Guru and Student in the Vajrayana

by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, The Buddhist Channel, Aug 16, 2017

Dharma teacher and award winning film producer Kyentse Rinpoche lends his voice to the controversy surrounding Sogyal Rinpoche, who on August 11, 2017 resigned from Rigpa, an international network of Buddhist centers founded by the renowned Nyingma teacher

Timphu, Bhutan
-- I have written the following in response to a number of requests, including some from the press, for my take on the present situation in the Rigpa Sangha over Sogyal Rinpoche’s behaviour.  More

Dalai Lama criticises ethical misconduct by Buddhist teachers

The Buddhist Channel, Aug 16, 2017

Ladakh, India -- The following video contain comments by the Dalai Lama on current situation in Rigpa, with regards to the allegations of abuse made by 8 former and current students of Sogyal Rinpoche.

The remarks were captured at the Inauguration of Seminar on ‘Buddhism in Ladakh’ on August 1, 2017.  More

Sogyal Rinpoche steps down as head of Rigpa after allegations
Tibet Sun Newsroom, 15 August 2017

McLEOD GANJ, India -- Following allegations that abuses were committed on his students, Sogyal Rinpoche, Buddhist teacher and author, has decided to step down with immediate effect as the head of Rigpa, a network of Buddhist learning centres around the world.  More

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