Swami Muktananda

Introduced to America in the 1970s by Baba Ram Dass, Muktananda was known as the ‘Guru’s guru’ and was a widely respected teacher of meditation and yoga. However, many of his followers have since come out and claimed that Muktananda allowed, even encouraged, guns and violence into his ashrams, and grew rich and corrupt from his devotees work efforts. He also claimed to be completely celibate but it’s alleged that he regularly had sex with female devotees. The Secret Life of Swami Muktanand by William Rodarmor “There is no deity superior to the Guru, no gain better than the Guru’s grace … no state higher than meditation on the Guru.” -Muktananda ON THE American consciousness circuit, Baba Muktananda was known as the “guru’s guru,” one of the most respected meditation masters ever to come out of India. Respected, that is, until now. When Baba Ram Dass introduced him to the…

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