Hinduism

Eckankar

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Fast Facts: Eckankar
Adherents 50,000-500,000
Beliefs The Divine Spirit, called "ECK."
Practices Spiritual Exercises of ECK: mantras, meditation, and dreams. These enable Soul travel and spiritual growth.
Texts Shariyat-Ki-Sugmad and books by Harold Klemp.

Eckankar is a new religious movement based on a 19th-century Indian tradition called Sant Mat, which centers around surat shabd yoga, "yoga of the sound current." Eckankar focuses on spritual exercises enabling practitioners to experience "the Light and Sound of God."

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Title Eckankar
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “Eckankar.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021. <religionfacts.com/eckankar>