Best wishes for 2018. This blog is by nature of its topic - in the wake of revelations of abuse in Rigpa - tied to what happens in Rigpa and how those affected are processing the revelations, so I don't know where the journey will lead us. However, the moderators remain committed to a balanced … Continue reading What does Compassion look like?
Email sent Around a month ago, a group of 20 Rigpa and ex-Rigpa students sent an email to teachers listed as teaching in Lerab Ling in the coming year. Included was a copy of the letter by the 8 to make sure that they could read it for themselves, a summary of the issues that had arisen … Continue reading Tsoknyi Rinpoche Responds
A letter arrived from the Rigpa International Investigation & Reconciliation Committee to all the sangha providing details of the investigation. They have chosen a UK law firm, Lewis Silkin, to act as a neutral, third-party investigator conducting fact-finding interviews. The letter came with two attachments, one the agreement with Lewis Silken and the other - … Continue reading Good News – An Olive Branch
What those harmed actually experienced from their trusted teacher. Let’s look at the attestations of abuse in the letter written by 8 people who experienced or witnessed apparently abusive behaviour at the hands of Sogyal Rinpoche. If you did not personally experience these things, imagine how you would feel if you had experienced them, and not … Continue reading What Those Harmed by Sogyal Rinpoche Experienced & How to Help Them Heal