The Ethics and Reconciliation Council of Spirit Rock Meditation Center has withdrawn the authorization to teach given to Noah Levine. Jack Kornfield, who led Levine’s teacher training and was his authorizing teacher, has rescinded that 2006 authorization.
Jezebel on Wednesday published details of what it says is the 44-page report of the third-party investigation commissioned by the Against the Stream Buddhist organization into allegations against its founder, Noah Levine.
A Malibu venue where Noah Levine is set to lead a retreat later this month will donate its rental proceeds to a charity supporting survivors of sexual violence.
On Saturday, Noah Levine sent an open letter to the Against the Stream and Refuge Recovery communities addressing the allegations of sexual misconduct against him and the organization’s decision to shut down its centers.
A feature article on Jezebel published Tuesday reports that multiple women have accused Buddhist teacher Noah Levine of sexual misconduct.
Following sexual misconduct allegations, Noah Levine has taken a leave of absence from his role as president of the Refuge Recovery board.
Against the Stream released a statement addressing allegations of sexual misconduct by Noah Levine, to which he has responded.
Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society has published a letter clarifying the teaching status of former teacher Frank Uyttebroeck.
Noah Levine offers hope to at-risk youth and people battling addiction. He bases his work on the view that there’s nothing more radical than the Buddha’s original teachings.
Vinny Ferraro, meditation teacher at Against the Stream San Francisco, explains the simple phrase “Right now, it’s like this.”