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The Dalai Lama on Abuse by Buddhist Teachers or Gurus

Question to H.H. the Dalai Lama at the press conference at Tibet House, Frankfurt, Thursday, 14. September 2017

Ursula Richard: Your Holiness, I would like to ask you to say a few words about abusive behavior in Buddhist or religious institutions in general, and how we, as a society, as Buddhist communities, can deal with it and support the victims. 732 more words


Certain Types Of Teachers We Should Avoid

By Patrul Rinpoche & Chatral Rinpoche

Patrul Rinpoche in “Words of My Perfect Teacher”¹:

On the other hand, there are certain kinds of teachers we should avoid. 1,196 more words


Ethics for Music Educators II

Part II: The Nitty Gritty

(This blog-post is the second in a series of three articles. For an introduction to this topic, you should first read “Part I: Back to Basics” at… 2,550 more words

Marketing Professionalism

On Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s Statement From a Reader of the New York Times

Guest Post By Joanne Clark

As a woman living in a Western country with laws, as a liberal with a subscription to The New York Times, and as a follower of HH Dalai Lama, I found… 993 more words


Rigpa Students in a Quandary: What to Do When Seeing Your Guru Punch a Nun in the Stomach Crosses a Line?

A week ago until today I received different emails from a person who wants to change Rigpa from within. In that context, I argued about the integrity and truthfulness of a certain fully ordained nun.

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A Successful Model

Now that the decimation of public education is official policy in Washington, teachers can resist or use this as an unprecedented oppportunity to return to the solution that was abandoned in the early 20th century: the proven success record of schools developed and administered by women educators. 533 more words