Bibliography of Prem Rawat and related organizations

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Bibliography of Prem Rawat and related organizations lists bibliographical material regarding Prem Rawat and organizations like Divine Light Mission,[1] Elan Vital and The Prem Rawat Foundation.

Legenda
  • Except in verbatim quotations (of titles etc.) Prem Rawat is always listed under that name in the columns below, whatever the dominant alternative name (Guru Maharaj Ji, Maharaji,...) at the time of the publication.
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Author(s) Date Type Title Published in/by Place Other specifics
Rawat, Prem 1970-11-08 Public address Peace Bomb satsang And It Is Divine (transcript: 1972)
The Golden Age (transcript: 1978)
India, Delhi (Hindi)
U.S. (1972)
Australia (1978)
[2][3][4][5]
1970-11-09 Article (newspaper) Hindustan Times India [6]
1970-11-10 Article (newspaper) Navbharat Times India (Hindi) [7]
1970 Book (part) Guinness Book of World Records Sterling Publishing U.S. [8]
1971-06-17 Article (newspaper) Hallelujah! The mini Guru, aged 13, cometh Evening Standard UK, London [9]
1971-06-18 Article (newspaper) Worshippers greet the boy guru 'straight from Heaven' Daily Mirror UK, London p. 12[10]
Rawat, Prem 1971-06 Public address Glastonbury Festival address Glastonbury Fayre (footage: 1972) UK, Glastonbury
UK (footage)
[11][12][13][14]
1971-08-02 Article (magazine) Boy Guru Newsweek U.S. p. 72[15]
Allen, Henry 1971-09-14 Article (newspaper) Pretty Far-Out Little Dude The Washington Post U.S., Washington, D.C. p. B1[16]
Rawat, Prem 1971-09-17 Public address Colorado Satsang Who Is Guru Maharaj Ji? (transcript: 1973) U.S., Colorado [17]
1970s Magazine Divine Times Divine Light Mission U.S. [18]
1970s(–) Periodical The Divine Times Divine Light Mission UK [19][20]
Rawat, Prem 1972 Book Reflections on an Indian Sunrise Divine Light Mission [21][22]
Ashokanand (mahatma)
Sandoz, Jaques (directors)
1972 Film (documentary) Satguru Has Come Shri Hans Films [4][23]
1972-10-23 Article (newspaper) Pilgrims jet to see Divine Light The Times UK, London p. 12[20]
1972-11-09 Article (newspaper) Guru's 'Bank' Seized Los Angeles Times (Reuters) U.S., Los Angeles p. A15[24]
1972-11-19 Article (newspaper) India investigates guru's finances The Times (AP) UK, London p. 8[25]
1972-11-27 Article (magazine) Junior Guru TIME U.S. [26]
Daniel, Leon 1972-12-10 Article (newspaper) 15-Year-Old Hottest Star of Guru Circuit Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. C8[27]
1970s Magazine And It Is Divine Shri Hans Productions
Divine Light Mission
U.S. [28]
Blue Aquarius
(Bhole Ji et al.)
1973 Album (music) Blue Aquarius Stax: Gospel Truth Series U.S. GTS-2725[29]
1973-02-03 Article (newspaper) Guru's Pupil Slates Talk Syracuse Post-Standard U.S. p. 3[30]
Rawat, Prem 1973-04-01 Article (magazine)
Film
DUO proclamation and satsang Divine Times Vol. II No. 6 by Shri Hans Productions (DLM)
(film:) Shri Hans Films
U.S., Denver, Colorado [31]
1973-08–
1973-09
Magazine Divine Light News Divine Light Mission Australia Vol. I, Nos. 1-3[32]
1973-08-08 Article (newspaper) Guru Gets Testimonial And Some Pie in Face New York Times U.S., New York p. 43[33]
1973-08-08 Article (newspaper) 15-Year Old Guru Slapped in Face by Shaving Cream Pie Los Angeles Times (UPI) U.S., Los Angeles p. 2[34]
1973-08-08 Article (newspaper) Guru Set For Honor, Gets Pie In Face Independent
Press-Telegram (UPI)
U.S., Long Beach, California p. A-6[35]
1973-09-03 Article (newspaper) Guru Maharaj Ji: Ulcer The Washington Post U.S., Washington, D.C. p. B7[36]
1973-09-04 Article (newspaper) The 'Perfect Master' from India has an ulcer Stars and Stripes (AP) U.S. p. 6[37]
Carter, Malcolm N. 1973-09-23 Article (newspaper) Guru Keeps Track Of Subjects With Computer Great Bend Tribune (AP) U.S., Kansas p. 11[38]
Milner, Bart 1973-09-23 Article (newspaper) Casting some shadows on the movement of Divine Light The Times UK, London [39]
1973 Film Who Is Guru Maharaj Ji Shri Hans Productions U.S. [40]
Cameron, Charles
Davis, Rennie
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1973-11 Book Who Is Guru Maharaj Ji? Bantam Books U.S. [23]
Rawat, Prem
Griffin, Merv
1973-11-28 TV show (interview) The Merv Griffin Show U.S. [41]
Morgan, Ted 1973-12-09 Article Oz in the Astrodome: Middle-class premies find Guru The New York Times Magazine U.S., New York Section 6, pp. 37–39, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 104[42]
Du Plessix Gray, Francine
Kelley, Ken
1973-12-13 Article (magazine) Blissing out in Houston (du Plessix Gray)
Blackjack Love (Kelley)
The New York Review of Books Vol. 20 No. 20 U.S., New York pp. 36–43[43]
Winder, Gail
Horowitz, Carol
1973-12 Article (magazine) What's Behind the 15-Year-Old Guru Maharaj Ji? The Realist No. 97-C U.S., San Francisco, California pp. 1–5[44]
Latimer, Dean 1974-01 Article (magazine) Who is Guru Maharaj Ji and why is he saying all these terrible things about God? Penthouse Vol. 5 No. 5 U.S. pp. 65–66[45]
Kelley, Ken 1974-01-19 Article (newspaper) Get Your Red-Hot Panaceas! New York Times U.S., New York p. 31[46]
Du Plessix Gray, Francine
Kelley, Ken
Apter, Joan
et al.
1974-01-24 Article (magazine) Knowledge of the Guru, replies to Joan Apter and to Nicholas B. Dirks, Charles R. D. Lindley, Leela A. Wood The New York Review of Books Vol. 20 Nos. 21 & 22 U.S., New York [47]
Kelley, Ken 1974-02 Article (magazine) Over the hill at 16 Ramparts No. 12 U.S. pp. 40–44[48]
Goldsmith, Paul
Traum, Artie
1974-02 Article (magazine) Bliss and Bones in the Astrodome Crawdaddy U.S. pp. 62–65[49]
Adler, Dick 1974-02-23 Article (newspaper) TV Review: Videotape Explorers on Trail of a Guru Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. B2[50]
Shamberg, Michael (dir.)
Rawat, Prem
Davis, Rennie
et al.
1974-02-24 Film (documentary) Lord of the Universe Top Value Television U.S. [51]
O'Connor, John J. 1974-02-25 Article (newspaper) TV: Meditating on Young Guru and His Followers: Maharaj Ji Is Focus of P.B.S. Documentary: Astrodome Gathering Yields Splendid Show New York Times U.S., New York p. 53[52]
Kelley, Ken 1974-03 Article (magazine) An East Indian Teen-Ager Says He Is God Vogue U.S. [53]
Elman, Richard 1974-03 Article (magazine) Godhead Hi-Jinx: Starring the Guru Maharaj Ji Creem U.S. p. 37-39[12]
1974-03–
1979-10
Magazine The Golden Age Divine Light Mission
Duo Productions
Australia Vol. 1-55[54]
Levine, Richard 1974-03-14 Article (magazine) When The Lord of All The Universe Played Houston: Many are called but few show up Rolling Stone No. 156 U.S. pp. 36–50[55]
Gortner, Marjoe 1974-05 Article (magazine) Who Was Guru Maharaj Ji? Just think of him as a spare tire Oui U.S. pp. 90–133[56]
Scheer, Robert 1974-06 Article (magazine) Death of the Salesman: for rennie davis (model high school student, antiwar spokesman and chief proselytizer for guru maharaj ji) the media always meant the message Playboy U.S. pp. 107–108, 112, 236, 238-240[57]
Kelley, Ken 1974-07 Article (magazine) I See The Light: In which a young journalist pushes a cream pie into the face of His Divine Fatness and gets his skull cracked open by two disciples Penthouse U.S. pp. 98–100, 137-138, 146, 148, 150-151[58]
Baxter, Ernie 1974-08 Article (magazine) The multi-million dollar religion ripoff Argosy No. 380 U.S. pp. 72, 77-81[59]
Dart, John 1974-11-27 Article (newspaper) Maharaj Ji Buys $400,000 Home Base in Malibu Area Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. B2[60]
1974 Entry in encyclopedic resource Current Biography Yearbook: 1974, entry: "Maharaj Ji, Guru" H. W. Wilson Company U.S. p. 254 ff.[61]
Frazier, Deborah 1975-03-23 Article (newspaper) Growing Pile of Unpaid Bills Beneath Guru's Spiritual Bliss Sunday Journal and Star (UPI) U.S., Lincoln, Nebraska p. 11A[62]
1975-03-24 Article (newspaper) Riches Called Goal of Divine Light Winnipeg Free Press (CP) U.S. [63]
1975-04-01 Article (newspaper) Mother Ousts Young Guru as Playboy Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. 2[64]
Belkind, Myron L. 1975-04-02 Article (newspaper) Guru's mother rejects him as religion chief Independent
Press-Telegram (AP)
U.S., Long Beach p. 9[65]
1975-04-09 Article (newspaper) Guru Tries to Take Control of Mission Ruston Daily Leader U.S. [66]
1975-04-18 Article (newspaper) Court Halts Heiress' Money Gift To Guru Charleston Daily Mail (API) U.S. [67]
Frazier, Deborah 1975-07-14 Article (newspaper) Guru Maharaj Ji: Pizza, Sports Cars and Millions of Followers Mansfield News Journal (UPI) U.S. [68]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1975 Book The Sayings of Guru Maharaj Ji Divine United Organization
Shri Sant Yogashram, Hans Marg
India, New Delhi Several volumes[69]
1976-02-20 Article (newspaper) Maharaj Ji Wins Fight For Mission The Washington Post U.S., Washington, D.C. p. C7

[70]

Cornell, George W. 1976-03-05 Article (newspaper) Group Led by Teen Guru Toning Down Eastern Style Albuquerque Journal U.S. [71]
1976-03-06 Article (newspaper) Spiritual group's claims, practices are changing Evening Capital (AP) U.S. [72]
Brown, Mick 1976-04-17 Article (magazine) Perfect Master and unholy squabbles: The Guru comes of age Street Life UK pp. 18–19[13]
Mishler, Bob
Frazier, Deborah (UPI: interviewer)
1976-05 Interview (magazine) Part of the mainstream The Golden Age No. 29 Australia p. 8 ff.[73]
Thurmond, Strom (U.S. Congress senator) 1976-07-20 US Congressional Record Prem Rawat's Inspirational Message to the United States Citizen's Congress US Congress U.S., Washington, D.C. [74]
Messer, Jeanne 1976 Essay in book Guru Maharaj Ji and the Divine Light Mission The New Religious Consciousness by Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.), University of California Press U.S., Berkeley, California pp. 52–72[75][76]
1977–1980s Magazine (quarterly) Élan Vital Divine Light Mission U.S. ISSN 0195-2145[77]
1977-10-19 Article (newspaper) Guru Maharaj Ji becomes a citizen of the U.S. Rocky Mountain News U.S., Denver, Colorado [78]
Como, Don (dir.)
Donovan (music)
Davis, Rennie
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1977 Film (part) Aliens from Spaceship Earth U.S. [79]
Stoner, Carroll
Parke, Jo Anne
1977 Book (part) All Gods Children: The Cult Experience - Salvation Or Slavery? Chilton U.S. ISBN 0-8019-6620-5[80]
Foss, Daniel A.
Larkin, Ralph W.
1978 Essay in periodical Worshiping the Absurd: The Negation of Social Causality among the Followers of Guru Maharaj Ji Sociological Analysis Vol. 39 No. 2 by Association for the Sociology of Religion U.S. DOI 10.2307/3710215, pp. 157-164[81]
Rawat, Prem 1978 Book The Living Master: quotes from Guru Maharaj Ji Divine Light Mission U.S., Denver [22][82]
Collier, Sophia 1978 Book (autobiography) Soul Rush: The Odyssey of a Young Woman of the '70s William Morrow & Co. U.S., New York ISBN 0-688-03276-1[83]
Pilarzyk, Thomas 1978 Essay in periodical The Origin, Development, and Decline of a Youth Culture Religion: An Application of Sectarianization Theory Review of Religious Research Vol. 20 No. 1 by Religious Research Association U.S. pp. 23–43[84]
1978
2001
Book (part) Religious Requirements and Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for Chaplains
Army Pamphlet 165-13
U.S. Department of the Army
Kirchner Associates
(2001:) The Minerva Group
U.S. (2001:) ISBN 0-89875-607-3 p. II-5 ff.[1]
Forster, Mark 1979-01-12 Article (newspaper) Firm Loyalty: Guru's Sect: Misgivings in Malibu
Malibu Guru Maintains Following Despite Rising Mistrust of Cults
Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. A1, 3,...[85]
Mishler, Bob
Tesler, Gary
et al.
1979-02-12 Interview (radio) Bob Mishler Radio Interview KOA radio station U.S., Denver, Colorado [86][87]
Downton, James V., Jr. 1979-07 Book (monography) Sacred journeys: The conversion of young Americans to Divine Light Mission Columbia University Press U.S., Columbia ISBN 0-231-04198-5[88]
Kemeny, Jim 1979 Essay in periodical Comment: On Foss, Daniel A. and Ralph W. Larkin. 1978. "Worshiping the Absurd: The Negation of Social Causality among the Followers of Guru Maharaj Ji." Sociological Analysis 39, 2: 157-164 Sociological Analysis Vol. 40 No. 3 by Association for the Sociology of Religion U.S. pp. 262–264[89]
Nelson, G. K. 1979 Essay in periodical A Comment on Pilarzyk's Article "The Origin, Development and Decline of a Youth Culture Religion" (RRR, Fall, 1978) Review of Religious Research Vol. 21 No. 1 U.S. pp. 108–109[90]
Pilarzyk, Thomas 1979 Essay in periodical The Cultic Resilience of the Divine Light Mission: A Reply to Nelson Review of Religious Research Vol. 21 No. 1 U.S. pp. 109–112[91]
Price, Maeve 1979 Essay in periodical The Divine Light Mission as a social organization The Sociological Review Vol. 27 UK, Keele, Staffordshire pp. 279–296[92]
Galanter, Marc
Buckley, P.
1979 Essay in periodical Mystical Experience, spiritual knowledge, and a contemporary ecstatic religion British Journal of Medical Psychology No. 52 UK pp. 281– 289[93]
Davis, Ivor 1979-12-19 Article (newspaper) Malibu opposes plan to build heliport for Divine Light guru The Times UK, London p. 12[94]
Rawat, Prem 1980 Book Light Reading Divine Light Mission U.S., Miami Beach [22][95]
Rudin, James A.
Rudin, Marcia R.
1980-06 Book (part) Prison or Paradise?: The New Religious Cults Fortress Press U.S., Philadelphia ISBN 0-8006-0637-X
p.63-65[96]
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1980 Essay in periodical The Limits of 'Coercive Persuasion' as an Explanation for Conversion to Authoritarian Sects Political Psychology Vol. 2 No. 2 by International Society of Political Psychology U.S., New York pp. 22–37[97]
Stones, C. R.
Philbrick, J. I.
1980 Essay in periodical Purpose in Life in South Africa: A Comparison of American and South African Beliefs Psychological Reports Vol. 47 South Africa pp. 739–42[98]
Aagaard, Johannes 1980 Article (periodical) Who Is Who In Guruism? Update: A Quarterly Journal on New Religious Movements Vol. IV No. 3 by Dialogcentret Denmark [99]
Kriegman, Daniel 1980 Book (part) A Psycho-social Study of Religious Cults From the Perspective of Self Psychology, Appendix A: "The Guru Mahara Ji Group: An experiential description: the journey to God" Boston University U.S. Doctoral dissertation
pp. 164–188
references: pp. 218–220
[100]
Downton, James V., Jr. 1980-12 Essay in periodical An Evolutionary Theory of Spiritual Conversion and Commitment: The Case of Divine Light Mission Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Vol. 19 No. 4 U.S.
UK
ISSN 0021-8294
pp. 381–396[101]
Lammers, Jos 1981-02-14 Article (magazine) Het concern van Guru Maharaj ji: Vijf jaar zakenman in dienst van de verlichting Haagse Post Vol. 68 No. 7 (Dutch) Netherlands, The Hague pp. 48–53[102]
1981-05-22 Article (newspaper) 1-Year Trial OKd for Sect's Helipad Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. F6[103]
Godfrey (justice) 1981-10-19 Court decision Dotter v. Maine Employment Sec. Commission Supreme Judicial Court of Maine U.S., Maine Case 435 A.2d 1368[104]
McGuire, Meredith B. 1981
20025
Book (part) Religion: the Social Context Ch. 5 "The Dynamics of Religious Collectivities", section "How Religious Collectivities Develop and Change", sub-section "Organizational Transformations" Wadsworth U.S. ISBN 0-534-00951-4
5ISBN 0-534-54126-7
p. 175[105]
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1982-02 Essay in periodical Deprogramming, Brainwashing and the Medicalization of Deviant Religious Groups Social Problems Vol. 29 No. 3. by Society for the Study of Social Problems
University of California Press
U.S. pp. 283-297[106]
Brown, Chip 1982-02-15 Article (newspaper) Parents Versus Cult: Frustration, Kidnaping, Tears; A Question of Will: Law-Abiding Couple ... Who Became Kidnapers to Rescue Daughter from Her Guru The Washington Post U.S., Washington, D.C. p. A1[87]
Schwartz, Lita Linzer
Kaslow, Florence W.
1982-06-07 Essay in periodical The Cult Phenomenon: Historical, Sociological, and Familial Factors Contributing to Their Development and Appeal Marriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S. ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 3–30[107]
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1982-06-07 Essay in periodical Cults, Culture, and Community Marriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S. ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 57–79[108]
Ottenberg, Donald J. 1982-06-07 Essay in periodical Therapeutic Community and the Danger of the Cult Phenomenon Marriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S. ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 151–173[109]
Kranenborg, Reender 1982 Book (part) Oosterse Geloofsbewegingen in het Westen Netherlands (Dutch) ISBN 90-210-4965-1[5]
Schnabel, Paul 1982
(2007)
Book (part) Tussen stigma en charisma: nieuwe religieuze bewegingen en geestelijke volksgezondheid Van Loghum Slaterus
Digital library for Dutch literature
Netherlands
(Dutch)
ISBN 90-6001-746-3, p. 32, p. 53, p. 99, 101-102, p. 142[110]
1983-10-06 Article (periodical) Whatever Happened to Guru Maharaj Ji? Hinduism Today by Himalayan Academy U.S. ISSN 0896-0801[111]
Lans, Jan M. van der
Derks, Frans
1984 Essay in book Subgroups in Divine Light Mission Membership: A Comment on Downton Of Gods and Men: New Religious Movements in the West by Eileen Barker, ed.
Mercer University Press
U.S., Macon, GA ISBN 0-86554-095-0 pp. 303-308[112]
Chagnon, Roland 1985-01 Book (part) Trois nouvelles religions de la lumière et du son: la Science de la spiritualité, Eckankar, la Mission de la lumière divine Paulines
Médiaspaul (French)
Canada, Montréal
France, Paris
ISBN 2-89039-985-0[113][114]
Kriegman, Daniel
Solomon, L.
1985-04 Essay in periodical Cult groups and the narcissistic personality: The offer to heal defects in the self International Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol. 35 No. 2 U.S. pp. 239–261[115]
Pasternak, Judy 1985-07-07 Article (newspaper) Maharaji Denied in Bid to Triple Copter Use Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. 1[116]
Melton, J. Gordon 1986rev Entry in encyclopedic resource Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America, entry: "Divine Light Mission" Garland U.S., New York
UK, London
ISBN 0-8240-9036-5, pp. 141–145[22]
Lans, Jan M. van der
Derks, Frans
1986-06-14 Essay in periodical Premies Versus Sannyasins Update: A Quarterly Journal on New Religious Movements Vol. X No. 2 by Dialogcentret Denmark [117]
DuPertuis, Lucy 1986 Essay in periodical How People Recognize Charisma: The Case of Darshan in Radhasoami and Divine Light Mission Sociological Analysis: A Journal in the Sociology of Religion Vol. 47 No. 2 by Association for the Sociology of Religion U.S., Chicago ISSN 0038-0210
pp. 111-124[118]
Sharma, Arvind 1986 Essay in book New Hindu Religious Movements in India New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change by James A. Beckford
Unesco/Sage Publications
UK, London ISBN 0-8039-8003-5, p. 224[119]
Galanter, Marc 1989-05-04
19992
Book (part) Cults: Faith, Healing and Coercion Oxford University Press U.S. ISBN 0-19-505631-0
2ISBN 0-19-512369-7
2ISBN 0-19-512370-0
[120][121]
Tucker, Ruth A. 1989
1991
2004
Book (part) Another Gospel: alternative religions and the new age movement (1989)
Strange Gospels: a comprehensive survey of cults, alternative religions and the New Age movement (1991)
Another Gospel: Cults, Alternative Religions, and the New Age Movement (2004)
Academie Books (1989)
Zondervan (1989, 2004)
Marshall Pickering, Harpercollins (1991)
U.S. (1989, 2004)
UK (1991)
ISBN 0-310-40440-1 (1989)
ISBN 0-551-02277-9 (1991)
ISBN 0-310-25937-1 (2004)
p. 320, p. 364-365[122]
Björkqvist, Kaj 1990 Essay World-rejection, world-affirmation, and goal displacement: some aspects of change in three new religious movements of Hindu origin Encounter with India: Studies in Neohinduism (Nils G. Holm, ed.)
Åbo Akademi
Finland ISBN 951-649-731-4, pp. 79-99[123]
McIlwain, Doris J. F. 1990
(2006-06)
Book (part) Impatient for paradise: a rites of passage model of the role of the psychological predispositions in determining differential openness to involvement in new religious movements University of Sydney
Sydney eScholarship Repository
Australia, Sydney PhD Doctorate[124]
Melton, J. Gordon 1991
(1999-032)
(2008)
Entry in encyclopedic resource Religious Leaders of America, entry: "Guru Maharaj Ji" Gale; 2Gale Group
(2008:) Biography Resource Center
U.S., Michigan pp. 285–286.
2ISBN 0-8103-8878-2[125]
Juergensmeyer, Mark 1991
1996
Book (part) Radhasoami Reality: The Logic of a Modern Faith Princeton University Press U.S. ISBN 0-691-07378-3
ISBN 0-691-01092-7
pp. 206–207[126]
Mangalwadi, Vishal
Hoeksema, Kurt
19922 Book (part) The world of gurus: a critical look at the philosophies of India’s influential gurus and mystics. Cornerstone Press U.S., Chicago ISBN 0-940895-03-X (revised edition), pp. 137–138[127]
Melton, J. Gordon (Project Director)
Lewis, James R.
et al.
1993 Book (part) Religious Requirements and Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for Chaplains The Institute for the Study of American Religion U.S. chapter on Sikh/Sant Mat Groups, section: Elan Vital[128]
Barbour, John D. 1994 Book (part) Versions of Deconversion: Autobiography and the Loss of Faith University of Virginia Press U.S. ISBN 0-8139-1546-5
p. 170 ff.[129]
Gest, Alain
et al.
1995-12-22 Report (government) N° 2468: Rapport Fait au nom de la commission d'enquête sur les sectes, Ch. I.B: "Un phénomène difficile à mesurer" National Assembly, Parliamentary Commission on Cults (1995) (French) France p. 14 ff. [130]
Melton, J. Gordon (ed.)
5Shepard, Leslie (ed.)
19964
(2000-115)
(2008)
Entry in encyclopedic resource Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, entry: "Maharaj Ji, Guru" Gale; 5Thomson Gale
(2008:) Biography Resource Center
U.S. 4p. 803
5ISBN 0-8103-8570-8[131]
Winter, Mark
et al
1996-07-17 Magazine (special edition) The Divine Times: Special Edition 17 July 1996 [132]
Scheer, Robert 1997-04-01 Article (newspaper) How I Was Stood Up by the Venusians: Even a brief encounter with a cult's absurdity reveals its power to attract Los Angeles Times U.S., Los Angeles p. 7[133]
Brauns, John
et al.
1997– Web site Ex-Premie.org [134][135][136][137][138][139][140][141]
Jones, Rebecca 1998-01-30 Article (newspaper) Former Guru on a Different Mission Rocky Mountain News U.S., Denver, Colorado [134]
Lewis, James R. 1998-11-01
22005
Entry in encyclopedic resource Cults 1[in America]: A Reference Handbook, entries "Elan Vital (Divine Light Mission)" and "Maharaji (b. 1957)" ABC-Clio, Contemporary World Issues series U.S. ISBN 1-57607-031-X
2ISBN 1-85109-618-3
pp. 84-85, 121-122, 286-287, 307-308[142]
Richardson, James T. 1998 Entry in encyclopedic resource Encyclopedia of Religion and Society (William H. Swatos, Jr., ed.), entry: "Divine Light Mission" AltaMira Press
Sage publications
U.S.
UK
India
ISBN 0-7619-8956-0, p. 141[143]
Melton, J. Gordon 1999 Essay Brainwashing and the Cults: The Rise and Fall of a Theory in forthcoming The Brainwashing Controversy: An Anthology of Essential Documents CESNUR Italy [144]
Abgrall, Jean-Marie 2000 Book (part) Soul Snatchers: The Mechanics of Cults U.S., New York Algora Publishing ISBN 1-892941-04-X p. 285[145]
Rhodes, Ron 2001 Book (part) The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions: The Essential Guide to Their History, Their Doctrine, and Our Response Zondervan U.S. ISBN 0-310-23217-1
pp. 32, 170[146]
Barrett, David V. 2001
2003-05
Book (part) The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative Religions Cassell UK ISBN 0-304-35592-5
ISBN 1-84403-040-7
p. 65; Part Two: Alternative Religions & Other Groups, Ch. 14: Eastern Movements in the West, Elan Vital, p. 325-329[147]
Kent, Stephen A. 2001-10 Book (part) From Slogans to Mantras: Social Protest and Religious Conversion in the Late Vietnam War Era Syracuse University Press U.S. ISBN 0-8156-2923-0
ISBN 0-8156-2948-6[148]
Hassan, Steve
et al.
2001– Web page Elan Vital Steven Alan Hassan's Freedom of Mind Center U.S. [135]
Macgregor, John 2002-08-31 Article (magazine) Blinded by the Light Good Weekend Australia, Sydney pp. 38–42[136]
Geaves, Ron 2002
2004-03
Essay From Divine Light Mission to Elan Vital and Beyond: an Exploration of Change and Adaptation 2002 International Conference on Minority Religions, Social Change and Freedom of Conscience at University of Utah
(2004:) Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions Vol. 7 No. 3
U.S., Salt Lake City
(2004:) U.S.
(2004:) pp. 45–62[139]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
2003– TV series Words of Peace South America
North America
Europe
Satellite
[149][150]
Rawat, Prem 2003 Book Clarity The Prem Rawat Foundation U.S. ISBN 0-9740627-1-5[151]
2003 Essay "Premies" Complain to Google of "Ex-Premie.org" site Chilling Effects U.S. [138]
2003-07 Entry in encyclopedic resource The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Biography, entry: "Maharaj Ji" Houghton Mifflin U.S. ISBN 0-618-25210-X
p. 994[152]
Jackson, Sally 2004-03-11 Article (newspaper) Court lets 'cult' gag journalist The Australian Australia p. 21[153]
O’Regan, Mick (host)
Macgregor, John
et al.
2004-03-18 Interview (radio) Suppression Orders & the Media The Media Report on ABC Radio National Australia [154]
Thomas, Hedley 2004-04-24 Article (newspaper) Peace at a price The Courier-Mail Australia, Brisbane p. 35[155]
2004-11-29 Press release Words of Peace by Prem Rawat receives TV Award in Brazil tprf.net Press Room by The Prem Rawat Foundation U.S. [156]
Rawat, Prem
Wolf, Burt (interviewer)
2005 Interview (DVD) Inner Journey: A Spirited Conversation About Self-discovery The Prem Rawat Foundation U.S. OCLC 85767576
ASIN B000EDUGI4[157]
Rawat, Prem 2005-05-17 Public Address Maharaji at Thamamssat University Wikisource (transcript: 2006) Thailand, Bangkok [158]
2005-06-30 Article (newspaper) US names June 16 after Indian. Times of India India [159]
2006 Web page About Us Raj Vidya Kender India [160]
Geaves, Ron 2006 Essay in periodical Globalization, charisma, innovation, and tradition: An exploration of the transformations in the organisational vehicles for the transmission of the teachings of Prem Rawat (Maharaji) Journal of Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies Vol. 2 by Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies Association UK ISBN 978-1-4196-2696-8
pp. 44–62[161]
Mather, George
Nichols, Larry A.
Schmidt, Alvin J.
2006-08-01 Entry in encyclopedic resource Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions: Revised and Updated Edition, entry "ELAN VITAL / DIVINE LIGHT MISSION" Zondervan U.S. ISBN 0-310-23954-0[140]
Geaves, Ron 2006-10-30 Essay in book From Guru Maharaj Ji to Prem Rawat: Paradigm Shifts over the Period of Forty Years as a "Master" (1966-2006) Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft (eds.), Vol. IV: Asian Traditions, Greenwood Publishing Group US ISBN 0-275-98712-4
pp. 63–84[162]
2006-12-20 Newsletter (digital) Prem Rawat’s “Words of Peace” Receives Brazilian TV Award Inspire by The Prem Rawat Foundation U.S. [163]
Cagan, Andrea 2007-01-16 Book (biography) Peace is Possible: The Life and Message of Prem Rawat Mighty River Press U.S. ISBN 0-9788694-9-4
OCLC 123014238[164]
Mendick, Robert 2007-05-31 Article (newspaper) Cult leader gives cash to Lord Mayor appeal Evening Standard UK, London p. 4[165]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
2007-06-01 Public address Prem Rawat at Guildhall, London The Prem Rawat Foundation (DVD release) UK, London [166]
Rossiter, Joe 2007-11-25 Article (newspaper) Patrick Halley: Outgoing reporter lived colorful life Detroit Free Press U.S., Detroit [167]
Mendick, Robert 2007-11-30
2007-12-02
Article (newspaper) Guru followers asked to target Gandhi party Evening Standard
Gulf Times
UK, London
Qatar, Doha
[168]
Rawat, Prem
Robles, Marta (interviewer)
2007 Interview (DVD) Journey Within: a conversation between journalist Marta Robles and Prem Rawat, Barcelona, Spain The Prem Rawat Foundation [169]
Bromley, David G. 2007 Book (part) Teaching New Religious Movements Aar Teaching Religious Studies Series by American Academy of Religion U.S. ISBN 0-19-517729-0[170]
Metz, Cade 2008-02-06 Article (magazine) Wikipedia ruled by 'Lord of the Universe' The Register UK [141]
Finch, Michael 2009 Book Without the Guru: How I Took My Life Back After Thirty Years BookSurge Publishing U.S. ISBN 1-4392-4504-5

ISBN 978-1-4392-4504-0


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