Universal Medicine cult in the NSW Northern Rivers

On 19 March 2019 I gave a talk in Lismore on the Unimed cult’s disruptive behaviour in the Northern Rivers. A lively audience of over 200 people came to the Lismore Workers Club to hear me speak for an info packed 2 hours. The recording with the slideshow is now available on YouTube.

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Surviving Universal Medicine – Olga speaks

It took a life-threatening experience for “Olga” to break away from Universal Medicine’s hold. First hand accounts like hers are exactly what this unscrupulous organization and its propaganda mill are aggressively attempting to keep from the public. Olga did everything she could to follow the “fiery path” to the “light of the soul” misleadingly marketed as “The Way of the Livingness”.

It nearly killed her.

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Have your say – $ergical excision: a guest post from Cult*ural In$ergent

The upside of blogging exposure of the Universal Medicine cult is contact with a number of brilliant, interesting and caring people who are just as concerned as I am about UM’s harms. All are welcome to submit a post or air their views here or on the FACTS blog, and choose their own accompanying music and artworks. DV.

By Cult*ural In$ergent

I’m not involved with Universal Medicine in any way (thankfully) but in the past I was acquainted with a couple – we first met when our children were quite young – who appear to have a deep involvement (part of the inner sanctum-onious).

Following a cancer diagnosis I was warned to steer clear of UM. What sound advice! It was the first I’d heard of ’em so I looked up the Universal Medicine site. I was surprised to see the photo of a young woman known to me from days gone by, now part of the UM family fold. I find it concerning, as this young woman is potentially very vulnerable due to her background.

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The Scarlet Woman – a regular reader tells her story of leaving a cult

The Scarlet Woman was not a follower of Universal Medicine or Serge Benhayon. She came up against the group when someone she thought a trustworthy health professional began referring her to Esoteric practitioners. At the same time they failed to refer her for appropriate medical care. A lot of pain, illness, ineffective therapy and expense later, she feels betrayed and duped. She has been reading this site since and recently wrote to me with some heartfelt concerns about UM, and how much empathy she feels for the cult’s victims. Scarlet, you see, grew up in a cult that has a number of parallels with UM, and was in it for four decades before she got out. I thought it might benefit all of us, and ex UM students in particular, if she told her story…

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Have Your Say – An Open Letter to Serge Benhayon


Photograph: Tamara Dean

In his first Have Your Say post, HDIH (How Does It Happen) wrote about the insidious influence of Universal Medicine on his beloved partner and the difficulties of holding his relationship and family together. In this open letter to Serge, he elaborates and appeals to readers to open a public dialogue, with a particular call to Universal Medicine’s students.

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