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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 feels like a momentous occasion today as I close Buddhist Project Sunshine. I launched the project two years ago on Shambhala Day* 2017 with a mission to bring healing light to the sexualized violence embedded in the Shambhala community.

It is auspicious to learn that in the past week the first Shambhala leader was put in jail for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor within the community. Also Shambhala International released results from their own investigation into Osel Mukpo. It is striking that even with significant problems inherent in this investigation due to Shambhala’s refusal to appoint a neutral monitor, their results still confirm the tip of the iceberg of Osel Mukpo’s sexual assaults of women! It seems that the tide has officially turned, sanity is emerging, and genuine healing is beginning…

[more to come on this story…]

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