Supreme Truth Cult


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Supreme Truth Cult

n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) another name for Aum Shinrikyo
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A recent plan devised by a team of Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers to grant financial aid to victims of crimes perpetrated by the Aum Supreme Truth cult can be regarded as an extremely unusual measure.
The Supreme Truth cult released Sarin nerve gas in the Tokyo underground in 1995, killing 12 and injuring another 5,500.
Ikuo Hayashi (51), a heart surgeon and one of the main leaders of the Aum Shinri Kyo, or Supreme Truth cult, was sentenced to life in prison, allowing him a chance for parole in about 20 years.