Later on in this post I share a video interview I did with ex-monk Sangye Nawang in which he tells us just what it was like to be in the firing line of Sogyal Rinpoche's temper, but first some introduction to help explain why students entered into a close relationship with their guru. The fire … Continue reading What it’s like to be in the line of Sogyal’s fire: a personal testimony.
When the details of Rigpa’s ‘Independent’ investigation were released last December, I posted an article on the matter, and we heard nothing more until I was given the update on the investigation I posted last week. The contents of that blog post were the opinion of one person, who had nothing to do with writing … Continue reading The Investigation: How Reassuring are Those Assurances?
When the truth came out about Sogyal Rinpoche's behind-the-scenes behaviour (I'm so polite!) the general Rigpa student was pretty shocked. What shocked us even more was the way Rigpa handled the revelations. They lost of a lot of students who would have stayed had management come clean and admitted the truth instead of just finding … Continue reading Speak Up for the Sake of the Dharma
Whether or not the French Legal system determines that Rigpa is a cult, if you personally accept that you were in a cult, you can then apply the wealth of support material for cult victims to your own situation, and that can be very helpful for moving on with your life in your post-Rigpa experience. … Continue reading Recovering from an Abusive Group