Though one takes the Vinaya (monks and nuns vows) until the end of life and the Bodhisattva and Vajrayana vows until one attains enlightenment, the Buddha gave permission to offer back the monastic (Vinaya) vows […]
Controversies, cultish tendencies and abuse in Buddhism
What Is A Rigpa Student To Think?
GUEST POST Sorting Out the Blogs and Posts in Regard to Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Sogyal Rinpoche I begin with a story which I believe to be from a Zen center: Our Saturday morning […]
Characteristics Of Those Unsuitable To Be Gurus
Many people trained within NKT might be full of fear and guilt to either leave NKT or after they have left NKT already. These feelings of guilt and fear might undermine the clarity to make […]