Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

ENGAGE! IS THE DHARMA OF CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT, social, scientific and spiritual. Our mission is to bring about awakening through the exploration of our deep interconnectedness, our interbeing with the phenomenal world. Engage! is looking for inspired activists to offer posts, articles, poetry, photos, videos, drawings, animations, music, song, and spoken word to the magazine. Send us your… Read More Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

Further abuse accusations against Sakyong Mipham

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 BY JUSTIN WHITAKER A thirty-five page letter was issued yesterday by six of the closest attendants of Mipham Mukpo (Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche) detailing their experiences of verbal, physical and sexual abuse in vivid detail. Recollections include female students being “pushed to rationalize [sex] as a generous offering to their revered teacher”, stories… Read More Further abuse accusations against Sakyong Mipham

Shambhala Sex Misconduct Report

The final report from Wickwire Holm law firm on the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by the Sakyong Mipham of Shambhala has been released to the public. https://shambhala.org/index.php?file=2019/02/2-3-19-WH-Report-Final-Package.pdf Tricycle has provided what seems to be a typical summary of the report. https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/shambhala-investigation/ Selection from Final Statement from Andrea Winn of Buddhist Project Sunshine: It… Read More Shambhala Sex Misconduct Report

An Oral History of Refuge Recovery

http://simianuprising.com/2018/11/29/refuge-recovery-an-oral-history-of-the-book-with-gary-sanders/ FWIW I really wanted to put more details out there about the collaboration on the book so I did a long interview with Gary Sanders, one of the original RR organizers, about the early days and how the book was written. It’s 80 mins and there’s also a transcription on my blog. Hopefully it’s… Read More An Oral History of Refuge Recovery

The Human Face of Climate Change: Pat McCabe and Indigenous Knowledge

Pat McCabe (Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining) is a Diné (Navajo) mother, grandmother, activist, artist, writer, ceremonial leader, and international speaker. She is a voice for global peace, and her paintings are created as tools for individual, earth and global healing. She draws upon the Indigenous sciences of Thriving Life to reframe questions about… Read More The Human Face of Climate Change: Pat McCabe and Indigenous Knowledge