Are ‘Spiritual’ Centres Cults?
Is there a culture of charismatic personality?
Charismatic:exercising a compelling charm which inspires devotion in others.
When we become dependent, we are controlled by others’ determinations.
The Buddha did not advise,
“Do not take my word for it; test it for yourself,”
for no reason.
Exoticism makes person more attractive to people.
We see this throughout history.
We become spell bound.