Testimonials of Survivors of Decades of Abuse and Misconduct in the world of
The visual* above shows the different layers of trustees Yogi Bhajan created around him. It surely is incomplete and not fully correct. The aim is to give an idea about the complexity and broad reach that Yogi Bhajan had.
Structures, entities and responsibilities were permanently changing and obscure. Most of the abuse and misconduct took place in the Inner Circle and in isolated parts like the Indian schools.
The further out from the centre, the less visible and tangible the consequences of the abuse was.
Some of his followers whom he put in leadership positions, copied his behaviour. He was the only example they had. Testimonies on this site confirm this.
* Inspired by the visuals that Alexandra Stein uses in her book Terror, Love& Brainwashing to explain the structure of a totalist system - Link