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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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July 9, 2019

Marpa House is a residence for practitioners in Boulder, owned by Shambhala, that is currently in the process of being sold to help shore up operational deficits and provide the capital necessary for Shambhala International to continue operating.

There has been an offer...

June 29, 2019

Last week, Myra Woodruff, the Executive Director of Karme Choling who will be retiring towards the end of the year, sent out a letter to subscribers at Karme Choling, discussing whether or not to rehang the pictures in the shrine rooms of Chogyam Trungpa and Osel Mukpo...

June 26, 2019

The latest insult from Shambhala towards survivors. The idea of promoting a poem by Osel Mukpo entitled 'Say Yes' in the context of everything that has happened is beyond the pale.

The only thing that would make this even slightly acceptable is donating all proceed...

June 25, 2019

Photo: Michelle Spollen on Unsplash

The tagline of this article by author and survivor Karen Rain says it all: "When it comes to supporting victims of sexual assault, belief is only the beginning."

She directly addresses the state of belief and disbelief associated with...

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 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, w