Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dagri Rinpoche has been declared to have “committed sexual misconduct, which also qualifies as spiritual abuse given his position as a spiritual teacher.”
Gina Sharpe, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, and Pilar Jennings examine spiritual power, the roots of its abuse, and how we might learn to hold it differently going forward.
Pema Chödrön, a bestselling author and one of the best-known American Buddhist teachers, has stepped down as a senior teacher in the Shambhala organization.
The Tibetan Buddhist organization Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition has announced that it is launching an investigation into Buddhist teacher Dagri Rinpoche
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The Buddhist nun and teacher was the subject of a new “Super Soul Sunday” interview.
Buddhist teacher Trudy Goodman looks at the history and harm of sexual misconduct by Buddhist teachers, and what we can do to stop it.
Two religious scholars who specialize in Buddhism are part of a cohort that has been awarded a grant to spend the next five years looking at sexual abuse in religious communities.
Tenku Ruff on what to do when you discover a teacher is all too human.
Willa Blythe Baker offers suggestions on how to support a survivor of sexual misconduct by a Buddhist teacher.