I suppose the people who believe in Cohen are just good but immature kids.
There are no insights offered on why Andrew Cohen's teachings were so attractive initially and seemed so pale later (after feeling abused).
This book should be appreciated by anyone on a spiritual path involving a spiritual teacher, or anyone interested in such matters.
Andre van der Braak writes with candor and personal humility First, he gave us the context in which he and his friends
learned of, and then met Andrew Cohen. Read more
Enlightenment Blues is a chronicle of eleven years with Andrew Cohen. The author came to a place in his spiritual search where he was disillusioned with his Buddhist meditation... Read morePublished on May 18, 2007 by Jerry Katz
I opened this book expecting yet another juicy expose of a corrupt cult leader who got rich ripping off his followers, seduced all his female followers, etc. Read morePublished on April 26, 2007 by earthworm
This book is a fascinating account of what people will do and believe when under the influence of a charismatic leader. Read morePublished on July 3, 2006 by Lleu Christopher
Reading this book, I was taken aback at the sheep mentality of the followers of Andrew Cohen. It's shocking the degree of authority that people will allow others to wield over... Read morePublished on December 5, 2005 by K. Jackson
I can add little to what "rain cloud" said. This is an extremely well-written, introspective, balanced memoir that deserves a far wider audience. Read morePublished on June 15, 2005 by John Rosevear
While reading the book (enlightenment blues) of Andre van der Braak an energy of emotional inspiration came over me. Read more
This book is the unfolding of a spiritual journey, a confrontation with self in the dynamic play between teacher and student. Read morePublished on April 11, 2005 by stacy
Andre does not really say how the members created the mess, and they still do as poster yamahavas from Colorado does with the promotion of a censored blog. Read morePublished on March 20, 2005 by what-enlightenment-uncensored