Translation of an interview with the former director of Rigpa France Olivier Raurich which appeared in the French magazine “Marianne”¹ Q: When did you become interested in Buddhism and how did you encounter Sogyal Rinpoche? […]
When it is more than abuse – Experiences within the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT)
By Peter Graham Dryburgh The hurt and harm of spiritual abuse is rarely inflicted upon people with the intention to wound anyone. – Major Scott Nicloy When we think of abuse in the year 2016, […]
Who needs facts when we have the Internet?
Guest Post by Sandy Clarke Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal. There are those who do not realise that one day […]
Andrea Ballance is a survivor of the Buddhist group NKT and tells ASLI “I have lived through PTSD and RT (religious trauma). I feel that I have something to say that can help people. I feel art in all its facets has an important role to play in an individual’s health and the health of our whole society”.
NKT Survivor Testimony: “I Am Not Your Teacher”
I Am Not Your Teacher by Andrea Ballance The shortcoming of hanging pawns is that they present a convenient target for attack. As the exchange of men proceeds, their potential strength lessens and during the […]
A Tibetan Translator’s Testimony by Tenzing Wangdak
GUEST POST My Diary – The Ticking Bomb That Took 23 Years To Explode My name is Tenzing Wangdak. I woke up at around 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning, December 17th, 2014. I was […]