/cults/ Dave's Cults page
http://www.jps.net/asilva/mystory.htm My Eckankar Story!
http://www.jps.net/asilva/resign.htm My Eckankar Resignation Letter!
http://members.delphi.com/SHARON2000 -- not much here, a letter & some links...
please be sure to visit http://www.delphi.com/eckankartruth for Twitchell's "Secret Discourses" ..."Letters to a Chela
Eckankar Discussion Club: http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/eckankarhistory
(In the "photos" section are copies of the Orion article, showing the original names of Kirpal Singh which Twitchell later changed to his fictional "Sudar Singh" and "Rebazar Tarz")
An interesting link, considering Paul Twitchell's pre-CultLeader Scientology membership and plagiarism of L. Ron Hubbard: http://www.xs4all.nl/~kspaink/cos/comments/jjmagic.html
(Aleister Crowley is also listed in a "recommended reading list" in Letters to Gail.)
(Twitchell's plagiarism & comparisons, the documentation of some of what was clearly & directly plagiarized from Scientology and Julian Johnson, are located in the "Making of a Spiritual Movement" website....)
The Cult Test: see if you're a potential victim...good links at the