How to Recognise a Cult

The following articles provide information that will help you avoid a cult or be able to recognise when you are in one. Articles related specifically to Rigpa and Tibetan Buddhism as cults can be found here:

Checklist of mind control techniques: 

Undue Influence Continuum:

Traumatic Abuse in Cults:

The BITE model of mind control

Brainwashing techniques:

Psychology of the cult experience:

How to recognise communal abuse:

Cult Behaviour and Their Antidotes:

Traumatic Bonding:.

Why we don’t want to let go:

On Gurus and Cults