Sweat Lodge Organizer Deleted Morbid "Tweets" Posted During Spiritual Sweatshop
|"Spiritual Warrior" and sweat lodge organizer James Ray.|
According to a report by the Sydney Morning Herald, James Arthur Ray, the celebrity self-helper who has appeared on Oprah and Larry King Live and organized the five-day "self-cleansing" retreat, did some "cleansing" of his Twitter page after two people died during the ceremony.
"...for anything new to live something first must die. What needs to die in you so that new life can emerge?" he wrote in one post.
This guy's starting to sound more like Jim Jones than Tony Robbins.
In another "tweet," Ray had this to say: "The Spiritual Warrior has conquered death and therefore has no enemies, and no fear, in this life or the next."
Umm, speak for yourself pal. Two of those "warriors" had a slightly different outcome in their dual with death.
After the media circus surrounding the incident emerged, Ray apparently tried to put his foot in his "tweet," and the morbid posts were removed. They were replaced with his "deeply heartfelt" condolences for the families of those who died and hopes for a speedy recovery for those injured.
Good thing this "spiritual warrior" has "no enemies," or those folks might be a little pissed off that their $10,000 spiritual getaway ended in a hospital.