The report includes allegations against the organization’s head, Sakyong Mipham, and founder Chögyam Trungpa, as well as other leaders in the community.
This week, the government of Sri Lanka is officially celebrating the Tripitaka, the collection of texts that form the foundation of Theravada Buddhism. The government has declared the week of March 16 to 23 “Tripitaka Week.”
Designed to explain Buddhist teachings in an easy-to-understand way, creators hope the robot will boost temple visitor numbers.
William Edelglass has been appointed the new Director of Studies at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies (BCBS) located in Barre, Massachusetts.
An interview with David Zimmerman, the newly installed abbot of San Francisco Zen Center’s City Center.
The Ethics and Reconciliation Council of Spirit Rock Meditation Center has withdrawn the authorization to teach given to Noah Levine. Jack Kornfield, who led Levine’s teacher training and was his authorizing teacher, has rescinded that 2006 authorization.
The ban coincides with multiple politically significant dates in Tibet.
Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg has suffered what a new letter from Salzberg’s director of operations, Lily Cushman, describes as “a major health emergency this past weekend.”
An open letter signed by six former personal attendants to Sakyong Mipham says that the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community “has consistently shown a disturbing pattern of behavior,” including sexual misconduct, psychological abuse, and misuse of organizational funds.
A Buddhist monk has been charged with the sexual assault of two children that occurred at a Buddhist temple in Chicago between 2000 and 2002.