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Resources at This Site about ISKCON . . .

Women in ISKCON essays, editorials by Nori.
ISKCON as an Addictive Organization an essay that analyzes ISKCON in terms of the book Addictive Organizations, and compares ISKCON to an addictive organization, by Nori.
Paul Martin, formerly Panchajanya, comments on Steven Gelberg's On Leaving ISKCON an essay by a former ISKCON member.
In Celebration of a Masterpiece: "Inside the dark secrets of the Hare Krishnas." Nori's comment on an article by Short List magazine, by Ralph Jones.
A Letter to ISKCON on its Fiftieth Anniversary Nori's opinon on where ISKCON stands after fifty years.
Then and Now: Thirteen Years After Leaving ISKCON, by Nori, July 30, 2001.
The Betrayal Files an archive of documents discussed in Betrayal of the Spirit.
Hare Krishna in the Movies the best collection of movie clips on the Hare Krishnas.
Death of ISKCON Founder-Acharya A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada an affidavit regarding the death (alleged murder) of ISKCON's founder.
Governing Body Commission Nori's 1988 speech to ISKCON's board of directors in Towaco, New Jersey.
Bhagavad-gita an essay by Nori on something she learned about the Bhagavad-gita while a member of ISKCON.
Post-Cult Guilt Art Therapy three drawings and a brief explanation, by Nori.
Beware if You Follow Your Destiny an essay about the consequences of taking part in a cult, by Nori.
Betrayal of the Spirit, a memoir about ten years in ISKCON, by Nori.





On Leaving ISKCON and Other Essays by Steve Gelberg

Essays by Steve Gelberg, a former ISKCON member and graduate of Harvard Divinity School.
A personal message for anyone thinking about getting involved in Krishna consciousness (Hare Krishna, ISKCON, etc.)
Oh, The Things I Learned! Lessons from Seventeen Years in the Hare Krishnas
On Leaving ISKCON
Porque Me Fui del Movimiento Hare Krishna (ISKCON) - en Espanol
"On Leaving ISKCON" was published in the 2004 Columbia University Press book, Hare Krishna: The Post-charismatic Fate of a Religious Transplant, by Edwin Bryant, Ph.D., and Maria Ekstrand, Ph.D., eds.
India in a Mind's Eye: Travels and Ruminations of an Ambivalent Pilgrim





Nori's papers published by the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA)
Can Cults Change: The Case of ISKCON essay in response to a 1999 ICSA panel discussion on whether ISKCON had changed.
Myth and Themes of Ex-membership essay explains the emotional experience of exmembers (unabridged), as published in ICSA e-newsletter, Vol. 5, No. 1.
Authoritarian Culture and Child Abuse in ISKCON
Book Review: Servant of the Lotus Feet, by Gabriel Brandis
Book Review: Modern Religions, by Elliot Benjamin
Writing Betrayal of the Spirit: Autobiographical Writing As Therapy
ICSA Index of Nori's writing published by ICSA.





The ISKCON Timeline

ISKCON Timeline the timeline with links to the following material:
Children of ISKCON vs. ISKCON the lawsuit timeline.
In Memory of My Friend Ananda McClure
Children of the Ashram the story that broke the silence on ISKCON child abuse.
ISKCON Timeline Documents documents referenced on the timeline.
From a Teacher memories of the Dallas school, part 1.
From a Teacher memories of the Dallas school, part 2.
Gurukula Grads Speak statements by former gurukula students.
ISKCON Child Abuse Lawsuit Documentation referenced on the lawsuit timeline.
Mother's 1988 Letter an early complaint about child abuse, before the truth came out.
Results of 1988 GBC Survey a survey about child abuse awareness.
Standards for Boys document spells out typical gurukula discipline.





Children of ISKCON and Other Cults

My Study of Child Abuse in Cults, by Nori, published in Take Back Your Life
Authoritarian Culture and Child Abuse in ISKCON
ISKCON Child Abuse History index of the Gurukula section, regarding children raised in ISKCON.
Child Abuse Symptoms symptoms of child abuse, more information for survivors.
Child Abuse Information an index of all child abuse information available through this site.
Gurukula Veterans Journal Index
Story Matters Stories from Krishna's life and other Vedic scriptures that condemn child abuse.
ISKCON Child Abuse History an index to articles about the ISKCON child abuse history.





Links and Books

Hare Krishna Link Page Index index of all link pages related to ISKCON.
India Link Page links not directly related to ISKCON, but to India.



Betrayal of the Spirit, by Nori

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