The What Now? blog is getting a different name, and we're moving to a self-hosted site so that I can set up Search Engine Optimisation, which means that the reference content here will be easy to find via search engines even into the future. We're presently on a free WordPress.com blog and they don't have … Continue reading From What Now to Beyond the Temple
The results of the Lewis Silkin investigation into the abusive behaviour outlined in the letter to Sogyal Rinpoche written by 8 students in July 2017 was released a short time ago. You can download the 50 page Lewis Silkin report here and you can find the French translation on the Rigpa website along with the introductory … Continue reading Lewis Silkin Report Released.
Rigpa has released their code of conduct. It comes in two documents, one is the rigpas_code_of_conduct_15_june_2018_eng and the second is shared_values_and_guidelines_of_the_rigpa_community_15_june_2018_ The second document informs and expands upon the first. The actual code is short enough to post here: Code of Conduct Rigpa is an international community of individuals following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It … Continue reading Issues with the Rigpa Code of Conduct
What Now received the following update on the Lewis Silken independent investigation from someone who has been supporting the process of negotiation around the investigation. The writer is not one of the 8 letter writers and does not represent all those involved in negotiations, so the following should be taken only as one viewpoint. Since … Continue reading Update on the Independent Investigation