Resources for Helping our Sangha to Understand Current Events in Shambhala

This is a painful and confusing time for everyone.  There are allegations of clergy sexual misconduct against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. In an effort to fully share information regarding what is happening in our Shambhala community, we are offering the following listing of information and teachings.  Thank you Shambhala San Francisco for offering this list, and to Cheri Tiernan for calling it to our attention.

Atlanta Community Statement 7/17/2018

Community Update from Kalapa Media 7/13/2018

Letter from the Sakyong 7/10/2018

Letter from the Women Acharyas 7/8/2018

A Message from the Office of the Sakyong 7/6/2018

Letter from the Kalapa Council regarding leadership transition 7/6/2018

Letter from the Kalapa Council 6/29/2018

Letter from the Kalapa Council 6/27/2018

Letter from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to the Shambhala Community 6/25/2018

An Olive Branch Website

Project Sunshine First Report
Project Sunshine Second Report

Project Sunshine Additional Memorandum on Sexual Misconduct of the Sakyong 7/10/2018

Buddhist News Articles
Tricycle Article

Lion’s Roar Report alleges sexual misconduct by leader of Shambhala community

Helpful writings by Shambhala Teachers
Susan Piver On Shambhala
Nichtern Reflections on Shambhala

A video message from Llama Rod Owens to the Shambhala Community

A video message from Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo & Lama Tsultrim Allione

Pema Chödrön No Right No Wrong

Meditation in the City with Shanti Small Holding Space, Healing Harm