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Posted on 25 September 2016 by dialogueireland
Provided via a former order member of FWBO / Triratna, the recent document ‘Safeguarding the Order in India’ seems to indicate
mishandling of finances and wide spread sexual misconduct of order members. (Worse still, some have even been spiritually unfaithful to Sangharakshita and Triratna and compromised their spiral path ….) To what extent were Indian order members copying the alleged sexual misconduct of their UK leader Sangharakshita? To what extent might charitable funds collected from UK donors by The Karuna Trust doorstop campaigns be involved? As in UK, the primary focus of Triratna worldwide is to spread the Dharma (Dhamma) as presented by Sangharakshita (aka Dennis from Tooting).
In India, the Triratna Buddhist Community is known as the Triratna Bauddha Mahasangha
. Its work in India has two aspects: firstly providing facilities for teaching the Dhamma among Buddhists from the communities formerly known as ‘untouchable’, and secondly running social work projects to contribute to the betterment of those communities.
SAFEGUARDING THE ORDER IN INDIA A MESSAGE TO THE ORDER IN INDIA FROM THE INDIAN PUBLIC PRECEPTORS’
KULA: Amoghasiddhi, Amritdip, Chandrasil, Jnanasuri, Karunamaya, Subhuti, and Yashosagar. August 2012
The Triratna Bauddha Sangha is, as we all know well, a spiritual community of men and women who Go for Refuge to the Three Jewels. We look to the Buddha Shakyamuni as our guide and inspiration and it is his teachings that we practise and try to spread to others. In India, most of us have come to the Sangha through the inspiration of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar and our Sangha is devoted to carrying out his great vision of bringing Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity to India and the world by means of the Dhamma. Continue reading
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Posted on 23 September 2016 by dialogueireland
Jo Taylor examines allegations of historic abuse at a religious centre.
BBC One Cambridgeshire, East only
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Posted on 25 June 2016 by dialogueireland
The author has reflected long and hard and through a process of reflection has come to the realisation that under the guise of Buddhism a horrendous sexual injustice has been perpetrated on young men to undermine and leave them incapable of reacting.
Sangharakshita: ‘Greek Love’, ‘Fierce Friendship’ and the perversion of Buddhism. By: Alan J. W.
The purpose of this article, is to explain how several forms of unethical behaviour were promoted and practised by senior members of Sangharakshita’s Order. I have employed a psychological perspective, because I feel that this approach gives the most revealing insight into these damaging developments. Continue reading
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Posted on 12 January 2016 by dialogueireland
Interview with Mary Finnigan, the author of a new memoir, “Psychedelic Suburbia” By Julia Llewellyn Smith Published: 10 January 2016 in the Sunday Times Continue reading
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Posted on 11 January 2016 by dialogueireland