The New Kadampa Tradition is controversial—and growing. Why?
Casting themselves as the “true” dharma heirs of Tibetan Buddhism, members of the NKT reprise an old Orientalist trope.
Dorje Shugden is a deity that most in Tibetan Studies would prefer to avoid discussing. Proponents and opponents of his worship have clashed for well over a century, with sometime tragic consequences. In his blog post on Tricycle the week before the last, Jeff Watt offered an invaluable historical perspective to the issue, writing that […]