A spiritual group emphasizing sexual alchemy, lucid dreaming, and doomsday prophecies under the guidance of Samael Aun Weor.
A former actor turned alleged cult leader accused of exploiting his status to commit sexual abuse and trafficking.
A self-styled godman with a controversial past and claims of establishing a sovereign nation.
A spiritual oasis with a golden palace, marred by scandal but seeking redemption.
A revitalization of ancient Christian practices believed to originate from the Celtic tradition.
A distinctive Japanese Christian movement advocating for direct communion with God outside traditional church institutions.
A foundational group in modern Wicca, steeped in mystery and alleged wartime magical endeavors.
A global new religious movement offering a modern presentation of Tibetan Buddhism.
A unique blend of Islamic and Christian beliefs founded by a visionary African king.
A controversial philosophy promising personal and societal transformation through radical free-market principles.
A divinely inspired mission with celestial origins and miraculous healings.
Harnessing the power of mind to shape reality and improve life.
An international organization fostering philosophy, culture, and volunteering as pathways to individual and collective development.
A tragic figure whose prophecies led to the devastating Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement and famine.
An African American movement known for its teachings combining traditional Islam with Black nationalist ideas.
A pervasive system of idolization centered around the Kim family, deeply ingrained in North Korean society and politics.
A 19th-century religious movement founded by Mary Ann Girling, known for its communal living and unique worship practices.
A radical Christian sect in the 1790s Vermont, known for their unique beliefs and practices.
A Judeo-Christian sect that maintained Jewish laws and customs while accepting Christ's divinity.
A dark fusion of drug cartel culture and satanic rituals, emerging in the late 20th century.
A criminal group involved in the illegal practice of coercing Jewish men into granting religious divorces.
A controversial organization initially presented as a self-help group but later revealed to be a cult-like group involved in illegal activities, including sex trafficking.
A religious movement combining elements of Black nationalism, Egyptology, and UFO theories, known for its unique doctrines and controversies.
An early Christian sect known for its strict stance on apostasy and the purity of the church.
A distinct Christian denomination emphasizing freedom of individual conscience in matters of faith and doctrine.
A vibrant village in Australia, renowned for its alternative lifestyle and strong community focus on environmental sustainability and social activism.
A heretical Christian movement in early Christianity, allegedly based on the teachings of Nicolas, one of the first deacons.
A popular doomsday prediction based on the supposed approach of a mysterious planet, Nibiru, towards Earth.
A Christian movement dedicated to emulating the practices and community life of the early Christian church as described in the New Testament.
A modern Christian movement emphasizing communal living, social justice, and spiritual disciplines inspired by early monastic traditions.
A controversial Christian movement known for its fundamentalist beliefs and aggressive preaching style.
An early Jewish Christian sect, distinguished by their adherence to Jewish laws and their belief in Jesus as the Messiah.
A religious organization blending Indigenous spiritual practices with Christian elements, known for its sacred use of peyote in ceremonies.
A controversial African American religious group, known for its unique interpretation of Biblical teachings and its strict communal lifestyle.
An early Gnostic sect known for its intricate cosmology and the belief in salvation through gnosis or spiritual knowledge.
A counterculture religious group founded in the 1960s, advocating for the sacramental use of psychedelics and a non-traditional approach to spirituality.