Report: #1382652

Complaint Review: Eckankar

  • Submitted: Sun, July 02, 2017
  • Updated: Sun, July 02, 2017
  • Reported By: Peter — Saint Paul Minnesota USA
  • Eckankar
    7450 Powers Blvd.
    Chanbhassan, Minnesota

Eckankar The Religion of the Light and Sound of God eckankar holds private information on all members permanetly from emails and letters to use against them legally in threatening legal disputes and otherwise as blackmail. Chanbhassan Minnesota

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I have never filed a report like this one. I do it out of desperation. No one would believe me unless I made this public to expose those whom people trust without knowing the truth about them. 


I took a teachers course to become an arahata in eckankar so that I could teach satsang classes based on the discourses of Harold Klemp our spiritual leader. This was as easy as a weekend of classes and then I became an arahata teacher. But I did not know how heavily controlled I would be by eckankar in this position as teacher.


This year eckankar has a European program and they are basing making money off this event. Any thing that stands in the way of this event is blocked by the regional eckankar spiritual aides. In this case it is any trouble makers. Also those who would expose eckankar currency practices.  


Nevertheless most alarming what I found out is the computer records held on members. With very private damaging information which eckankar holds to use in case a member makes trouble for eckankar.


Eckankar have an app where you go online and can write a letter to Harold Klemp who does not read the email. But it is passed onto administration who reads the emails and gathers the information.

Sends the email and letters onto eckankar's legal department. The legal department categorizes and stores the information on a need basis. In case anything goes wrong and they are held liable for damages done to we members.


I found this out because while teaching a class a student deemed dangerous to eckankar was singled out. I was required to furnish details to the spiritual services representive at our eckankar center.


I was threatened with removal of my teaching responsibility. Also  threat of no more initiations and even removing those I had. Threatened if I did not pass on any communications I had had with that person.


It was a very scary experience for me because I never knew how vicious and cunning eckankar was until I had this recent experience.


The RESA's just talk and refer to who they deem trouble makers in the most hateful, unloving and derogatory ways. Which I would have never imagined from people who are considered by eckankar to be their highest representatives. Such people like RESA Schnider.


I think this way these higher initiates and RESAs refer to these trouble maker people in such a unloving and hurtful way is bad for that person. Because they have such hate directed at them. But I have to question the honesty, accuracy and certainty that I am associated with a spiritual religious group?


Mostly I am alarmed that my private emails and letters are kept by the eckankar and legal department. For use against me and other chelas if we do not cooperate fully with them.


What can I do? I have been tricked by eckankar and thought this was a good group of people. I am frustrated because so many people don't know what kind of people run eckankar.


I was shocked to find out that there is a court trial this year in the United States. Organized by so many people who claim damages against eckankar. I thought it was some kind of joke or stunt. A joke or something done by a few people. But no it's a real court trial.

You send your letters to eckankar at your own risk. Because eckankar will keep the information you sent them. And use it against you if you make them mad. I work with computers and data systems and found out this painful truth by accident.

I hope somebody can help me because eckankar means me and other chelas harm. Nobody can protect us from these sneaky eckankar chiefs.


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