one name, one woman, one room, all the control. “What
just happened to me?” asks Renee. What just happened
to her is what happens to many people who are searching for
answers in all the wrong places in the wrong state of mind.
And, unfortunately, other people prey on those people. In
a room full of innocent and unlovable searchers, a magic trick
so intense and so intimate is all Lakshmi needed to bring
them home to her.
Linnell had been searching all of her life for “Home”.
An unhappy childhood had left her with many skeletons in her
closet that she had not let out. She needed a place where
she could be herself with all her flaws and inconsistencies.
When she begrudgingly went along with her friend to a meditation,
she found herself returning for more. She got swept up and
pulled in and before she knew it, her friend was gone and
she was being asked to be a greeter for the seminar. Next,
she filled out an application to be a student in Lakshmi’s
When Lakshmi talked, she commanded the room. Renee was becoming
an avid follower.
Vishnu with all his charm. Renee needed to feel special and
when he began singling her out, she felt loved. She had two
degrees, graduated Magna Cum Laude, ran five different companies,
and was getting her MBA. This was no ordinary woman.
increased his attention, Renee forced herself to love him,
but felt empty. As he pursued her, her intuition told her
to run. The more that she was around them; she noticed that
they did not practice what they preached. One day she blurted
out, “I hate you, you fat hag!” Where did that
come from, it must be the occult. And so begins the end, or
is a story for anyone and everyone. Daughters of princes,
college students, military officers, fathers, mothers, the
wealthy, famous, it doesn’t matter. Anyone is subject
to the brainwashing of the occult. The purveyors of the devil’s
works are seasoned, articulate, masters of manipulation. This
is a sad story, but it is also a story of hope and exhilaration!
Linnell has written a memoir that can help anyone who has
succumbed to this type of manipulation and brainwashing. Her
story is one of bravery and courage and lays the path for
others to follow if they are trapped and need a way out. This
is a testament to faith, losing it, finding it, and keeping