How was Yogi Bhajan different than all the others Eastern Gurus?

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Here is a question for you: When you hear about physical and sexual abuses from other Indian guru’s such as

  •  Iyengar Yoga – BKS Iyengar, (Iyengar Yoga) ‘Beat Kick Slap’ Iyengar – violent with students
  •  Bikram Yoga – Bikram Choudhury, (Bikram Yoga) – Bikram’s Abuse – Netflix has a whole video on this guy.
  • Ashtanga Yoga – Pattabhi Jois – YouTube Search – be warned, you may see him humping students.
  • Sivindanda Yoga – Swami Vishnudevenanda – Wikipedia – sexual abuses
  • Tibetan Buddhism – Chogyam Trungpa (Shambhala) – Denver Post – sexual abuses

Actually, there is the whole list to be found here:

For people still in 3HO, when you hear about all these horrific behaviors, do you say to yourself ‘good thing I got the only true teacher to come out of India’, or do you start to think it might have been most of them were creeps? Maybe YB was a creep too?

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