List of abusive lamas in Tibetan Buddhism, with links to testimonials and/or articles about the abuses. Feel free to share. "If people are not held accountable, the abuses will simply continue, they won’t stop. And there is no future without understanding the causes and conditions, including social, political, environmental, and doctrinal causes that lead to the abuses in question, which are well documented and undeniable." - Claudio Cla
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
A list of Tibetan lamas who are known to have been abusers, sexual predators or con artists
Dalai Lama - has known about sexual abuse by many lamas for decades, never said anything to set a code of ethics in place and in fact aided and abetted the abusers. The DL has lied about being a man of peace, since he was paid $1.7 million dollars a year for many years to kill Chinese in Tibet. The DL was part of a tyranny over 95% of his nation, depriving them of freedom, making any kind of decent living, enabled a system that deprived his nation of basic human rights, preventing them from education, secular education, literature, art and conscripting 20% of the male population into pedophile factories aka 'monasteries', where the children were savaged with abuse and routinely sex trafficked. Location: Tibet, Dharamsala. Time frame: mid 1950s until present.
Lama Tenzin Dhonden aka Dalai Lama's 'personal emissary', supposedly a monk - sexually involved with Sara/Clare Bronfman, funder of NXIVM cult. Fraud, embezzling, con artist, liar, betrayer. Fake charity: Friends of the Dalai Lama. Time frame 1991 to present. https://abuseintibetanbuddhism.blogspot.com/2021/04/dalai-lamas-personal-emissary-tenzin.html and https://abuseintibetanbuddhism.blogspot.com/2021/04/supposed-monk-lama-tenzin-dhonden-dalai.html
Chogyam Trungpa - serial sexual predator, sex addict, con artist, liar, betrayer, animal torturer, alcoholic, drug addict, physically violent, bully, adulterer. Impregnated a nun while he was a 'monk'. Repeatedly abandoned his children. Cult leader. Location: Boulder, Colorado, Nova Scotia, Canada. Cult name: Shambhala, Dharmadhatu, Vajradhatu, Tail of the Tiger, Naropa. Time frame: 1959 to 1987. Many, many links about his abuses:
Sogyal Lakar - serial sexual predator, sex addict, sex trafficker, con artist, liar, betrayer, physically violent, bully. Cult leader. Location: London, UK, France. Cult name: Rigpa. Time frame: Early 1970s until 2019. Many, many links about his abuses:
Kalu Rinpoche Karma Rangjung Kunkhyab - serial sexual predator, liar, betrayer, cult leader. He repeatedly enabled other Tibetan lamas including one who was a serial rapist, another a pedophile. Ordained a Western devotee as a nun and abused her sexually for years and included his own nephew in the sexual abuse. Did same to an underage Tibetan girl, who was found dead. Cult name: many centers usually starting with the word Kargyu. Location: India, international centers. Time frame: mid 1970s to 1989
From June Campbell's book: Traveller in Space:
Lama Norlha Rinpoche - serial sexual predator, liar, betrayer, cult leader. Abbot of Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery (disciple of sex abuser Kalu Rinpoche). Location: upstate New York. Cult name: Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery Time frame: 1980s to 2017
Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey - serial sexual predator, con artist, liar, betrayer. His assistant, Khedrup Tharchin was a sexual harasser and groper as well. Location: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, India. Time frame: 1976 to 1980s.
Lama Topgyal - serial sexual predator, physically violent, child abuser, severe alcoholic, con artist, liar, betrayer, bully. Location: Mussoorie, India. Time frame: 1959 until 1990s.
Sakya Trizin Ngawang Kunga- sexual predator, con artist, adulterer, liar, betrayer. Location: Rajpur, India. 1981 until present.
Dodrubchen - sexual predator, con artist, liar, betrayer, adulterer. Location: Sikkim. Time frame: 1978 until present.
Achi Tsepal - (translator to Karmapa XVI) serial sexual predator, adulterer. Location: Sikkim. Time frame: 1974 until 1980 (?).
http://survivorbb.rapeutation.com/viewtopic.php?f=174&t=2784&p=17811&hilit=topgyal#p17814 Lama Lodru (Lodu) - serial rapist, known to have caused multiple unwanted pregnancies, serial sexual predator. Location: San Francisco, California Time frame: mid 1970s until present.
Thinley Norbu - psychological abuser using sexual language and harassing Location: Boudha, Bhutan. Time frame: mid 1970s to 2011.
MJM aka Mipham J Mukpo aka the Sakyong - (Chogyam Trungpa'son) - serial sexual predator, con artist, liar, betrayer, alcoholic, bully, adulterer. Cult leader. Location: Nova Scotia, Canada. Cult name: Shambhala. Time frame: 1995 to 2018, now in hiding
CR Lama aka Chimed Rigdzin Lama - sexual predator, con artist, liar, betrayer, adulterer. Location: Shantiniketan, West Bengal India. Time frame: 1978 to ?
Sey Rinpoche - serial sexual predator. Location: Manali, India. Time frame: 1990s? to present.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche - con artist, internet troll, publicly promoting sexual predation by lamas of their devotees with his 'sex contract'. Time frame: 2017 to present
Lama Choedak Rinpoche - serial sexual predator, liar, betrayer, con artist, adulterer. Cult name: Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra. Location: Canberra, Australia.
Drupon Rinpoche - serial sexual predator of male devotees, lying, enabling criminal activity and other sexual predation, drug abuse within the cult. Donations embezzled for lamas' luxury lifestyles, expensive cars etc. Cult name: Samye Ling. Location: Thranghu Gompa, Nepal and Samye-Ling, Scotland.
Dagri Rinpoche - Serial sexual predator, con artist, liar. Location: London, UK. Cult name: Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT). "The allegations, which date back to 2008, include complaints from many women, including ordained nuns, of groping, sexual harassment, and sexual assault at FPMT centers and elsewhere." Time frame: 2000 to 2020.
Tarthang Tulku - cult leader, financial abuse, sexual abuse enabler of Arnaud Maitland. Name of. cult Odiyan. Time frame: 1970s to present
Shenpen Rinpoche - serial pedophile, traffics children across EU, America, and Tibet. He adopted a Tibetan boy(he sexually abuses) by marrying his mother and shamed her away. He lied on papers saying he is the child's father and he is not. He ripped off a nun and has people following her. He also raped a boy who had cancer and was under his care. He had a case in France against him(accused of sexually abusing a child) years ago, he used intimidation to silence the parents. Name of cult: Dharmaling Buddhist Congregation. Location: France. Time frame: 2000s to present https://www.dnevnik.si/1042532103?fbclid=IwAR2YGzVKpH4YA58AMNb8LSMH6qzQsEYwvSslg8UqQZW3VAPcI-v3bIpsUWg
Geshe Michael Roach - serial sexual predator, cult leader, con artist. Cult name: Diamond Mountain Center Location: Arizona. Time frame: 1990s to present
Tsultrim Allione - Enables visiting Tibetan lamas who are serial sexual predators to abuse her devotees, bullies her devotees into denying abuse took place and openly blames the victims for the abusers' abuses, con artist, liar, betrayer, bully, adulterer. Cult leader. Cult name: Tara Mandala. Location: Pagosa Springs, Colorado and internationally. Time frame: 2000s until present.
Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen (Rudy Dyke) - serial pedophile abuser posing as ordained TB lama under Lama Lodo, whose victims include one suicide. Fled to Thailand after being exposed, whereabouts currently unknown. Time frame: 1993-1997 He disappeared overnight when his abuses reported to the law and the press in 1997 and headed for Thailand.
His Holiness Dorje Chang Buddha III - con artist, liar, thief, embezzler. Location: California. Time frame 2000s https://www.pasadenastarnews.com/2015/04/18/pasadena-man-dorje-chang-known-to-followers-as-buddha-is-gaining-followers-in-art-world/
Lama Kelsang Chöpel aka Gerhard Mattioli - Serial sexual predator, including causing pregnancies of devotees, drugging women, bullying, lying, con artist (one devotee committed suicide). Location: Middelburg, Netherlands. 2000s to 2007? https://openbuddhism.org/the-launch-of-lama-kelsang-chopel/
Lama Dondrup Dorje aka Peter Yeung / Young - cult leader, sexual predator, con artist, liar, betrayer. Cult name: Pathgate. Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Time frame: Late 1980s to 2018 https://pathgatesurvivors.com/2018/12/18/uncovering-the-truth-about-pathgate-and-lama-dondrup-dorje/
Ole Nydahl - Serial sexual predator, bullying, lying, con artist, racist. See more in this article in German. Cult name: Diamond Way Buddhism Location: Denmark, Germany Time frame: 19702, 1980s to present
Reggie Ray - Cult leader, psychological abuser. Cult name: Dharma Ocean. Time frame: 1996 to present
List of abusers here as well: http://viewonbuddhism.org/controversy-controversial-teacher-group-center-questionable.html
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