December 13th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
australian, cult, cults, jan hamilton, ken dyers, kenja, sect, sects
Kenja is an Australian group whose name comes from its two founders – Ken and Jan. The organisation utilises a technique called 'Energy Conversion Mediation' that they say helps people with their "attached spirits". Sound familiar?
September 20th, 2017 | Season 1 | 47 mins 56 secs
anne hamilton-byrne, australian, ben shenton, cult, cults, forced adoption, religion, sarah moore, sect, sects, spirituality, the family, yoga
Anne Hamilton-Byrne led the most notorious Australian cult to date, The Family. Full of middle class doctors, lawyers, architects and nurses, she preached a mix of Christianity, Buddhism and spirituality, claiming herself to be the reincarnation of Christ. By the late '60s, she had fixed upon the idea of creating the perfect race of children to take the world forward after her predicted apocalypse.