Sogyal Rinpoche to enter “period of retreat and reflection” following allegations of abuse

Following the release of a letter recently issued by current and ex-Rigpa members, which details alleged abuses by Rigpa founder and spiritual director Sogyal Rinpoche, we have now received from Rigpa the following press release, which acknowledges the letter and indicates that Sogyal Rinpoche will “step back” as the community looks into next steps: Press…

Ben Moore, Shambhala Sun, Lion's Roar, Name

Shambhala Sun has changed its name to “Lion’s Roar”

Our new name, recognized by Buddhists of all traditions, expresses our long-standing mission to support genuine Buddhism in the West.