A letter by students to Sogyal ‘Rinpoche’ & Rigpa to stop his sexual, physical and emotional abuse of his thousands of students

Beating removes obstacles and brings blessings. Beating hard increases wisdom. When a lama has mastered great primordial wisdom, everything he does is for the benefit of sentient beings; whether it corresponds to Western ideas or not, if he kills someone, no problem. When you feel hurt, there is no point to turn against the teacher because the real reason is that you don’t have enough merit. The people who wrote the letter had wrong views and have broken their samaya with their teacher, who loved and cared for them. Orgyen Tobgyal 'R' ...

Sexual Subjugation, Rape, and Spiritual Rape (Dream Penetration) and a cloak of silence in Tibetan Lamaism

Only relatively recently have these communities started to address the sexual abuse perpetuated by the Lamaists (but not the underlying foundation that creates the abuse). Committees and councils have been set up to ‘listen’ to the victims, and some of the victims have been told to ‘work with their abusers’. What crap. The Tibetan Lamaists, Tibetans and Westerners, are only giving lip service to addressing the abuses, in many instances blaming the victims, and never once addressing the fact that it is Tibetan Lamaism itself that is creating and perpetuating the harm that is being done on a massive scale. This is also known as ‘trauma-based mind control.’ ...