Sexual Assault / Attempted Rape

Below is yet another woman testifying under oath that “Swami” Kriyananda sexually assaulted and attempted to rape her, while she was with her young child no less. This incident took place in the late 1960’s. Water under the bridge? Too long ago to matter? No this is very important testimony because Kriyananda’s sometimes claim is that he only had sex with women for a short period of time in the 80s when he was depressed and vulnerable. This demonstrates as does his 1960 affair at SRF that he has never been celibate and has been abusing women almost his entire adult life. It also shows how he operates and how his encounters usually begin as an unprovoked assault of his followers hoping they will go along with it or be so confused to be propositioned by theyre spiritual teacher that they submit.

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO

No. 390 230

DECLARATION OF XXX IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF’S OPPOSITION TO DEFENDENTS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT

I, XXX, declare:

1. I am not a party to this action, am above the age of eighteen and am a resident of Nevada County,
California. I could and would testify to the following in open court. I have first- hand knowledge of the following matters and facts.

2. In the time period of 1967-1969 I went to the Ananda community for a retreat. During one day, I and my four-year old son, went with a group of people ledby Swami Kriyananda (also known as Donald Walters) went for a walk in the hills.

3. During the course of our walk we all went “skinny- dipping” in a pool of water. While in the water,
Kriyananda reached under the water and touched my breasts with his hands. I drew away.

4. During the following evening of the same day, a few of us were sitting outside in the dark with
Kriyananda who was sitting in a chair. I was sitting cross-legged on the ground near him. Suddenly,
Kriyananda grabbed my head with his hands and thrust his crotch against the back of my head. I immediately pulled free, got up and left for my tent.

5. This incident was a shock to me. I took a while to assimilate the experience and its reality. I had been around Kriyananda many times and even alone with him while performing office work for him. I had never experienced this kind of behavior from him before. I loved and revered him as a high and holy person.

6. The next day I approached Kriyananda, shook my finger in his face, and said, “You should be ashamed of yourself.” He simply replied, “Well, you went along with it.” I then left Ananda and never came back. Kriyananda never made any effort to apologize or even account for his indecent behavior.

Under penalty of perjury and pursuant to the laws of the State of California, I hereby declare that the
foregoing is true and correct.

Executed February 6, 1995, at the County of XXX, State of California.

Signed,

XXX

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