Well-meaning and good hearted people are doing their best to actually listen to people and collate their feedback.
On the 29th of October, Rigpa management sent out an email to the Rigpa sangha. Titled Sangha Connection, it began with a quote from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. “…In the midst of clouds of impermanence and illusion, dances the lightning of life. Can you say you won't die tomorrow? Practice the Dharma.” Lovely quote, but unfortunately … Continue reading Watch out for sweet words with hidden barbs.
One of the questions we often hear about those in Rigpa who attested to the abuse they experienced is: “If they felt abused why did they stay so long?” To cast some light on this we have a post by an ex-student and UKCP Registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Energy Psychotherapist. Why didn’t they leave? For … Continue reading Why didn’t they leave?
The Chinese tried to destroy Tibetan Buddhism inside Tibet. They failed, but outside of Tibet some Tibetan lamas (not all) are destroying it all by themselves. No help needed. Ignorance parading as wisdom will do it all by itself. Just take a person brought up to believe they are some kind of god, feed them … Continue reading Wake up Tibetan Lamas: Are You Destroying Your Religion?