What are the fundamental practices of the Scientology religion?

Although the purely philosophical aspects of L. Ron Hubbard’s works are sufficient in themselves to apply in everyday existence, only auditing provides a precise route by which individuals may travel to higher states of spiritual awareness.The goal of auditing is to restore beingness and ability. This is accomplished by: (1) helping individuals rid themselves of any spiritual disabilities; (2) increasing spiritual abilities.Obviously, both are necessary for an individual to achieve his fu … [Read more...]

How Does Scientology View Mankind’s Relationship with the Universe?

Because the fundamentals upon which Scientology rests embrace all aspects of life, certain key principles can be broadly employed to improve any condition. Scientologists use these principles in their daily lives and their use alone can often make the difference between success and failure. Moreover, the principles greatly clarify what is so often confusing and bewildering.Suppose, for example, life could be correctly compartmentalized so that its many activities, often confused and blurred, … [Read more...]

How does Scientology compare with other faiths?

While Scientology shares much in common with other religions as regards basic religious concepts and a mandate to improve society, the most valuable asset Scientology offers is an actual technology for achieving greater spiritual awareness.Moreover, while many religions promise salvation in the hereafter, Scientology offers certainty of eternal salvation now.Then, too, Scientology makes it possible for any religion to attain its goals and is therefore a religion of religions.  … [Read more...]

Political Resolutions

Not too far into the New Year to formulate some resolutions. One of mine—yet unspoken—is to cool it on politics. I’m actually quite interested in the subject, but also find it completely maddening…that some people…could…AAUUUGGGHHHH!OK, I’ll try that again. Sometimes it surprises me that politicians get away with saying certain things that are so obviously false and that the media reports things that are so obviously false, but no one ever seems to call people on it. And it then starts to sca … [Read more...]

Scientology Offers Open House For New Downtown Sacramento Building

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — After its grand opening over the weekend, the Church of Scientology offered the media a closer look at its new Sacramento location on Monday after a transition that took eight years to complete.They took great care to preserve the exterior facade of the historic building on J and 6th streets. Inside it’s completely different, gutted and renovated from top to bottom.The building, formerly the Ramona Hotel, is six stories and 58,000 square feet.“It’s a big diffe … [Read more...]

Scientologists have a new church

By Jennifer Garza jgarza@sacbee.comPublished: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 - 12:00 am | Page 2BIt took two years and about $10 million, but the 12,000 local members of the Church of Scientology in Sacramento have a new house of worship.The new Church of Scientology of Sacramento is a seven-story building at the site of the Old Ramona Hotel on the corner of Sixth and J streets. Inside can be found a chapel, multiple seminar rooms, classrooms, dozens of rooms for auditing or spir … [Read more...]

Scientologists open new church at 6th and J streets

By Jennifer Garza jgarza@sacbee.comVisitors are invited to see the new 57,000-square-foot Church of Scientology of Sacramento at Sixth and J streets.Church officials held a grand opening Saturday. The facility is at the Old Ramona Hotel, which has been renovated.More than 2,400 people attended, including Mayor Kevin Johnson, who said the restored building will help revitalize downtown.The new church will serve 12,000 members locally.It has a chapel for congregational … [Read more...]

CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY INAUGURATES NEW LANDMARK HOME IN CALIFORNIA’S CAPITAL

| SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA • JANUARY 28, 2012 |California’s capital celebrated the grand opening of the new Church of Scientology of Sacramento on Saturday, January 28. The dedication ceremony was attended by more than 2,500 Scientologists, guests and city, state and national officials.The Church’s new home, located just blocks from the State Capitol, is one of the city’s most prominent architectural landmarks. Originally opened in 1930 as the Ramona Hotel and designed by California’s fir … [Read more...]


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