By Patrul Rinpoche & Chatral Rinpoche Patrul Rinpoche in “Words of My Perfect Teacher”¹: On the other hand, there are certain kinds of teachers we should avoid. Their characteristics are as follows. Teachers […]
Controversies, cultish tendencies and abuse in Buddhism
You’re interested in going to a Buddhist center in your city for the first time. What advice can be given?
Lion’s Roar posted an entry I’m interested in going to a Buddhist center in my city for the first time. Any advice? On a rather quick reading I found it a bit incomplete recollecting my and others’ people […]
The Dangers of Meditation. Advice for Meditators. An interview with Leigh Brasington by Willoughby Britton.
You might have heard that there are people who did retreat but came back rather insane than sane? Then there are people for whom meditation works very well, they become more grounded. Why is this? […]
The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Buddhism in the Twenty-first Century
I’m always telling the Tibetans and also the Chinese and Japanese, and the Ladakhis and all the Himalayan Buddhists – I’m always telling them that now we are in the twenty-first century, we should be […]