Concept Blindness - What is it? Let’s bring in color blindness here, to help explain concept blindness. How do you explain to another person the felt-sensations of the powerful, transformative experiences that…read more
Another one bites the dust: Rigdzin Namkha Gyatso 'Rinpoche' Translated from der Standard: The Silence of the Lamas: Abuse in Buddhism More and more students are alleging sexual abuse against Buddhist teachers…read more
NAROPA UNIVERSITY IMPORTANT INFORMATION ____________________________________________ From Families Against Cult Teachings's website: Since the horrible death of Sharon Stern, F.A.C.T. has discovered much more evidence about Naropa University that current and potential students,…read more
Our heavenly Father has appointed my husband and myself to pray intercessory prayers for you, we did not choose this, but He chose it for us. In obedience to Him, we pray…read more
The abuse and rottenness of Tibetan lamaism is system-wide, rooted deeply in the sacerdotal Tibetan Lamaism which long ago incorporated aspects of Bön (the indigenous animistic/shamanic religion of the region of Tibet), Buddhism, Hinduism, ritual magic, black magic, sorcery and witchcraft. Lamas of all lineages engage in this abusive behavior. ...
By NICOLE WINFIELD and RODNEY MUHUMUZA - Jul. 27, 2018 VATICAN CITY (AP) — The nun no longer goes to confession regularly, after an Italian priest forced himself on her while she…read more
Of particular interest to me is whether the various Shambhala organizations have been violating tax laws. The Ladrang, for example, says on its provincial registry that it is a “church,” and yet the money raised appears to benefit only one person — Sakyong Mipham, and I suppose his family. And the Shambhala Canada Society was previously registered as the Vajradhatu Buddhist Church; I don’t know why the name was changed. It appears that licensing or other fees collected from the Shambhala centers are run through Shambhala International, but I don’t know if that income is declared as business income or of a charitable nature. ...
July 11, 2018 - New York Times By Andy Newman In a shrine on the sixth floor of a Manhattan office building, a photo of a man in golden robes hangs above…read more
I agree regarding the revision of the role of women who are, ironically, the vast majority of western Buddhists. I think we also need to look at how putting people on such a false pedestals creates an unnatural instinctive mating responses in women – something that leaves them confused and vulnerable. It is time to call out the naked emperor! ...
An article from The Daily Camera, a Boulder, Colorado, newspaper: Ösel Rangdrol Mukpo, called 'The Sakyong' ('earth-protector' or 'king'), the leader of Shambhala International, a Buddhist group founded in Boulder, released a statement this week apologizing for past relationships in which the participating women have expressed "feeling harm." Sakyong Mipham 'Rinpoche', who lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the spiritual leader of Shambhala, a Buddhist organization created in the west in the 1970s by Mipham's father, exiled Tibetan monk Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The Canadian-based organization's U.S. headquarters are located in Boulder, along with the Buddhist-inspired…read more