Escape from the California Cult
- Short Story
- 38069 Words
- Ages 16 and up
A young man travels to California
and he gets caught up in the Hare Krishna organization. This is a fascinating insight into one of the popular cults in America that has attracted thousands of young Americans. He joins up as a shaved up devotee and gets caught up in this strange religion for three years. The story is set in colourful San Diego where he sells old motor cars to make a living.
The youngster comes to his senses when he falls in love with a beautiful, devout Christian lady. She warns him that he is involved in false idol worship and they become involved in a stormy love affair which explodes because of the sharp contrast in their religious beliefs. On a surfing trip to Hawaii, the young man comes to know Jesus Christ from a chance meeting in a revival tent at Waimea Bay Falls, and his life changes forever. [more]
Keywords: Surfing, Hawaii, california, Hare Krishna, devottees, Jesus Christ, Jehovah Witnesses