Eighteen months after the revelations that Sogyal Lakar/Rinpoche was abusing students rocked Rigpa student’s world, I once again ask, What now? Where do we go from here? What now is a great question, and one I think we should ask often because it has an openness to the unknown to it, and the future is … Continue reading What Now?
The Buddhist_Project_Sunshine_Phase_2_Final_Report is out and is something that anyone concerned about abuse in Tibetan Buddhist communities should read as it relates not only to the Shambala community but to any Tibetan Buddhist community where abuse, such as we saw in Rigpa, is perpetrated by those in power, facilitated by the way certain teachings are interpreted, … Continue reading Project Sunshine’s Final Report and the Importance of Sharing Your Story
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
I'm not writing posts for this blog anymore, but I am still updating it, and so I'm interested in publishing suitable posts from you, our readers. Just send it via the contact page. I can't guarantee to publish it, but I can guarantee to read it. Just make sure that you read the About page … Continue reading Some thoughts on DZK’s talks