Magazine | The Conversation
Our readers respond to Tricycle’s print and online stories.
Sogyal Rinpoche Eulogies Make Victims Disappear, Critics Charge
Buddhist groups are retracting statements praising the Tibetan Buddhist teacher following outcry from abuse survivors and their supporters.
Sogyal Rinpoche Dead at 72
The embattled Tibetan Buddhist teacher and author died at a hospital in Thailand.
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.”
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Sept. 15, 2018
The Dalai Lama talks with survivors of abusive teachers, New York Shambhala center may close, and the Tibetan refugee population in India shrinks. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
How to Heal After Your Teacher Crosses the Line
Here are some recommendations from contemplative psychotherapy for working with transgressions by or painful break with a spiritual teacher.
Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature
Why I Quit Guru Yoga
Does elevating the guru to the same status as the teachings themselves set the stage for teacher-student abuse?
What Went Wrong
An interview with Tibetan psychologist Lobsang Rapgay about student-teacher relationships that turn abusive
Personal Reflections Tibetan Buddhism
Opinion: How Rigpa Can Redeem Itself in the Wake of Sogyal Rinpoche’s Resignation
The road ahead for Rigpa to reclaim its integrity will not be easy, but the embattled Buddhist organization can start by doing the right thing, writes a Tibetan psychologist and former monk.
Get Daily Dharma in your email
Start your day with a fresh perspective
Explore timeless teachings through modern methods.
With Stephen Batchelor, Sharon Salzberg, Andrew Olendzki, and moreSee Our Courses