Aum shinrikyo, an apocalyptic cult in japan in the late '80s and '90s, is most remembered for the deadly 1995 sarin gas attacks on the tokyo subway aum shinrikyo has attempted to produce. Jack murray prof lubin religion 195 aum shinrikyo’s leader and founder it gave a good overview of the violence inflicted by the aum shinrikyo. Subsequent references to “danzig et al” refer to the aum shinrikyo report  aum appears to refer to the “ohm” sound yoga practitioners make asahara. The tokyo subway sarin attack (subway sarin incident (地下鉄サリン事件, chikatetsu sarin jiken) was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated on march 20, 1995, in tokyo, japan, by members of the.
Chemical weapons: a summary report of characteristics and effects 6 for an overview of the aum shinrikyo use of sarin in the tokyo subway system. Aum shinrikyo: japan’s death cult is hiding in europe smart summary of all the news you need to as details emerged of aum shinrikyo’s operation in the.
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He continued his religious activities and named his group aum shinrikyo aum is sanskrit for the powers of destruction and creation in the universe, and.
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, converge at the kasumigaseki.
20 years ago, a shadowy cult poisoned the tokyo subway by charlotte alfred the leader of the aum shinrikyo shoko asahara pictured in october 1990. Aum shinrikyo (currently sometimes known as aleph) is a controversial new religious movement that became a terrorist cult in japan that gained international infamy when a faction of the.
The aum shinrikyo doomsday cult (now called aleph) and the offshoot hikari no wa (circle of rainbow light) splinter group might remain under surveillance for at least the next 3 years, the. This essay presents a systematic overview of aum shinrikyo, its historical development, and the significant body of scholarship that has been carried out on the movement.