Cults

Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-hosts of the podcast Serial Killers) explore the history and psychology behind the most notorious cults. Cults is a Spotify Original from Parcast.

True Crime
History
Society & Culture
1
“NXIVM” Pt. 1: The Carrot and the Stick
After acing an IQ test in 1988, 28-year-old Keith Raniere was able to brand himself “The Smartest Man in the World.”
44 min
2
“Rajneeshpuram” Pt. 2 - Ma Anand Sheela
Ma Anand Sheela orchestrated Rajneeshpuram’s movement from India to Oregon.
58 min
3
"Rajneeshpuram” - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Prophesied to die young and surviving near-death-experiences, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh felt discomfort with his own mortality from a young age.
52 min
4
Welcome Trailer!
1 min