Survivors talking about their therapy and healing.
Meeri Bylund was born in the community in 1975.
Yogi Bhajan made his parents divorce. Meeri was separated from his mother as a young child and beaten by his caretakers who did not want children. When he was 18, he was shouted at and ridiculed in front of other people by Yogi Bhajan. The reason? He had encircled an article in the newspaper that was directed at youngsters in search of their sexual identity.
From that moment on,
Meeri started to find his way out,
but it took years to recover.
He talked to GuruNischan in Dec 2020.
Part 1 of his therapy:
to realize he was in a cult
Part 2 & 3 of the therapy
I was retraumatised by the words Inhale - Exhale.
GuruNam Atwal was born and raised in the 3HO community. She speaks on
the healing effect of the
on the hypocrisy about TRUTH in the community and how she learned
to deny her own truth.
When she was 17,
Olivia Taglioli was systematically sexually abused by Guru Dev Singh, master of Sat Nam Rasayan.
She explains how
she dealt with the silence,
with not being heard.
GuruNischan was born and raised in the community.
In Nov 2020 she started providing a safe space for survivors
to bring their stories in her Uncomfortable Conversations.
She talks about how she realized,
since all these stories came out and since she read about cults and high demand groups, that she had been raised in one.
I saw the formula ...
It was such a powerful hook ...
What I have been dealing with was Complex PTSD.
What we missed was
the opportunity for real sharing
from heart to heart
in our families
& with those we love.
Mani Niall about honouring
that part of us that has been silenced.
Be aware that these are only fragments of the truth.
Many more stories are out there, told and untold.
Telling these stories is needed. It is a prerequisite for justice and reconciliation.
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