The prominent Tibetan Buddhist monk has been suspended from teaching over abuse allegations, and now senior nuns are calling for an independent probe into his behavior.
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Letter from the Editor: Unmasking the Guru
A letter from Tricycle’s editor, James Shaheen
Buddha Buzz Weekly: New Shambhala Abuse Revelations
Shambhala releases a report detailing dozens of new allegations, a bodhisattva statue bought for $100 sells for $2.1 million, and Nepal reassures US about Tibetan refugees. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in…
The “Love Guru” I Wouldn’t Listen To
Disgraced former monk Michael Roach is itching for a comeback . . . as a relationship expert.
Will Sanghas Learn from the Scandals in the Buddhist World?
Sexual assault allegations and ethical violations have exploded in Buddhist communities over the last year. Are they equipped to handle what comes next?
Dalai Lama Admits to Knowing about Decades-long Abuse in Tibetan Buddhism
Following a meeting with survivor advocates in Europe, the spiritual leader said abusers “don’t care about the Buddha’s teachings.”
Against the Stream Closes Doors as Investigation Finds Misconduct by Founder Noah Levine
An independent investigation determined Levine likely broke ATS rules about “creating harm through sexuality.”
Same Old Story in a New World
Journalist Katy Butler, who wrote the first exposés on sexual abuse in Buddhist communities in the 80s and 90s, discusses what has changed with the #MeToo movement.
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