Exactly 18 months ago, on May 16, 2019¹ a group of well respected senior Buddhist nuns urged the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) “to commission an independent, third-party investigation” into multiple […]
Controversies, cultish tendencies and abuse in Buddhism
Petition To the FPMT Board of Directors by Senior Buddhist Nuns
To the FPMT Board of Directors Update: The petition has been successful, the external safeguarding audit is complete, and the audit has been made public. The FPMT did what the petition requested. For details see Fact-finding […]
Will the FPMT Stand by its Code of Ethics?
By Joanne Clark Update: While the investigation continues, Dagri Rinpoche has been temporarily suspended from teaching at FPMT centres. For details see: Update Regarding Dagri Rinpoche. – May 13 + 14, 2019 Updates: Please see the […]
Kelsang Gyatso’s Teachings for Westerners – ‘From Dharma into Dogma?’
GUEST POST by Carol McQuire (Provisional notes) This is a short general summary of what Kelsang Gyatso taught and how. In 1977, he was invited by Lama Yeshe to teach at ‘Manjushri Institute’, […]