Mary Garden

Mary Garden is a freelance journalist who lives in Queensland, Australia. She is the author of The Serpent Rising––A Journey of Spiritual Seduction. For more information go to

Posts by Mary Garden

Memoirs of a Spiritual Refugee

Jane Stork's book, Breaking the Spell: My Life as a Rajneeshee and the Long Journey Back to Freedom (Pan Macmillan, 2009), is the story... Read More

Can Meditation Be Bad for You?

Back in 1979, when I was living in Pune, India, as a starry-eyed devotee of the infamous guru Bhagwan Rajneesh, something happened that has... Read More