The legacy issues involving inappropriate sexual activity by the founder of the FWBO / Triratna, Sangharakshita (Dennis Lingwood)

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Padmaloka community ~ FWBO / Triratna from Dialogue Ireland on Vimeo.

 

https://vimeo.com/195316886?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vimeo-cliptranscode-201504&utm_campaign=28749This video “Padmaloka community ~ FWBO /

 

 

 

Triratna” was produced by BBC (East) and broadcast in the Eastern Region of England on 26 September 2016.  The BBC also produced a news report about this programme:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-37432719

The BBC said they had spoken to three men who say they were pressured into having a homosexual relationship with Sangharakshita (Dennis Lingwood) under the guise of spiritual friendship. One man said he was under the legal age of consent for homosexual sex at the time.

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The BBC comes out of the past to face the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order/ Triratna Buddhist Community

Next on Jo Taylor examines allegations of historic abuse at a religious centre.

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Though this programme can only be viewed in the UK we hope that as a charity dedicated to informing the public on cultism we might be able to in due course obtain a link to this important programme. Those who would like to study more about this group please go to these links below.

https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/category/buddhist/friends-of-the-western-buddhist-order/

Here you will find another programme broadcast as early as 1992 and this shows how these issues still are raising questions. It was entitled “Going for Refuge.”

https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/introduction-to-going-for-refuge-bbc-east-by-di-buddhist-consultant/#more-4943

Jo Taylor examines allegations of historic abuse at a religious centre.

BBC One Cambridgeshire, East only at 19:30

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0071mjk/broadcasts/upcoming

 

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Triratna/FWBO and grooming by Sangharakshita is the Order of the day.

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.

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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

Inside the cult of Sangharakshita Its formative years, by an ex- long-term member: Ex-Mitra.

In Ireland the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order/ Triratna Buddhist Community FWBO/TBC is known as the Dublin Buddhist Centre. They have a centre on Joyce Street, Dublin 1.

https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/category/buddhist/friends-of-the-western-buddhist-order/

https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/category/buddhist/the-dublin-buddhist-centre/

https://dialogueireland.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/analysisofcriticisms.pdf

https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/2009/08/19/sanghapala-in-ireland/

In their own words:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triratna_Buddhist_Community

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Read the article as a Word document:

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Inside the cult of Sangharakshita

Its formative years, by an ex- long-term member.
I was involved with the FWBO/TBC intermittently from the late 70’s until the early 2000’s. Until the late 1980’s I was heavily involved and in the centre of things – including the ordination process. I was, however, never ordained into Sangharakshita’s Order; the reason will become obvious in the content of this article.
There are a few general points that I should make: as I feel that they have not been given the importance they merit in other commentaries on the FWBO/TBC that I have read.

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