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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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May 30, 2019

Katrin Stelzel has been highly involved with Shambhala over the past 31 years. She was the Joint Managing Director of Shambhala Europe, the Mukpo Family European Secretary, a Transition Task Force member, a representative of the European Potrang and a member of the Sha...

May 30, 2019

Renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher and scholar Robert Thurman has worked with Columbia University to offer a course that covers the Indo-Tibetan philosophical, scientific, and psychological Buddhist traditions and their history.

It is completely free, though there is the...

May 29, 2019

In the wake of the allegations concerning Dagri Rinpoche, fourteen highly respected, senior nuns have signed this letter to the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) Board of Directors. Dagri Rinpoche is a senior teacher who travels and teach...

May 16, 2019

Here is an article from Beyond the Temple, penned by Joanne Clark, reflecting on the recent allegations against Dagri Rinpoche and his response to them, pictured above.  It offers some thoughts on other ways Dagri Rinpoche may have responded, and concludes with the Eig...

May 16, 2019

The case against William Karelis has proceeded to district court as a result of a Boulder County judge's ruling. He is set for arraignment on June 14, where he will be able to take a plea deal or proceed to trial.

The defense attorney tried to call into question incons...

May 11, 2019

There is an open letter circulating for signature, written by Aline Thivolle, with the intention of sending through to the acharyas and interim board. The letter can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S60B0zzxCaxD6xReZHTS0KhgqQ156EDOsFHzfXeBTsc/ed...

May 11, 2019

This reflection, posted by Aarti Tejuja Lentz on her site, mirrors feelings that many of us are struggling to work through at this point. It is very well-written. Until recently, Aarti occupied a paid position within Shambhala as the Director of the Shambhala Office of...