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Aum shinrikyo, which is also known as aum and aleph, is a japanese cult that combines tenets from buddhism, hinduism, and is obsessed with the apocalypse the group.
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Aum shinrikyo: once and future not only of the aum but also of other extremist and terrorist groups in 1993, ashahara led a group of 16 cult doctors and. Inside are 30 white-robed devotees of aum shinrikyo it gassed the tokyo subway, microwaved its enemies but while aum is designated a terrorist group by. Aum shinrikyo (currently sometimes known as aleph) is a controversial new religious movement that became a terrorist cult in japan that gained international. Ahead of the 20th anniversary of aum shinrikyo's deadly sarin attack in tokyo “i was the son of the chairman of an aum victims’ support group,” the son says.