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Some Media and the Shugden Controversy – How TV Channels and YouTube Can Deceive You

Going back to my time in NKT from 1995–2000, I remember the point in 1996 when the Dalai Lama was introduced to me as being a bad person who “oppresses religious freedom”, as a politician who “ 1,795 more words

Dorje Shugden Controversy

Official declaration from New Kadampa Survivors

Today the New Kadampa Survivors group issued this official statement:

Declaration concerning the demonstrations against His Holiness the Dalai Lama


We, the undersigned, as former members of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT), and ex-practitioners of Dorje Shugden, are appalled and saddened that those who were once our NKT sangha now demonstrate against and defame His Holiness the Dalai Lama. 1,458 more words

Tibetan Buddhism

The New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) and the Dalai Lama

GUEST POST by Robert – a former NKT monk

The Protests

If you have tried to attend one of the Dalai Lama’s teachings in the west over the last six years, you will have noticed a peculiar mob of people gathered outside in a loud, formal protest. 2,336 more words

New Kadampa Tradition

Fruitful discussions on Facebook about the Shugden / Anti Dalai Lama campaign with NKT followers

The Facebook group Talk about Shugden – which I cannot follow due to not being on FB – seems to offer a useful discussion between ill informed NKT zealots and more informed or at least more reasonable and openly investigating people. 2,094 more words

Dorje Shugden Controversy