Aum shinrikyo (japanese オウム真理教) is a japanese doomsday cult founded by shoko asahara in 1984 it gained international notoriety when it carried out the deadly tokyo subway sarin attack in 1995 and was found to have been responsible for another smaller sarin attack the previous year the. Shoko asahara (麻原 彰晃, asahara shōkō, march 2, 1955 – july 6, 2018), born chizuo matsumoto (松本 智津夫, matsumoto chizuo), was the founder of the japanese doomsday-cult group aum shinrikyo. These acts of terrorism were carried out by the members of aum shinrikyo, the japanese doomsday cultthe japanese police had to cope with a new type of organised crime in japan, the aum shinrikyo cult released the chemical agent sarin in a terrorist attack on the tokyo subway.
Tokyo - aum shinrikyo cult founder shoko asahara, who was convicted of numerous murders including the 1995 sarin gas attack on the tokyo subway system, was executed friday along with six former senior members of the cult, the justice ministry said. Tokyo: shoko asahara, the leader of the aum shinrikyo cult that carried out a deadly sarin attack on tokyo's subway in 1995, was executed friday (jul 6) along with six of his followers, decades. 1 the social meaning of aum shinrikyo by margaret thaler singer and janja lalich march 20, 1995, is a date the world will long remember as the. The hanging of asahara and six other aum members was japan’s largest simultaneous execution since 1911, when 11 people were put to death for plotting to assassinate the emperor.
A diy documentary about shoko asahara, leader of aum shinrikyo, the japanese sarin gas death cult collecting information from around the web and presenting it in an easily digestible form. At this time, in the wake of the deadly sarin gas attack in the tokyo subway, the japanese police had just arrested (without specific charge) more than 150 deluded core-adherents of the cult known as 'aum shinrikyo' ('supreme truth'. Thirteen members of the cult, including its founder, shoko asahara, were sentenced to death in connection with the subway attack on march 20, 1995, which left 13 people dead and injured thousands. The world learned of the cult called aum shinrikyo on march 20, 1995, when deadly sarin gas was released in five tokyo subway stationseleven people were killed and 5,500 injured it was subsequently learned that aum had released sarin once before, killing seven and injuring fifty in the town of matsumoto in 1994.
The execution by hanging in tokyo on july 6 of the “doomsday cult” leader shoko asahara and six of his followers has revived unwelcome memories in japan of one of the most traumatic events in its recent history on march 20, 1995, a “new religion” that called itself aum shinrikyō (ohm religion of truth) staged one of the most horrific. Aleph (japanese: アレフ, hepburn: arefu), formerly aum shinrikyo (オウム真理教, oumu shinrikyō), is a japanese doomsday cult founded by shoko asahara in 1984 it carried out the deadly tokyo subway sarin attack in 1995 and was found to have been responsible for another smaller sarin attack the previous year. On friday, seven leaders of aum shinrikyo, the doomsday cult formed in the late 80s that was responsible for the 1995 tokyo sarin gas attack were executed by hanging among the seven were shoko. Aum shinrikyo’s leader, the half-blind shoko asahara, had the same goals, recruiting intelligent and ambitious college graduates into his cult asahara, an anime and scifi fan, saw himself as. The tokyo subway sarin attack (subway sarin incident (地下鉄サリン事件, chikatetsu sarin jiken)) was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated on 20 march 1995, in tokyo, japan, by members of the cult movement aum shinrikyo.
The investigation of aum leader shoko asahara has resulted in a number of revelations about the cult's activities press reports allege that: asahara ordered the capability to produce sarin beginning in 1993 a large agent production complex was not operational until march 1994. The history of aum shinrikyo begins with the founder, asahara shoko he attended a school for the blind from the age of five (mullins: 315), and after graduating in 1977 he moved to tokyo (shimazono: 385. The ministry said that shoko asahara and six members of his aum shinrikyo cult were hanged friday he was on death row for about 14 years their death penalties had been finalized after sufficient deliberations at courts, justice minister yoko kamikawa said at a press conference in the afternoon.
Aum shinrikyo’s nuclear and chemical weapons development efforts author biography this article details the terrorist activities of the japanese cult, aum shinrikyo, from the chizuo matsumoto, who later took the name shoko asahara asahara. Aum shinrikyo otherwise known as aum ultimate truth are a cult founded in japan by shoko ashahara in the late 1980s. The basis of the cult is a confusing mess of alien influence and the human psyche but at the core, scientology seems to be about a lot of money 6 aum shinrikyo via japantimescojp this japanese cult translates to the “supreme truth” and it was founded by shoko asahara in 1984 under the cover of a yoga and meditation cult, this.
Aum guru may undergo mental tests (mainichi shimbun , march 15, 2001) shoko asahara, the founder of the doomsday cult aum shinrikyo could escape punishment for masterminding the cult's crimes on the grounds that he is mentally unstable, the mainichi has learned. Aum shinrikyo cult released sarin gas on a tokyo subway in 1995, killing 12 the head of the cult, shoko asahara, was found guilty of masterminding the attacks in 2004 and sentenced to death by. Analyzing the psychological aspect of the aum shinrikyo affair, we can learn more that the founder of the cult, shoko asahara, understood what people needed at that moment, and used it in the promotion of his religion every guru should have his own legend, and asahara created one after his trip.