Links to Satyananda Yoga abuse issues

Our previous issue that is now discontinued was about the abuse of Swami Satyananda -we decided to leave these links up as a way to continue awareness.

 

Links to Satyananda Yoga abuse issues

Australia news:
Dec 2 2014: Ashram apologises to child sexual abuse victims it threatened to sue http://www.theguardian.com/…/ashram-apologises-to-child-sex…

Dec 2 2014: Gurus ‘gods’ to abused children at NSW ashramhttp://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-fngburq5-1227142044…

Dec 3 2014: Ashram children starved, drugged, tortured, royal commission hears http://www.smh.com.au/…/ashram-children-starved-drugged-tor…

Dec 3 2014: Yoga guru plotted to murder child sex victim, abuse commission hears http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-e6frg6nf-1227143609…

Dec 4 2014: Global yoga guru was a violent sexual abuser, royal commission told http://www.smh.com.au/…/global-yoga-guru-was-a-violent-sexu…

Dec 4 2014: Yoga guru may have raped seven year old, royal commission told http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-e6frg6nf-1227144720…

Dec 4 2014: Child abuse royal commission: victim recounts being raped during ritual at Satyananda Yoga Ashram http://www.abc.net.au/…/victim-recounts-being-raped…/5945010

Dec 4 2014: Child abuse royal commission: Yoga movement did not view child abuse as crime, victim says http://www.abc.net.au/…/child-abuse-royal-commissio…/5935968

Dec 4 2014: Sexual abuse rife at yoga group, royal commission hearshttp://www.smh.com.au/…/sexual-abuse-rife-at-yoga-group-roy…

Dec 5 2014: Yoga guru’s ‘handmaiden’ had sex with 14-year-old-boy, commission hears http://www.theguardian.com/…/yoga-gurus-handmaiden-sex-14-y…

Dec 5 2014: Yoga ashram abuse: guru’s handmaiden ‘desperately sorry’ for beating children http://www.theguardian.com/…/yoga-ashram-abuse-gurus-handma…

Dec 5 2014: Wild sex and abortions at ashram, abuse royal commission told http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-fngburq5-1227145298…

Dec 6 2014: Yogis’ son tells of ‘bad apple’ at ashram
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-fngburq5-1227146486…

Dec 8 2014: Child abuse royal commission: Woman assaulted with double-barrelled shotgun at Satyananda Yoga Ashram, inquiry hears
http://www.abc.net.au/…/child-abuse-royal-commissio…/5951786

Dec 8 2014: Inquiry continues into NSW yoga ashram’s sordid sexual abuse

http://www.9news.com.au/…/ashram-child-abuse-inquiry-contin…

Dec 8 2014: Royal Commission: Threat to kill Satyananda ashram whistleblower Shishy

http://www.smh.com.au/…/royal-commission-threat-to-kill-sat…

Dec 8 2014: Child abuse royal commission: Woman assaulted with double-barrelled shotgun at Satyananda Yoga Ashram, inquiry hears

http://www.abc.net.au/…/child-abuse-royal-commissio…/5951786

Dec 9 2014: Yoga guru’s disciple tells of being abused with loaded gun

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-fngburq5-1227149058…

Dec 9 2014: Doctor ‘saw nothing wrong happening’ at Sydney ashram where children were raped and beaten

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/…/…/story-fnii5s3y-1227149797787

Dec 9 2014: Doctor denies over-prescribing morphine to children at yoga ashram

http://www.theguardian.com/…/doctor-denies-over-prescribing…

Dec 9 2014: Employee tells royal commission yoga ashram should not be ‘held to ransom’ by compensation demands

http://www.abc.net.au/…/royal-commission-yoga-ashra…/5955732

Dec 9 2014: Ashram devotee ‘not sure’ if child sex abuse happened

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…/story-fngburq5-1227149853…

Dec 9 2014: Royal Commission: Witness casts doubts over abuse
http://www.smh.com.au/…/royal-commission-witness-casts-doub…

Dec 9 2014: Ashram ‘not to blame’ for abuse

http://thenewdaily.com.au/…/2…/12/09/nsw-ashram-blame-abuse/
Dec 10 2014: Satyananda ashram sex abuse victims want $1 million in compensation

http://www.smh.com.au/…/satyananda-ashram-sex-abuse-victims…

Dec 10 2014: Ashram suffered ‘swamiji says’ syndrome

http://www.skynews.com.au/…/ashram-suffered–swamiji-says–…

Dec 10 2014: Child sex abuse inquiry: Head of NSW yoga retreat apologises to victims

http://www.abc.net.au/…/satyananda-yoga-as…/5957262n/5957262

Dec 11 2014: Ritual dance failed to heal at Mangrove Mountain ashram

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/…/story-fni0cx12-122715134…

Dec 11 2014: Children were raped, beaten and drugged at Mangrove Yoga Ashram

http://www.news.com.au/…/child…/story-fncynjr2-1227151800583

Dec 11 2014: Celebrity no longer protection for abusers as survivors speak up

http://www.watoday.com.au/…/celebrity-no-longer-protection-…

Dec 12 2014: Inquiry shatters yoga myths

http://goldcoast.news.net/…/246…/inquiry-shatters-yoga-myths
Dec 16 2014: Satyananda Yoga Reeling from Horrific Details of Sex Abuse,

Rape Allegations and Accountability http://yogadork.com/…/satyananda-yoga-reeling-from-horrifi…/

UK news:
Dec 4 2014: Yoga guru was violent sexual abuser, Australia royal commission told
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/…/Yoga-guru-was-violent-sexual-a…

Dec 4 2014: Brutal initiation ceremony at Satyananda yoga movement ‘saw seven-year-old girl sexually assaulted after leader licked her blood’http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Brutal-initiation-ceremony-Sat…

Dec 4 2014: Yoga ashram didn’t consider sex abuse a crime, royal commission told
http://www.theguardian.com/…/yoga-ashram-didnt-consider-sex…

Dec 8 2014: Woman claims yoga ashram leader sexually assaulted her with a shotgun and forced her to drink his urine as a form of contraception

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Woman-claims-yoga-ashram-leade…
USA news:

Dec 5 2014: Australian inquiry hears of child rape at yoga ashram
http://www.globalpost.com/…/australian-inquiry-hears-child-…

Dec 9 2014: Australia’s Underage Yoga Sex Cult: The Survivors Speak Ou
http://www.thedailybeast.com/…/australia-s-underage-yoga-se…
India news:

Dec 2 2014: Hearing of Indian ashram sex abuse cases in Australia
http://news.webindia123.com/…/a…/World/20141202/2504549.html

Dec 3 2014: Panel Hears of Child Sexual Abuse at Australian Ashram
http://www.indiawest.com/…/article_20fdda80-7af8-11e4-bdc2-…

Dec 3 2014: Hearing of Indian ashram sex abuse cases in Australia
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/…/articlesh…/45357292.cms

Dec 3 2014: Children drugged, tortured at Indian yoga guru’s ashram in Australia
http://www.hindustantimes.com/…/child…/article1-1292889.aspx

Dec 3 2014: ‘Children drugged, sexually abused at Indian yoga guru’s ashram in Australia’

http://zeenews.india.com/…/children-drugged-sexually-abused…

Dec 3 2014: I was forced to expose my genitals: Child facing sex abuse in Australia

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/…/australia-shoc…/1/404993.html

Dec 3 2014: Children starved, drugged, tortured at Aus ashram: Commission
http://www.business-standard.com/…/children-starved-drugged…

Dec 3 2014: Children starved, drugged, tortured at Aus ashram: Commission
http://www.tribuneindia.com/…/children-starved-d…/14067.html

Dec 4 2014: Probe into child abuse at Australia ashram
http://www.thehindu.com/…/probe-into-chi…/article6659177.ece

Dec 5 2014: ‘योग गुरू ने ड्रग्स देकर आश्रम में लूटी इज्जत’
http://www.amarujala.com/…/children-drugged-tortured-and-r…/

Dec 5 2014: Violent discipline was acceptable in Satyananda Yoga Ashram culture: Ex-member
http://zeenews.india.com/…/violent-discipline-was-acceptabl…

Dec 5 2014: Australian inquiry hears of child rape at yoga ashram
http://zeenews.india.com/…/australian-inquiry-hears-of-chil…

Dec 8 2014: Mangrove Mountain Ashram’s handmaiden claims Guru raped her with gun

http://zeenews.india.com/…/mangrove-mountain-ashrams-handma…

Dec 8 2014: Mangrove Mountain Ashram’s handmaiden claims Guru raped her with gun
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-136211.html

Audio:
Dec 2 2014: Claims Mangrove Mountain Yoga Ashram shut down sex abuse victims on social media (overview report with excerpts from victims’ accounts – also transcribed on page)http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2014/s4140715.htm
Dec 4 2014: Ashram life was like ‘Lord of the Flies’ for children: abuse victim (focuses on APR’s account and Tim Clarke re compensation)http://www.abc.net.au/…/ashram-life-was-like-lord-o…/5945220

Video/TV Report
http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2014/s4146412.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzP7-eNcI5g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtKYbuyz_sk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGIbVPcs-Xk
http://www.skynews.com.au/…/yoga-master-groomed-children-fo…
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Brutal-initiation-ceremony-Sat…
Blogs/Opinion:
http://t.co/4tpJFH0RIv (Long url: http://estherrockett.com/…/satyananda-yoga-mangrove-mounta…/)
http://northwoodssaveachild.blogspot.jp/
http://guardianlv.com/…/yoga-can-it-be-tainted-by-faulty-l…/
http://janakisblog.wordpress.com/
http://mindful-yoga.blogspot.gr/…/when-guru-rapes-reprise.h…
http://mindful-yoga.blogspot.gr/20…/…/when-master-rapes.html
http://www.nokfoundation.com/shivadasi.pdf
http://omswami.com/2014/12/betrayal-trust.html
http://matthewremski.com/…/boycott-satyanandas-literature-…/
http://matthewremski.com/…/boycott-satyanandas-literature-…/
http://jayakula.org/sex-abuse-and-lies/
Dec. 16, 2014: Satyananda Yoga Reeling from Horrific Details of Sex Abuse, Rape Allegations and Accountability http://yogadork.com/…/satyananda-yoga-reeling-from-horrifi…/
http://www.radikalfreedomblog.com/…/the-thousand-petals-an…/
Other documents:
Medical Tribunal report of the Mangrove ashram Nad – Henry Sztulman for inappropriate prescribing of narcoticswww.mcnsw.org.au/resources/257/Sztulman.pdf

Related books, articles, sites and videos on guru disciple relationship and psychology & ethics
http://www.exoticindiaart.com/…/laughing-swamis-australian…/
http://www.watoday.com.au/…/celebrity-no-longer-protection-…
http://vimeo.com/18820938
http://www.alice-miller.com/index_en.php
http://www.new-synapse.com/aps/wordpress/?p=350
http://forum.culteducation.com/list.php?12
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpEJXItN9wI
http://www.amazon.com/The-Serpent-Rising-Spiri…/…/1877059501
http://www.strippingthegurus.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzP7-eNcI5g
https://www.facebook.com/notes/satyananda-yoga-reveal-the-truth/dalai-lama-on-teachers-abuse-of-power/630165810428762
https://www.facebook.com/internationalyogaallianceforethics
http://www.internationalyogaallianceforethics.com/