Later on in this post I share a video interview I did with ex-monk Sangye Nawang in which he tells us just what it was like to be in the firing line of Sogyal Rinpoche's temper, but first some introduction to help explain why students entered into a close relationship with their guru. The fire … Continue reading What it’s like to be in the line of Sogyal’s fire: a personal testimony.
What Those Harmed by Sogyal Rinpoche Experienced & How to Help Them Heal
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
Don’t forget about those who were harmed – Retraumatising
Rigpa’s glaringly obvious failure Many people are appalled at Rigpa management and many Rigpa student’s apparent complete lack of concern for those who have been harmed by Sogyal Rinpoche's behaviour as outlined in the letter by the 8 students. Rigpa management has not even given those harmed a simple acknowledgement of their pain. They speak … Continue reading Don’t forget about those who were harmed – Retraumatising
Crazy Wisdom or Mental Imbalance? A psychological perspective: Part 2
Part 2 of a post by a ex-student and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. Note that this is not an attempt at a diagnosis and should not be read as such. We merely aim to present an alternative framework through which to view the situation. Unresolved grief After the death of his Master HH Dilgo Khyentse, and also … Continue reading Crazy Wisdom or Mental Imbalance? A psychological perspective: Part 2