It's okay to leave Many lamas have said that if you discover, even after making a commitment to them, that a lama is not who you thought they were, or if they are not good for you, or if the relationship has broken down for whatever reason, then one can walk away from one's vajra … Continue reading Can You Still Take Sogyal as Your teacher?
Rigpa's response to the Lewis Silkin report on the results of the independent investigation shows a continuation of their methods of operation to date. Once again we see the kind of response given by expensive PR firms and sneaky lawyers, words that appear to say the right things and appear to tell us what we … Continue reading Hollow words? An Analysis of Rigpa’s Statement on the Results of the Independent Investigation
The results of the Lewis Silkin investigation into the abusive behaviour outlined in the letter to Sogyal Rinpoche written by 8 students in July 2017 was released a short time ago. You can download the 50 page Lewis Silkin report here and you can find the French translation on the Rigpa website along with the introductory … Continue reading Lewis Silkin Report Released.
This week we have another guest post by Jo Green. The two key questions are ones that I've heard asked many times by people unwilling to accept that Sogyal did actually abuse his students. This post shows just how possible it is for evil to lurk below an apparently benefical exterior. TWO KEY QUESTIONS “He … Continue reading SOGYAL RINPOCHE & THE JIMMY SAVILLE PROBLEM