True Teachers are Kind: A Second Letter to Sogyal Lakar

I received this letter to Sogyal Lakar today along with permission to post it on this blog.  “...true teachers are kind, compassionate, and tireless in their desire to share whatever wisdom they have acquired from their masters, never abuse or manipulate their students under any circumstances, never under any circumstances abandon them, serve not their own … Continue reading True Teachers are Kind: A Second Letter to Sogyal Lakar

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Latest News from Rigpa: How the future looks

Two pieces of news just came out. Vision Board Announcement Rigpa has announced it's Vision Board: Valerie Baker, Mauro de March, Seth Dye, Patrick Gaffney, Verena Pfeiffer, Philip Philippou and Vinciane Rycroft. These are all long term students, many of whom likely experienced and/or observed the kind of behaviour the 8 attested to in their … Continue reading Latest News from Rigpa: How the future looks

How Words can be used to Manipulate Your Perception

I expect that some of you will not want to consider the possiblity that Rigpa students' perceptions may be being subtley manipulated, either consciously or unconsciously, by selective use of language. However, whether it's true or not, I think it would be wise for you to read this guest post, anyway, since it doesn't hurt for … Continue reading How Words can be used to Manipulate Your Perception