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Has anyone here heard of Eckankar?

Discussion in 'Seekers Circle' started by Geoff-Allen, Dec 10, 2019.

  1. Geoff-Allen

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  2. sun rise

    sun rise "Let there be peace and love among all"
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    I heard of it but it didn't attract me.
     
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    There is an Eck temple about five miles from me. Never met any Eckists. Their sacred word is 'Hu.'
     
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    The podcast Oh No Ross and Carrie did a many-episode (7, maybe?) exploration of Eckankar. Here's episode 1:

    Ross and Carrie Join Eckankar (Part 1): Chris Stedman and the Temple of Eck Edition — Oh No Ross and Carrie
     
  5. 9-10ths_Penguin

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    My impression from the podcast: Eckankar probably qualifies as a cult, but it's the least dangerous cult ever and has many lovely people as members.
     
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    Yeah. And believe it or not, years ago I even went to several of their meetings.

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    #6 Skwim, Dec 10, 2019
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