Confronting Abuse of Power Buddhism Sangha Guru Buddhadharma Lion's Roar

No More Secrets

We took our time getting to the issue of abuse in Buddhist sanghas—perhaps too long. We feared fanning the flames as communities grappled with painful scandals that were making headlines in the [...]

Our Teachers Are Not Gods Confronting Abuse of Power Rob Preece

Our Teachers Are Not Gods

Longtime practitioner and psychotherapist Rob Preece says even though as students we may be devoted to our teachers, we can't afford to idealize them [...]

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Confronting Abuse of Power

Abuse can take different forms: financial, psychological, physical, sexual. Recent headlines have revealed that spiritual communities, including [...]