A truly objective third-party investigation if done fully and with transparency by a respected agency should bring closure to the turbulent events in Rigpa and bring much healing to a great many shattered lives. However, this will not happen, if it's not begun soon and if it's not undertaken as extensively and transparently as required. … Continue reading Tough Questions for the Investigators
The section on Lotsawa House's posting of an article on Samaya was edited 9th October. Please note that this article does not represent the feelings of all members of the What Now? group. Sogyal Rinpoche has resigned from teaching and from Rigpa, so the discussion has moved away from him and onto Rigpa as an … Continue reading The Abuse Continues. Upper Management Must Resign.
Today we're directing you to another blog about the issue of abuse in Rigpa. The How Did it Happen blog has posted a timeline of all the allegations of abuse over the years. When the historical context is taken into account, we can see that this letter by the Eight is not just an isolated … Continue reading The History of Allegations of Abuse in Rigpa.
On the 6th of Sept 2017 at his residence in Dharamshala, His Holiness mentioned Rigpa in a talk to some students from the University of California. Among other things he said that "If [institutions] use name of Dharma [for] exploitation, they, themselves, not properly practised Dharma, including some Tibetan Lama." It's short, so doesn't take much … Continue reading HH the Dalia Lama Mentions Rigpa again.