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A Japanese religious movement founded in 1984 by Shoko Asahara, which is a composite belief system based on Asahara's idiosyncratic interpretations of yoga, Buddhism, Christianity, and Nostradamus. Aum gained international notoriety in 1995 when it carried out a sarin gas attack in the Tokyo subway system that killed 12 people
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