On Dzongsar Khyentse’s Letter to the Rigpa Sangha

Dzongsar Khyentse wrote a letter that went to the Rigpa sangha and that I think needs some attention given to it because people tend to think – just as they did with Sogyal - that because he appears wise when teaching dharma that he is always wise. This is simply not true. A series of … Continue reading On Dzongsar Khyentse’s Letter to the Rigpa Sangha

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What Now?

Eighteen months after the revelations that Sogyal Lakar/Rinpoche was abusing students rocked Rigpa student’s world, I once again ask, What now? Where do we go from here? What now is a great question, and one I think we should ask often because it has an openness to the unknown to it, and the future is … Continue reading What Now?

Helpful Words on Devotion, Samaya and Pure Perception from Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

In June 2019, Damcho Dyson, Tahlia Newland and Jacki Wicks are delivering a paper together on Sogyal Rinpoche's abuse and the fallout it caused as part of the  Sakyadhita International  Association of Buddhist Women's 16th International Conference. Jacki emailed Tenzin Palmo asking about an aspect of the conference and also asked what her  thinking was on things like … Continue reading Helpful Words on Devotion, Samaya and Pure Perception from Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo