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Ex-members: Shambhala, Boulder-born Buddhist organization, suppressed allegations of abuse

July 9, 2019

Further Developments in the Case of Former Member Michael Smith

July 9, 2019

Another Former Boulder Shambhala Member Accused of Sexual Assault on a Child

June 30, 2019

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February 20, 2019

The Interim Board of Shambhala posted a reply to the letter from ex Kusungs.  It can be found in full here: https://us10.campaign-archive.com/?u=76e527900434e4c4d8651bf30&id=29668f2921

For convenience, here is the full text of the letter:

Dear Shambhala Community,


February 18, 2019

We have received a letter from a group of ex-Kusungs outlining some of their experiences with abuse inside the court and the greater Shambhala community. This will likely be both troubling and validating for many of us, but it is encouraging to see the continued braven...

February 17, 2019

This is a wonderful teaching provided by Thich Nhat Hanh on recognizing the value of anger and how to transform it from many of its negative expressions into something that is more conducive to positive growth and compassion.

I think it is very powerful that he takes th...

February 16, 2019

Andrea Winn, the founder of Buddhist Project Sunshine, offers some final thoughts and reflections, after wrapping up two years of arduous effort on behalf of bringing to light the sexualized violence occurring within the Shambhala community. 

Her entire post can be read...

February 16, 2019

The Tibetan Review discusses a recent petition presented in person by survivors to the Dalai Lama regarding abuses in Tibetan Buddhist organizations, and his response. 

It is worth the full read, but here is a rather stark statement from the Dalai Lama, concer...