Aum shinrikyo (supreme truth), now known as aleph, founded by shoko asahara , is a japanese religious cult obsessed with the apocalypse the previously obscu. Browse the aum shinrikyo cult latest photos view images and find out more about the aum shinrikyo cult at getty images. Chronology of aum shinrikyo (continued) date aum related incident summary agent: method of dissemination location perpetrator(s) target consequences apparent motive.
Ahead of the 20th anniversary of aum shinrikyo's deadly sarin attack in tokyo, we talk to three people with intimate knowledge of the cult in a bid to find out how it was able to exert so much. Aum shinrikyo also had a number of commercial enterprises, even a company that manufactured computers imported components from taiwan were assembled in a cult factory at kamakuishki and sold in aum's computer store in downtown tokyo. A japanese religious movement founded in 1984 by shoko asahara, which is a composite belief system based on asahara's idiosyncratic interpretations of yoga, buddhism, christianity, and nostradamus aum gained international notoriety in 1995 when it carried out a sarin gas attack in the tokyo subway. Outline • leadership: shoko asahara • aum shinrikyo's ideology • aum shinrikyo's scope and structure • indoctrination into aum • the sarin attack.
Doctrine aum shinrikyo/aleph is a syncretic belief system that draws upon asahara's idiosyncratic interpretations of elements of early indian buddhism and tibetan buddhism, as well as hinduism, taking shiva as the main image of worship and incorporating millennialist ideas from the christian book of revelation, yoga, and the writings of nostradamus. The cult was never banned in japan, and lives on in offshoots including aleph and hikari no wa, which have an estimated 1,500 followers today. News about aum shinrikyo commentary and archival information about aum shinrikyo from the new york times. Aum shinrikyo's 1995 attack on tokyo's subway system killed 13 people and injured more than 6,000 others.
Shoko asahara, the leader of the aum shinrikyo cult, was executed by hanging today for the deaths of over a dozen people in a terrorist attack on a tokyo subway in 1995. At the height of the morning rush hour in tokyo, japan, five two-man terrorist teams from the aum shinrikyo religious cult, riding on separate subway trains. Find great deals on ebay for aum shinrikyo shop with confidence.
It gassed the tokyo subway, microwaved its enemies and tortured its members so why is the aum cult thriving. Aum shinrikyo was a religious group, once classified as a religion by the japanese government (pangi), that existed as aum shinrikyo from 1987 to 2000 (japan) in 2000 the group rebranded itself as aleph, and in 2007 some of it's members split off to form a new group known as hakari no wa (reader. Aum shinrikyo was a doomsday cult with religious overtones founded by shoko asahara in 1984 it was responsible for the sarin attack in toyko in 1995 which killed 13 people the group never. Tokyo subway attack of 1995 workers cleaning a train car after members of aum shinrikyo released sarin in the tokyo subway system, march 1995 kyodo/landov. Grab one or more of these great books and brush up on the current debates in nuclear policy, nonproliferation and deterrence, biosecurity, and cyberspace.
News japan executes remaining aum shinrikyo doomsday cult members the last of 13 cult members who had been sitting on death row have been put to death. Aleph: aleph, japanese new religious movement that, when known as aum shinrikyo, staged a sarin gas attack on the tokyo subway system in 1995. Aum shinrikyo is a japanese cult movement founded by shoko asahara which carried out a terrorist attack on a tokyo subway in 1995 although it claims to be a new religious movement, several governments regard it as a terrorist movement.
Aum shinrikyo, which is also known as aum and aleph, is a japanese cult that combines tenets from buddhism, hinduism, and is obsessed with the apocalypse the group made headlines around the world. Aum supreme truth (aum) a cult (also know as aum shinrikyo  and aleph) established in 1987 by shoko asahara, the aum aimed to take over japan  and then the world. Rome — the japanese doomsday cult aum shinrikyo (supreme truth) has been pretty quiet since its members, following the orders of its founder, shoko asahara, killed 13 people and sent more than. Some cult members, who killed 13 people in a sarin gas attack on the tokyo subway in 1995, have been moved to new facilities.