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I mentioned in a previous post if you click on a little blue dot on pr's wiki page you can see what has been is the list of links he would prefer we didn't look at...

Bibliography of Prem Rawat and related organizations lists bibliographical material regarding Prem Rawat and organizations like Divine Light Mission,[1] Elan Vital and The Prem Rawat Foundation.

  • Except in verbatim quotations (of titles etc.) Prem Rawat is always listed under that name in the columns below, whatever the dominant alternative name (Guru Maharaj Ji, Maharaji,...) at the time of the publication.
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Author(s)DateTypeTitlePublished in/byPlaceOther specifics
Rawat, Prem1970-11-08Public addressPeace Bomb satsangAnd It Is Divine (transcript: 1972)
The Golden Age (transcript: 1978)
India, Delhi (Hindi)
U.S. (1972)
Australia (1978)
1970-11-09Article (newspaper)Hindustan TimesIndia[6]
1970-11-10Article (newspaper)Navbharat TimesIndia (Hindi)[7]
1970Book (part)Guinness Book of World RecordsSterling PublishingU.S.[8]
1971-06-17Article (newspaper)Hallelujah! The mini Guru, aged 13, comethEvening StandardUK, London[9]
1971-06-18Article (newspaper)Worshippers greet the boy guru 'straight from Heaven'Daily MirrorUK, Londonp. 12[10]
Rawat, Prem1971-06Public addressGlastonbury Festival addressGlastonbury Fayre (footage: 1972)UK, Glastonbury
UK (footage)
1971-08-02Article (magazine)Boy GuruNewsweekU.S.p. 72[15]
Allen, Henry1971-09-14Article (newspaper)Pretty Far-Out Little DudeThe Washington PostU.S., Washington, D.C.p. B1[16]
Rawat, Prem1971-09-17Public addressColorado SatsangWho Is Guru Maharaj Ji? (transcript: 1973)U.S., Colorado[17]
1970sMagazineDivine TimesDivine Light MissionU.S.[18]
1970s(–)PeriodicalThe Divine TimesDivine Light MissionUK[19][20]
Rawat, Prem1972BookReflections on an Indian SunriseDivine Light Mission[21][22]
Ashokanand (mahatma)
Sandoz, Jaques (directors)
1972Film (documentary)Satguru Has ComeShri Hans Films[4][23]
1972-10-23Article (newspaper)Pilgrims jet to see Divine LightThe TimesUK, Londonp. 12[20]
1972-11-09Article (newspaper)Guru's 'Bank' SeizedLos Angeles Times (Reuters)U.S., Los Angelesp. A15[24]
1972-11-19Article (newspaper)India investigates guru's financesThe Times (AP)UK, Londonp. 8[25]
1972-11-27Article (magazine)Junior GuruTIMEU.S.[26]
Daniel, Leon1972-12-10Article (newspaper)15-Year-Old Hottest Star of Guru CircuitLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. C8[27]
1970sMagazineAnd It Is DivineShri Hans Productions
Divine Light Mission
Blue Aquarius
(Bhole Ji et al.)
1973Album (music)Blue AquariusStax: Gospel Truth SeriesU.S.GTS-2725[29]
1973-02-03Article (newspaper)Guru's Pupil Slates TalkSyracuse Post-StandardU.S.p. 3[30]
Rawat, Prem1973-04-01Article (magazine)
DUO proclamation and satsangDivine Times Vol. II No. 6 by Shri Hans Productions (DLM)
(film Shri Hans Films
U.S., Denver, Colorado[31]
MagazineDivine Light NewsDivine Light MissionAustraliaVol. I, Nos. 1-3[32]
1973-08-08Article (newspaper)Guru Gets Testimonial And Some Pie in FaceNew York TimesU.S., New Yorkp. 43[33]
1973-08-08Article (newspaper)15-Year Old Guru Slapped in Face by Shaving Cream PieLos Angeles Times (UPI)U.S., Los Angelesp. 2[34]
1973-08-08Article (newspaper)Guru Set For Honor, Gets Pie In FaceIndependent
Press-Telegram (UPI)
U.S., Long Beach, Californiap. A-6[35]
1973-09-03Article (newspaper)Guru Maharaj Ji: UlcerThe Washington PostU.S., Washington, D.C.p. B7[36]
1973-09-04Article (newspaper)The 'Perfect Master' from India has an ulcerStars and Stripes (AP)U.S.p. 6[37]
Carter, Malcolm N.1973-09-23Article (newspaper)Guru Keeps Track Of Subjects With ComputerGreat Bend Tribune (AP)U.S., Kansasp. 11[38]
Milner, Bart1973-09-23Article (newspaper)Casting some shadows on the movement of Divine LightThe TimesUK, London[39]
1973FilmWho Is Guru Maharaj JiShri Hans ProductionsU.S.[40]
Cameron, Charles
Davis, Rennie
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1973-11BookWho Is Guru Maharaj Ji?Bantam BooksU.S.[23]
Rawat, Prem
Griffin, Merv
1973-11-28TV show (interview)The Merv Griffin ShowU.S.[41]
Morgan, Ted1973-12-09ArticleOz in the Astrodome: Middle-class premies find GuruThe New York Times MagazineU.S., New YorkSection 6, pp. 37–39, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 104[42]
Du Plessix Gray, Francine
Kelley, Ken
1973-12-13Article (magazine)Blissing out in Houston (du Plessix Gray)
Blackjack Love (Kelley)
The New York Review of Books Vol. 20 No. 20U.S., New Yorkpp. 36–43[43]
Winder, Gail
Horowitz, Carol
1973-12Article (magazine)What's Behind the 15-Year-Old Guru Maharaj Ji?The Realist No. 97-CU.S., San Francisco, Californiapp. 1–5[44]
Latimer, Dean1974-01Article (magazine)Who is Guru Maharaj Ji and why is he saying all these terrible things about God?Penthouse Vol. 5 No. 5U.S.pp. 65–66[45]
Kelley, Ken1974-01-19Article (newspaper)Get Your Red-Hot Panaceas!New York TimesU.S., New Yorkp. 31[46]
Du Plessix Gray, Francine
Kelley, Ken
Apter, Joan
et al.
1974-01-24Article (magazine)Knowledge of the Guru, replies to Joan Apter and to Nicholas B. Dirks, Charles R. D. Lindley, Leela A. WoodThe New York Review of Books Vol. 20 Nos. 21 & 22U.S., New York[47]
Kelley, Ken1974-02Article (magazine)Over the hill at 16Ramparts No. 12U.S.pp. 40–44[48]
Goldsmith, Paul
Traum, Artie
1974-02Article (magazine)Bliss and Bones in the AstrodomeCrawdaddyU.S.pp. 62–65[49]
Adler, Dick1974-02-23Article (newspaper)TV Review: Videotape Explorers on Trail of a GuruLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. B2[50]
Shamberg, Michael (dir.)
Rawat, Prem
Davis, Rennie
et al.
1974-02-24Film (documentary)Lord of the UniverseTop Value TelevisionU.S.[51]
O'Connor, John J.1974-02-25Article (newspaper)TV: Meditating on Young Guru and His Followers: Maharaj Ji Is Focus of P.B.S. Documentary: Astrodome Gathering Yields Splendid ShowNew York TimesU.S., New Yorkp. 53[52]
Kelley, Ken1974-03Article (magazine)An East Indian Teen-Ager Says He Is GodVogueU.S.[53]
Elman, Richard1974-03Article (magazine)Godhead Hi-Jinx: Starring the Guru Maharaj JiCreemU.S.p. 37-39[12]
MagazineThe Golden AgeDivine Light Mission
Duo Productions
AustraliaVol. 1-55[54]
Levine, Richard1974-03-14Article (magazine)When The Lord of All The Universe Played Houston: Many are called but few show upRolling Stone No. 156U.S.pp. 36–50[55]
Gortner, Marjoe1974-05Article (magazine)Who Was Guru Maharaj Ji? Just think of him as a spare tireOuiU.S.pp. 90–133[56]
Scheer, Robert1974-06Article (magazine)Death of the Salesman: for rennie davis (model high school student, antiwar spokesman and chief proselytizer for guru maharaj ji) the media always meant the messagePlayboyU.S.pp. 107–108, 112, 236, 238-240[57]
Kelley, Ken1974-07Article (magazine)I See The Light: In which a young journalist pushes a cream pie into the face of His Divine Fatness and gets his skull cracked open by two disciplesPenthouseU.S.pp. 98–100, 137-138, 146, 148, 150-151[58]
Baxter, Ernie1974-08Article (magazine)The multi-million dollar religion ripoffArgosy No. 380U.S.pp. 72, 77-81[59]
Dart, John1974-11-27Article (newspaper)Maharaj Ji Buys $400,000 Home Base in Malibu AreaLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. B2[60]
1974Entry in encyclopedic resourceCurrent Biography Yearbook: 1974, entry: "Maharaj Ji, Guru"H. W. Wilson CompanyU.S.p. 254 ff.[61]
Frazier, Deborah1975-03-23Article (newspaper)Growing Pile of Unpaid Bills Beneath Guru's Spiritual BlissSunday Journal and Star (UPI)U.S., Lincoln, Nebraskap. 11A[62]
1975-03-24Article (newspaper)Riches Called Goal of Divine LightWinnipeg Free Press (CP)U.S.[63]
1975-04-01Article (newspaper)Mother Ousts Young Guru as PlayboyLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. 2[64]
Belkind, Myron L.1975-04-02Article (newspaper)Guru's mother rejects him as religion chiefIndependent
Press-Telegram (AP)
U.S., Long Beachp. 9[65]
1975-04-09Article (newspaper)Guru Tries to Take Control of MissionRuston Daily LeaderU.S.[66]
1975-04-18Article (newspaper)Court Halts Heiress' Money Gift To GuruCharleston Daily Mail (API)U.S.[67]
Frazier, Deborah1975-07-14Article (newspaper)Guru Maharaj Ji: Pizza, Sports Cars and Millions of FollowersMansfield News Journal (UPI)U.S.[68]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1975BookThe Sayings of Guru Maharaj JiDivine United Organization
Shri Sant Yogashram, Hans Marg
India, New DelhiSeveral volumes[69]
1976-02-20Article (newspaper)Maharaj Ji Wins Fight For MissionThe Washington PostU.S., Washington, D.C.p. C7


Cornell, George W.1976-03-05Article (newspaper)Group Led by Teen Guru Toning Down Eastern StyleAlbuquerque JournalU.S.[71]
1976-03-06Article (newspaper)Spiritual group's claims, practices are changingEvening Capital (AP)U.S.[72]
Brown, Mick1976-04-17Article (magazine)Perfect Master and unholy squabbles: The Guru comes of ageStreet LifeUKpp. 18–19[13]
Mishler, Bob
Frazier, Deborah (UPI: interviewer)
1976-05Interview (magazine)Part of the mainstreamThe Golden Age No. 29Australiap. 8 ff.[73]
Thurmond, Strom(U.S. Congresssenator)1976-07-20US Congressional RecordPrem Rawat's Inspirational Message to the United States Citizen's CongressUS CongressU.S., Washington, D.C.[74]
Messer, Jeanne1976Essay in bookGuru Maharaj Ji and the Divine Light MissionThe New Religious Consciousness by Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.), University of California PressU.S., Berkeley, Californiapp. 52–72[75][76]
1977–1980sMagazine (quarterly)Élan VitalDivine Light MissionU.S.ISSN 0195-2145[77]
1977-10-19Article (newspaper)Guru Maharaj Ji becomes a citizen of the U.S.Rocky Mountain NewsU.S., Denver, Colorado[78]
Como, Don (dir.)
Davis, Rennie
Rawat, Prem
et al.
1977Film (part)Aliens from Spaceship EarthU.S.[79]
Stoner, Carroll
Parke, Jo Anne
1977Book (part)All Gods Children: The Cult Experience - Salvation Or Slavery?ChiltonU.S.ISBN 0-8019-6620-5[80]
Foss, Daniel A.
Larkin, Ralph W.
1978Essay in periodicalWorshiping the Absurd: The Negation of Social Causality among the Followers of Guru Maharaj JiSociological Analysis Vol. 39 No. 2 by Association for the Sociology of ReligionU.S.DOI 10.2307/3710215, pp. 157-164[81]
Rawat, Prem1978BookThe Living Master: quotes from Guru Maharaj JiDivine Light MissionU.S., Denver[22][82]
Collier, Sophia1978Book (autobiography)Soul Rush: The Odyssey of a Young Woman of the '70sWilliam Morrow & Co.U.S., New YorkISBN 0-688-03276-1[83]
Pilarzyk, Thomas1978Essay in periodicalThe Origin, Development, and Decline of a Youth Culture Religion: An Application of Sectarianization TheoryReview of Religious Research Vol. 20 No. 1 by Religious Research AssociationU.S.pp. 23–43[84]
Book (part)Religious Requirements and Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for Chaplains
Army Pamphlet 165-13
U.S. Department of the Army
Kirchner Associates
(2001 The Minerva Group
U.S.(2001 ISBN 0-89875-607-3p. II-5 ff.[1]
Forster, Mark1979-01-12Article (newspaper)Firm Loyalty: Guru's Sect: Misgivings in Malibu
Malibu Guru Maintains Following Despite Rising Mistrust of Cults
Los Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. A1, 3,...[85]
Mishler, Bob
Tesler, Gary
et al.
1979-02-12Interview (radio)Bob Mishler Radio InterviewKOA radio stationU.S., Denver, Colorado[86][87]
Downton, James V., Jr.1979-07Book (monography)Sacred journeys: The conversion of young Americans to Divine Light MissionColumbia University PressU.S., ColumbiaISBN 0-231-04198-5[88]
Kemeny, Jim1979Essay in periodicalComment: On Foss, Daniel A. and Ralph W. Larkin. 1978. "Worshiping the Absurd: The Negation of Social Causality among the Followers of Guru Maharaj Ji." Sociological Analysis 39, 2: 157-164Sociological Analysis Vol. 40 No. 3 by Association for the Sociology of ReligionU.S.pp. 262–264[89]
Nelson, G. K.1979Essay in periodicalA Comment on Pilarzyk's Article "The Origin, Development and Decline of a Youth Culture Religion" (RRR, Fall, 1978)Review of Religious Research Vol. 21 No. 1U.S.pp. 108–109[90]
Pilarzyk, Thomas1979Essay in periodicalThe Cultic Resilience of the Divine Light Mission: A Reply to NelsonReview of Religious Research Vol. 21 No. 1U.S.pp. 109–112[91]
Price, Maeve1979Essay in periodicalThe Divine Light Mission as a social organizationThe Sociological Review Vol. 27UK, Keele, Staffordshirepp. 279–296[92]
Galanter, Marc
Buckley, P.
1979Essay in periodicalMystical Experience, spiritual knowledge, and a contemporary ecstatic religionBritish Journal of Medical Psychology No. 52UKpp. 281– 289[93]
Davis, Ivor1979-12-19Article (newspaper)Malibu opposes plan to build heliport for Divine Light guruThe TimesUK, Londonp. 12[94]
Rawat, Prem1980BookLight ReadingDivine Light MissionU.S., Miami Beach[22][95]
Rudin, James A.
Rudin, Marcia R.
1980-06Book (part)Prison or Paradise?: The New Religious CultsFortress PressU.S., PhiladelphiaISBN 0-8006-0637-X
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1980Essay in periodicalThe Limits of 'Coercive Persuasion' as an Explanation for Conversion to Authoritarian SectsPolitical Psychology Vol. 2 No. 2 by International Society of Political PsychologyU.S., New Yorkpp. 22–37[97]
Stones, C. R.
Philbrick, J. I.
1980Essay in periodicalPurpose in Life in South Africa: A Comparison of American and South African BeliefsPsychological Reports Vol. 47South Africapp. 739–42[98]
Aagaard, Johannes1980Article (periodical)Who Is Who In Guruism?Update: A Quarterly Journal on New Religious Movements Vol. IV No. 3 by DialogcentretDenmark[99]
Kriegman, Daniel1980Book (part)A Psycho-social Study of Religious Cults From the Perspective of Self Psychology, Appendix A: "The Guru Mahara Ji Group: An experiential description: the journey to God"Boston UniversityU.S.Doctoral dissertation
pp. 164–188
references: pp. 218–220
Downton, James V., Jr.1980-12Essay in periodicalAn Evolutionary Theory of Spiritual Conversion and Commitment: The Case of Divine Light MissionJournal for the Scientific Study of Religion Vol. 19 No. 4U.S.
ISSN 0021-8294
pp. 381–396[101]
Lammers, Jos1981-02-14Article (magazine)Het concern van Guru Maharaj ji: Vijf jaar zakenman in dienst van de verlichtingHaagse Post Vol. 68 No. 7 (Dutch)Netherlands, The Haguepp. 48–53[102]
1981-05-22Article (newspaper)1-Year Trial OKd for Sect's HelipadLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. F6[103]
Godfrey (justice)1981-10-19Court decisionDotter v. Maine Employment Sec. CommissionSupreme Judicial Court of MaineU.S., MaineCase 435 A.2d 1368[104]
McGuire, Meredith B.1981
Book (part)Religion: the Social Context Ch. 5 "The Dynamics of Religious Collectivities", section "How Religious Collectivities Develop and Change", sub-section "Organizational Transformations"WadsworthU.S.ISBN 0-534-00951-4
5ISBN 0-534-54126-7
p. 175[105]
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1982-02Essay in periodicalDeprogramming, Brainwashing and the Medicalization of Deviant Religious GroupsSocial Problems Vol. 29 No. 3. by Society for the Study of Social Problems
University of California Press
U.S.pp. 283-297[106]
Brown, Chip1982-02-15Article (newspaper)Parents Versus Cult: Frustration, Kidnaping, Tears; A Question of Will: Law-Abiding Couple ... Who Became Kidnapers to Rescue Daughter from Her GuruThe Washington PostU.S., Washington, D.C.p. A1[87]
Schwartz, Lita Linzer
Kaslow, Florence W.
1982-06-07Essay in periodicalThe Cult Phenomenon: Historical, Sociological, and Familial Factors Contributing to Their Development and AppealMarriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S.ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 3–30[107]
Robbins, Thomas
Anthony, Dick
1982-06-07Essay in periodicalCults, Culture, and CommunityMarriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S.ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 57–79[108]
Ottenberg, Donald J.1982-06-07Essay in periodicalTherapeutic Community and the Danger of the Cult PhenomenonMarriage & Family Review Volume 4 Issue 3-4
Haworth Press
U.S.ISSN 0149-4929
pp. 151–173[109]
Kranenborg, Reender1982Book (part)Oosterse Geloofsbewegingen in het WestenNetherlands (Dutch)ISBN 90-210-4965-1[5]
Schnabel, Paul1982
Book (part)Tussen stigma en charisma: nieuwe religieuze bewegingen en geestelijke volksgezondheidVan Loghum Slaterus
Digital library for Dutch literature
ISBN 90-6001-746-3p. 32p. 53p. 99, 101-102p. 142[110]
1983-10-06Article (periodical)Whatever Happened to Guru Maharaj Ji?Hinduism Today by Himalayan AcademyU.S.ISSN 0896-0801[111]
Lans, Jan M. van der
Derks, Frans
1984Essay in bookSubgroups in Divine Light Mission Membership: A Comment on DowntonOf Gods and Men: New Religious Movements in the West by Eileen Barker, ed.
Mercer University Press
U.S., Macon, GAISBN 0-86554-095-0 pp. 303-308[112]
Chagnon, Roland1985-01Book (part)Trois nouvelles religions de la lumière et du son: la Science de la spiritualité, Eckankar, la Mission de la lumière divinePaulines
Médiaspaul (French)
Canada, Montréal
France, Paris
ISBN 2-89039-985-0[113][114]
Kriegman, Daniel
Solomon, L.
1985-04Essay in periodicalCult groups and the narcissistic personality: The offer to heal defects in the selfInternational Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol. 35 No. 2U.S.pp. 239–261[115]
Pasternak, Judy1985-07-07Article (newspaper)Maharaji Denied in Bid to Triple Copter UseLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. 1[116]
Melton, J. Gordon1986revEntry in encyclopedic resourceEncyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America, entry: "Divine Light Mission"GarlandU.S., New York
UK, London
ISBN 0-8240-9036-5, pp. 141–145[22]
Lans, Jan M. van der
Derks, Frans
1986-06-14Essay in periodicalPremies Versus SannyasinsUpdate: A Quarterly Journal on New Religious Movements Vol. X No. 2 by DialogcentretDenmark[117]
DuPertuis, Lucy1986Essay in periodicalHow People Recognize Charisma: The Case of Darshan in Radhasoami and Divine Light MissionSociological Analysis: A Journal in the Sociology of Religion Vol. 47 No. 2 by Association for the Sociology of ReligionU.S., ChicagoISSN 0038-0210
pp. 111-124[118]
Sharma, Arvind1986Essay in bookNew Hindu Religious Movements in IndiaNew Religious Movements and Rapid Social Changeby James A. Beckford
Unesco/Sage Publications
UK, LondonISBN 0-8039-8003-5, p. 224[119]
Galanter, Marc1989-05-04
Book (part)Cults: Faith, Healing and CoercionOxford University PressU.S.ISBN 0-19-505631-0
2ISBN 0-19-512369-7
2ISBN 0-19-512370-0
Tucker, Ruth A.1989
Book (part)Another Gospel: alternative religions and the new age movement (1989)
Strange Gospels: a comprehensive survey of cults, alternative religions and the New Age movement (1991)
Another Gospel: Cults, Alternative Religions, and the New Age Movement (2004)
Academie Books (1989)
Zondervan (1989, 2004)
Marshall Pickering, Harpercollins (1991)
U.S. (1989, 2004)
UK (1991)
ISBN 0-310-40440-1 (1989)
ISBN 0-551-02277-9 (1991)
ISBN 0-310-25937-1 (2004)
p. 320p. 364-365[122]
Björkqvist, Kaj1990EssayWorld-rejection, world-affirmation, and goal displacement: some aspects of change in three new religious movements of Hindu originEncounter with India: Studies in Neohinduism(Nils G. Holm, ed.)
Åbo Akademi
FinlandISBN 951-649-731-4, pp. 79-99[123]
McIlwain, Doris J. F.1990
Book (part)Impatient for paradise: a rites of passage model of the role of the psychological predispositions in determining differential openness to involvement in new religious movementsUniversity of Sydney
Sydney eScholarship Repository
Australia, SydneyPhD Doctorate[124]
Melton, J. Gordon1991
Entry in encyclopedic resourceReligious Leaders of America, entry: "Guru Maharaj Ji"Gale; 2Gale Group
(2008 Biography Resource Center
U.S., Michiganpp. 285–286.
2ISBN 0-8103-8878-2[125]
Juergensmeyer, Mark1991
Book (part)Radhasoami Reality: The Logic of a Modern FaithPrinceton University PressU.S.ISBN 0-691-07378-3
ISBN 0-691-01092-7
pp. 206–207[126]
Mangalwadi, Vishal
Hoeksema, Kurt
19922Book (part)The world of gurus: a critical look at the philosophies of India’s influential gurus and mystics.Cornerstone PressU.S., ChicagoISBN 0-940895-03-X (revised edition), pp. 137–138[127]
Melton, J. Gordon(Project Director)
Lewis, James R.
et al.
1993Book (part)Religious Requirements and Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for ChaplainsThe Institute for the Study of American ReligionU.S.chapter on Sikh/Sant Mat Groups, section: Elan Vital[128]
Barbour, John D.1994Book (part)Versions of Deconversion: Autobiography and the Loss of FaithUniversity of Virginia PressU.S.ISBN 0-8139-1546-5
p. 170 ff.[129]
Gest, Alain
et al.
1995-12-22Report (government)N° 2468: Rapport Fait au nom de la commission d'enquête sur les sectes, Ch. I.B: "Un phénomène difficile à mesurer"National AssemblyParliamentary Commission on Cults (1995) (French)Francep. 14 ff. [130]
Melton, J. Gordon (ed.)
5Shepard, Leslie (ed.)
Entry in encyclopedic resourceEncyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, entry: "Maharaj Ji, Guru"Gale; 5Thomson Gale
(2008 Biography Resource Center
U.S.4p. 803
5ISBN 0-8103-8570-8[131]
Winter, Mark
et al
1996-07-17Magazine (special edition)The Divine Times: Special Edition 17 July 1996[132]
Scheer, Robert1997-04-01Article (newspaper)How I Was Stood Up by the Venusians: Even a brief encounter with a cult's absurdity reveals its power to attractLos Angeles TimesU.S., Los Angelesp. 7[133]
Brauns, John
et al.
Jones, Rebecca1998-01-30Article (newspaper)Former Guru on a Different MissionRocky Mountain NewsU.S., Denver, Colorado[134]
Lewis, James R.1998-11-01
Entry in encyclopedic resourceCults 1[in America]: A Reference Handbook, entries "Elan Vital (Divine Light Mission)" and "Maharaji (b. 1957)"ABC-Clio, Contemporary World Issues seriesU.S.ISBN 1-57607-031-X
2ISBN 1-85109-618-3
pp. 84-85121-122286-287307-308[142]
Richardson, James T.1998Entry in encyclopedic resourceEncyclopedia of Religion and Society (William H. Swatos, Jr., ed.), entry: "Divine Light Mission"AltaMira Press
Sage publications
ISBN 0-7619-8956-0, p. 141[143]
Melton, J. Gordon1999EssayBrainwashing and the Cults: The Rise and Fall of a Theory in forthcoming The Brainwashing Controversy: An Anthology of Essential DocumentsCESNURItaly[144]
Abgrall, Jean-Marie2000Book (part)Soul Snatchers: The Mechanics of CultsU.S., New YorkAlgora PublishingISBN 1-892941-04-Xp. 285[145]
Rhodes, Ron2001Book (part)The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions: The Essential Guide to Their History, Their Doctrine, and Our ResponseZondervanU.S.ISBN 0-310-23217-1
pp. 32170[146]
Barrett, David V.2001
Book (part)The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative ReligionsCassellUKISBN 0-304-35592-5
ISBN 1-84403-040-7
p. 65; Part Two: Alternative Religions & Other Groups, Ch. 14: Eastern Movements in the West, Elan Vital, p. 325-329[147]
Kent, Stephen A.2001-10Book (part)From Slogans to Mantras: Social Protest and Religious Conversion in the Late Vietnam War EraSyracuse University PressU.S.ISBN 0-8156-2923-0
ISBN 0-8156-2948-6[148]
Hassan, Steve
et al.
2001–Web pageElan VitalSteven Alan Hassan's Freedom of Mind CenterU.S.[135]
Macgregor, John2002-08-31Article (magazine)Blinded by the LightGood WeekendAustralia, Sydneypp. 38–42[136]
Geaves, Ron2002
EssayFrom Divine Light Mission to Elan Vital and Beyond: an Exploration of Change and Adaptation2002 International Conference on Minority Religions, Social Change and Freedom of Conscience at University of Utah
(2004 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions Vol. 7 No. 3
U.S., Salt Lake City
(2004 U.S.
(2004 pp. 45–62[139]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
2003–TV seriesWords of PeaceSouth America
North America
Rawat, Prem2003BookClarityThe Prem Rawat FoundationU.S.ISBN 0-9740627-1-5[151]
2003Essay"Premies" Complain to Google of "" siteChilling EffectsU.S.[138]
2003-07Entry in encyclopedic resourceThe Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Biography, entry: "Maharaj Ji"Houghton MifflinU.S.ISBN 0-618-25210-X
p. 994[152]
Jackson, Sally2004-03-11Article (newspaper)Court lets 'cult' gag journalistThe AustralianAustraliap. 21[153]
O’Regan, Mick (host)
Macgregor, John
et al.
2004-03-18Interview (radio)Suppression Orders & the MediaThe Media Report on ABC Radio NationalAustralia[154]
Thomas, Hedley2004-04-24Article (newspaper)Peace at a priceThe Courier-MailAustralia, Brisbanep. 35[155]
2004-11-29Press releaseWords of Peace by Prem Rawat receives TV Award in Press Room by The Prem Rawat FoundationU.S.[156]
Rawat, Prem
Wolf, Burt(interviewer)
2005Interview (DVD)Inner Journey: A Spirited Conversation About Self-discoveryThe Prem Rawat FoundationU.S.OCLC 85767576
ASIN B000EDUGI4[157]
Rawat, Prem2005-05-17Public AddressMaharaji at Thamamssat UniversityWikisource (transcript: 2006)Thailand, Bangkok[158]
2005-06-30Article (newspaper)US names June 16 after Indian.Times of IndiaIndia[159]
2006Web pageAbout UsRaj Vidya KenderIndia[160]
Geaves, Ron2006Essay in periodicalGlobalization, charisma, innovation, and tradition: An exploration of the transformations in the organisational vehicles for the transmission of the teachings of Prem Rawat (Maharaji)Journal of Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies Vol. 2 by Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies AssociationUKISBN 978-1-4196-2696-8
pp. 44–62[161]
Mather, George
Nichols, Larry A.
Schmidt, Alvin J.
2006-08-01Entry in encyclopedic resourceEncyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions: Revised and Updated Edition, entry "ELAN VITAL / DIVINE LIGHT MISSION"ZondervanU.S.ISBN 0-310-23954-0[140]
Geaves, Ron2006-10-30Essay in bookFrom Guru Maharaj Ji to Prem Rawat: Paradigm Shifts over the Period of Forty Years as a "Master" (1966-2006)Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft (eds.), Vol. IV: Asian Traditions, Greenwood Publishing GroupUSISBN 0-275-98712-4
pp. 63–84[162]
2006-12-20Newsletter (digital)Prem Rawat’s “Words of Peace” Receives Brazilian TV AwardInspire by The Prem Rawat FoundationU.S.[163]
Cagan, Andrea2007-01-16Book (biography)Peace is Possible: The Life and Message of Prem RawatMighty River PressU.S.ISBN 0-9788694-9-4
OCLC 123014238[164]
Mendick, Robert2007-05-31Article (newspaper)Cult leader gives cash to Lord Mayor appealEvening StandardUK, Londonp. 4[165]
Rawat, Prem
et al.
2007-06-01Public addressPrem Rawat at Guildhall, LondonThe Prem Rawat Foundation (DVD release)UK, London[166]
Rossiter, Joe2007-11-25Article (newspaper)Patrick Halley: Outgoing reporter lived colorful lifeDetroit Free PressU.S., Detroit[167]
Mendick, Robert2007-11-30
Article (newspaper)Guru followers asked to target Gandhi partyEvening Standard
Gulf Times
UK, London
Qatar, Doha
Rawat, Prem
Robles, Marta (interviewer)
2007Interview (DVD)Journey Within: a conversation between journalist Marta Robles and Prem Rawat, Barcelona, SpainThe Prem Rawat Foundation[169]
Bromley, David G.2007Book (part)Teaching New Religious MovementsAar Teaching Religious Studies Series by American Academy of ReligionU.S.ISBN 0-19-517729-0[170]
Metz, Cade2008-02-06Article (magazine)Wikipedia ruled by 'Lord of the Universe'The RegisterUK[141]
Finch, Michael2009BookWithout the Guru: How I Took My Life Back After Thirty YearsBookSurge PublishingU.S.ISBN 1-4392-4504-5

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