Witnessed: Mystic Mother
For years, the Phoenix Goddess Temple claimed to offer “seekers” healing through sensual touch. But when an outsider exposes what’s happening behind closed doors, the temple unknowingly welcomes in a new kind of seeker—undercover detectives. What some saw as a spiritual home, the state saw as a brothel operating under the guise of religious freedom. So what happens when your beliefs might be against the law? Hosts Katie and Leah Henoch follow the rise and fall of the Phoenix Goddess Temple, and tell the story of a community still reckoning with the fallout more than a decade later. Availabl...
Ximena Smith • Stuff NZ • Oct 1, 2022
"The hosts of the series are sisters Leah and Katie Henoch and, together, they take an even-handed, thoughtful approach to this fascinating story. If you enjoy a good tale in the guru-gone-wrong genre, then Witnessed: Mystic Mother could be right up your alley."