Websites Against Hinduism

Hinduism Links

Links To Sites That are Against Hinduism

Karma to Grace - Christian view of Hinduism and Hindu concepts of karma, self-realization, and yoga meditation. Life stories of conversion from karma to grace. Hinduism and Christ compared and contrasted.

Women in Hinduism - Asserts that Hinduism is the most oppressive system on record in its treatment of women. Saints and Gurus

Hare Krishna Criticism - Critical views of various aspects of the Hare Krishna (ISKCON) movement.

The Most Tragic Betrayal - Links to articles about Hare Krishna, or Iskcon.

Position Paper on ISKCON - Detailed description of the differences between the Gaudiya (Bengal Vaishnavism) doctrine followed by ISKCON and other groups, and Madhva's Dvaita Vedanta.

A review of "Bhagavad Gita As It Is" - A critical look at Prabhupada's "Bhagavad Gita As It Is," which is claimed by ISKCON as being based on Madhva's commentaries.

Belief and Sai Baba - Sai Baba claims to be God, but is a fake. His influence is destructive. Archived articles, plus a discussion group, and links to recommended sites.

Concerned Former Devotees of Sathya Sai Baba - Contains testimonies and articles about his deception, sexual abuse and the killings in 1993. General information on cults is also available.

The Findings - David Bailey, formerly close to Sai Baba, tells his story. Also presents many testimonies from other ex-devotees about their ugly experiences with the Swami.

For the Sake of Truth - Well-known Swedish actor Conny Larsson's story of his disillusionment with Sathya Sai Baba over sexual abuse and faked miracles.

Indian Skeptic - Monthly magazine publishing scientific investigation of claims of the paranormal, and, in particular, debunking Sathya Sai Baba, since 1988. News, partial archive of back issues.

NHNE Special Report: Sai Baba - Reproduces an article from a humanist perspective, and a letter from an ex-devotee.

An Ongoing Investigation into Claims and Realities Surrounding Sathya Sai Baba - Introductory articles, annotated bibliography, problems with the guru's statements and the claims of his devotees, comments on news items.

Rick Ross: Sai Baba - Collection of articles critical of Sathya Sai Baba.

The Sai Baba Files - Questions for spiritual seekers to ask, a biographical sketch, lengthy quotations from the master, news article about a UN agency withdrawing from a conference co-sponsored by Sathya Sai, links. - Articles and transcripts of stories from the news media, accounts of sexual abuse perpetrated by Sathya Sai Baba, essays and letters, links. In English and Spanish.

Sathya Sai Baba - Correspondence suggests that he is a sleight-of-hand artist and sexual predator. Questions are also raised about killings at Sai's ashram.

Sathya Sai Baba Avatar - Extensive writings of a long-term follower and leader of the Sai Organisation from before and after disillusionment.

Sathya Shree Sai Baba: Critical Views - Links to sites critical of the guru.

The Skeptic's Dictionary: Sai Baba - Short article on the Indian guru and his alleged miracles. Also links to critical sites.

Turning a Blind Eye to Pedophilia and More! - Tony O'Clery introduces a letter from ex-devotee Conny Larsson, who tells a shocking story of Sai Baba's attention to young boys.

Untouchable? - Article about Sathya Sai Baba, and accusations of the guru's use of young male devotees for his own sexual gratification.

Secret Swami - Transcript of a BBC 2 programme on self-proclaimed god-man Sri Satya Sai Baba, and a sidebar article on B. Premanand, editor of "The Indian Skeptic." [This World] (June 17, 2004)

Adi Da/Adidam - Archive of articles, most related to the 1985 lawsuit by a former member charging the sect with sexual abuse, involuntary servitude, and false imprisonment.

Ananda Awareness Network - Information about corruption and abuse connected with Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters), the Ananda Church and the Ananda communities. - A site set up for ex-members of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, organizers of Raja Yoga centers.

Call for Government Action Against Sathya Sai Baba - A site detailing corruption and abuse in the Sathya Sai Baba organization.

The Case of Adi Da - Ken Wilber says that while Adi Da has written some extraordinary things, there are serious problems that should make anyone reluctant to take up Daism.

Critical Considerations Regarding Yoga As Spiritual Path Towards Transcendence - Surveys some basic inconsistencies in Raja Yoga and Hatha Yoga.

Daism Research Index - A database of articles about Adi Da, a.k.a. Da Free John, a.k.a. Franklin Jones.

Ex-Premie.Org - Presented by ex-followers of the ex-"Lord of the Universe," Maharaji. Information in English, French, and Spanish on Prem Rawat, Elan Vital, and the Divine Light Mission. Interviews, personal stories, news items.

eXSY - An ummoderated discussion group for former members of SYDA (Siddha Yoga), also open to current members.

Fascism and False Guru Sects - Information about fascism and authoritarianism in false guru sects.

Gentle Wind Project - Former Gentle Wind Project members tell insiders' stories of experiences and recovery.

The Guru Looked Good - A memoir of Marta Szabo's participation in Siddha Yoga with Gurumayi, and comments from readers.

Guruphiliac - An ever-changing, up to the minute blog with critical news of various yoga and guru groups.

Kundalini Complications - An overview of the hazards of forcing a Kundalini awakening with real world examples.

Leaving Nityananda Institute - This site seeks to help former members of Ni recover from various levels of betrayal and abuse sustained while inside the Nityananda Institute and in the process of leaving the Nityananda Institute - an organized healing forum

Leaving Siddha Yoga - Information and testimonials from former members of Siddha Yoga (SYDA), describing sexual abuse and other kinds of corruption connected to Muktananda and Gurumayi.

Ma Jaya & Kashi Ashram Revealed - Critical articles exposing corruption and abuse in the Ma Jaya group.

Prem Rawat aka Maharaji - An objective review of Prem Rawat, sometimes called Maharaji or Guru Maharaj Ji and his supporting organisations like TPRF, Elan Vital and Raj Vidya Kender.

Radhasoami Sant Mat - Michael Martin, false guru from Texas claiming to be God Incarnate and a Perfect living master in the Radhasoami and Surat shabd yoga tradition.

Radhasoami, Sant Mat, & Shabd Yoga - Debates, essays, and reviews.

Sathya Sai Baba Deceptions Exposed - Site critical of Sathya Sai Baba.

Sathya Sai Baba News - Critical articles about abuses in the Sathya Sai Baba group, and links to resources for former followers.

Self-Realization Fellowship's Kriya Pledge - To learn kriya, you have to promise things over your head; to keep your pledge may be impossible.

SRF Walrus - Open forum for the discussion of Self-Realization Fellowship, its practices, goals, and relationship to members and monastics/employees.

Sri Chinmoy - Guru Sri Chinmoy, Chinmoy Kumar Ghose - information provided by former followers of Chinmoy regarding corruption and abuse in this group.

Sri Chinmoy Ex-Disciples Forum - Yahoo group for former members, with discussion, photos, and links. Registration required.

Stripping the Gurus - Critical information on various gurus.

Traumatic Abuse in Cults - An essay using Siddha Yoga (SYDA) as an example of an abusive group, exploring issues of trauma and recovery in cults.

Yogananda Rediscovered - Ananda members charge that Self-Realization Fellowship has changed the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.

Yogaville/Integral Yoga Institute - Features commentaries from former members and families, copies of legal threats from the group, and news and information about the group. Christian Views

Hinduism - Christian evaluation of basic beliefs and practices of Hinduism.

Hinduism - Critical view on Hinduism. Includes articles about caste system, yoga, meditation, karma, Scriptures and Hindu sects.

Hinduism's Pagan Practices - Fundamental Baptist Information, regards Hinduism in any form as gross idolatry.

What Do Hindus Believe? - What Hindus believe and how their beliefs are contradicted in the Bible. Islamic Views

Hinduism Analysed - Critical analysis of Hinduism. Includes large collection of quotes from Hindu Scriptures.

Hinduism Inside Out - Critical look at social, religious and ethical aspects of Hinduism.   

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