Cult leaders has always been a combination of attracting personalities and strange beliefs. But, as far as we can think, we get the name of those male cult leaders; ranging from Carl Drew to Jeffrey Lundgren, from Charles Manson to David Koresh. But, there were a few notorious female cult leaders whom you should be knowing about.
Notorious Female Cult Leaders
1Silvia Meraz Moreno
She was one of the notorious cult co-leader of violent cult, La Santa Muerte (which means Saint Death). The cult belongs to Nacozari, Sonora in Mexico. This cult made forced and illegal human sacrifices to please the god. Their first victim was 55-year old, Cleotilde Romero Pacheco. She was a friend of Silvia. She was sacrificed her grandson by beheading for the god.
2Valentina De Andrade
Valentina, a Brazilian cult leader who also founded the Superior Universal Alignment cult. The cult tortured, raped, and mutilated almost 13 children because the founder has claimed that she has received a message from the aliens. The message suggests that anyone who is born in the year 1981 was evil and needs to be killed.
3Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi
This cult leader is actually a spiritual leader and also is the founder of Sahaja Yoga Movement. Their cult is infamous of brainwashing their followers and also asking their followers to break tie with their families.
4Aimee Semple McPherson
Aimee was one of the famous preachers of her time. In the year of 1926, she took a swim but never returned. A month later, she was in Mexico where she claimed that she was kidnapped. Though it was proved to be a hoax.
It was 1970s and 80s, when Anne displayed herself as a christlike figure. But, in reality she was training illegally adopted children for the coming apocalypse. She used to beat them and inject them with LSD. She bleached the hair of all those children and tried to give them an identical look. Later, a few children escaped from her captive and rescued other children too with the help of police authorities.
So, that sums up our list of notorious female cult leaders from all around the leader.
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