from Confessions of a God Seeker
A. Open Letter from Ford Johnson to Harold Klemp
à Harold Klemp, de Ford Johnson
B. Second Open Letter from Ford Johnson to
Excerpts from Confessions of a God Seeker:
A Journey to Higher Consciousness
D. The Center for
E. Examples of Paul
Twitchell's Invention of the Vairagi Eck Masters.
F. Examples of Paul
Twitchell's Invention of the Eck Temples.
G. Key Source Documents Specifically Related to
Eckankar Discussed in Confessions of a God Seeker
Documents Footnoted by Chapter In Confessions
of a God Seeker: A Journey to Higher Consciousness.
II. Statements and other documents by Harold Klemp.
Deposition of Sri Harold Klemp, May 30, 1984. (Darwin
begins to disrespect Klemp.)
2. H. Klemp’s speech at HI meeting, October
22, 1983. (Differences in Darwin and Klemp's salaries- Darwin
making almost 4 times what Harold making.)
3. Letter from Klemp to Gross, September
15, 1983. (Klemp says Living Eck Master-LEM-has control
over all business matters of Eckankar. Gross's responses all around
III. Statements and Other Documents by Darwin Gross.
Deposition of Sri Darwin Gross, May 31 1984.
(Darwin creates the image of himself as a "jazz and blues" man.)
2. Deposition of Sri Darwin Gross, May 24 1984.
(Gross discusses his qualifications to be a LEM. Also states that
morality not important to spiritual development.)
3. Memorandum by plaintiff Darwin Gross, submitted
at case Gross v. Eckankar, July 12, 1984. (Darwin defends
his actions with respect to Eckankar's money.)
4. Letter by Gross to Klemp, [DATE]
IV. Statements on behalf of Eckankar, Inc.
Answer by defendant Eckankar, submitted at
case Gross v. Eckankar, May 1 1984. ("Eckankar"-Klemp-asserts
that Eckankar not used to describe a religion until 1960's.)
2. Memorandum by defendant Eckankar, submitted
at case Gross v. Eckankar. ("Eckankar" accuses Gross
of heresy; process of picking LEM.)
3. Memorandum by Defendant Eckankar, submitted
at case Gross v. Eckankar, July 5, 1984. (Gross's inability
to answer questions of ability as LEM during trial discussed.)
4. Minutes of a meeting of the Board of Trustees
of Eckankar, August 7, 1983. (Gross removed from presidency,
Klemp takes over presidency.)
Statements by employees of Eckankar, Inc.
Deposition of Peter Skelsky, September 12, 1984. (Stories
of Darwin's drinking and womanizing.)
2. Deposition of Don Ginn, May 18, 1984.
(Darwin - after leaving position of LEM - talks his way into becoming
president of Eckankar.)
3. Affidavit of Gary Hardiman, July 2, 1984.
(Evidence that Darwin did not follow Eckankar's bylaws.)
Documents of Eckankar, Inc.
By-Laws of Eckankar.
2. Agreement between Darwin Gross and Eckankar,
of October 22, 1974. (Duties as LEM, pay etc.)
3. Employment Agreement between Eckankar and
Darwin Gross, of October 1, 1981. (Duties now that not LEM,
4. Agreement between Eckankar and Harold Klemp,
of October 1 1982 (not signed). (Duties as LEM, pay etc.)
VII. General Database (all documents footnoted and referred
to, as well as depositions.)