A movement centered around self-forgiveness and redefining words, marked by its unique use of an "Interdimensional Portal."
A social media phenomenon turned nightmare: the cult that preyed on the vulnerabilities of the digital age.
A global network of lay Buddhist centers blending ancient wisdom with modern life.
An online religious community led by a man who completely isolated and abused his children for almost a decade.
A beacon for Tibetan Buddhism's Dzogchen wisdom, fostering global peace and individual awakening.
A self-proclaimed monarch with a blend of QAnon conspiracy theories and theosophical elements, leading a movement with controversial decrees and spiritual claims.
Transforming lives through personal growth and development seminars.
A pioneering figure in past-life regression who explored the frontiers of consciousness, extraterrestrial life, and the transformation of Earth.
A transformative spiritual practice that unites sacred phrases, music, and movement from global traditions.
A spiritual organization intertwined with controversy and humanitarian efforts.
A fusion of cosmology and spirituality, deeply woven into the fabric of African cultural heritage.
A religion of chaos and whimsy centered around the worship of Eris, the Greek goddess of discord.
A mystical path promoting meditation and inner peace, founded in India and gaining popularity in the West during the 1970s.
A controversial practice blending physical exercises and spirituality, with allegations of cult-like behavior.
A small Florida congregation known for its vehement anti-Islamic and anti-gay positions, leading to global controversy and widespread condemnation.
A Late Middle Ages religious sect known for challenging ecclesiastical hierarchy and advocating for an egalitarian society.
A controversial New Zealand church movement advocating strong patriarchal leadership and prosperity theology, led by Bishop Brian Tamaki.
A Conservative Anabaptist denomination with roots in the Schwarzenau Brethren tradition, characterized by a commitment to simplicity, nonconformity, and the practice of adult baptism.
A South Korean new religious movement with unique eschatological beliefs and practices.
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A pacifist Christian sect known for radical protests and a distinctive culture developed from their separation from mainstream society.
A spiritual movement led by a self-proclaimed reincarnation of Jesus, promoting a unique interpretation of divine love and emotional healing.