Shambhala, one of the largest Buddhist organizations in the West, plans to develop a “comprehensive plan to address abuse.”
My father was a caring and somewhat charismatic minister turned therapist. He was also a sexual predator.
When Karen Maezen Miller saw a steady stream of “me too”s coming across her feed, it broke down a barrier between “me” and “you.”
Mingyur Rinpoche explains Vajrayana ethics, how to find a genuine teacher, and what to do if a teacher crosses the line.
Lama Willa Miller offers nine pieces of advice for women who find themselves in secret relationships with their teachers.
Lama Willa Miller offers suggestions on how to support a survivor of sexual misconduct by a Buddhist teacher.
To victims of sexual misconduct, writes Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux, “we stand with you.”
Sogyal Rinpoche, Buddhist teacher and author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, “has decided, with immediate effect, to retire as spiritual director from all the organizations that bear the name of Rigpa in different countries around the world.”
The Dalai Lama said that when a teacher commits ethical misconduct and disregards Buddhist ethics, students should make the misconduct public.
When the teacher F’s up, what’s a Buddhist to do? Justin von Bujdoss offers a clarification of the pure view of the tantric Buddhist path.