Newspaper articles about
Ananda and the sexual abuse lawsuit
The Union the swami's new ally?" By Michael J.
Flynn and Ford Greene. The Grass Valley/Nevada City
San Jose Mercury News: "Ananda Church Leader
Resigns" By Deborah Kong, staff writer.
Alto Weekly: "Ananda Church founder takes the
stand" Dec. 5, 1997. By Vicky Anning Update
on the trial.
Alto Weekly, "The Search for Truth at Ananda",
by Erik Espe This biweekly newsmagazine
featured Ananda as it's
cover story on Wednesday, February 28, 1996.
Jose Metro, "Sex Gods" by Rick Sine From the
November 27-December 4, 1996 issue of the
"Metro"; reporter Rick
Sine offers his readers a personal perspective, as
well as information on the
allegations against the
Valley/Nevada City Union, "Ananda Leader's Celibacy
at Issue" by Will Holbert Veteran
Ananda reporter Will
Holbert covers the latest in this front page story,
from Ananda's own home
town newspaper. Friday,
July 18, 1997.The first newspaper to report on Mr.
under oath to sexual
activity with his followers.
Bee, "Sexual harassment suit rocks spiritual
movement" by Wayne Wilson One of
newspapers did this front page write up for it's
readers on Wednesday, August
Bee "Church-financed trash raid disrupts sex-abuse
lawsuit" By Wayne Wilson Bee
Staff Writer (Published
Nov. 2, 1997)
Bee "Ananda is punished by judge: Unrefuted
testimony against church leader will be
allowed in suit" By
Wayne Wilson Bee Staff Writer (Published Nov. 4,
Union: "Ananda set back by judge: Ruling punishes
search in trash" By Will Holbert- Tuesday,
Nov 4, 1997
Union: "Claims fly as Ananda case goes to court;
pamphlet bombing revealed" By Will Holbert
Thursday, Nov 6, 1997.
Union: "Ananda Portrayed as Victim, Cult" By
Will Holbert. Tuesday, Nov.11, 1997.
Francisco Chronicle "Swami denies abuse charges,
admits 'mistakes" Dec. 3, 1997. By
Benjamin Pimentel, Staff
Church Sex Case Goes to Jury: 1-29-98 By Minal
Hajratwala, with Deborah Kong
Jose Mercury News 2-06-98: Woman Wins Ananda Suit
Sex-abuse Trial: By Deborah Kong
Jose Mercury News 12-14-97: By Sam Diaz, with
Deborah Kong. A detailed look at some of
the trial testimony and