In 2017, evidence of ongoing sexual abuse and violence by Sogyal Rinpoche, a well-known Tibetan Buddhist master, sent shockwaves through the Buddhist world. His Rigpa community became divided into supporters and opponents. Sogyal stepped down as their teacher and fled to Thailand.
In this unique documentary we hear the poignant testimonies of victims who brought the story to light. They share their insights on how traditional Buddhist teachings on guru devotion were used to legitimise the sexual abuse and violence by Sogyal, and how a culture of secrecy was maintained by an ‘inne...
Start Sales Date
Internet & Mobile:
24 Aug 2021, 9am
24 Aug 2021, 10am
Approximately 88 minutes with no interval
English with no subtitles
Rating and Consumer Advice
NC16 - Some Mature Content
Rating / Age Limit
- Rating: Some Mature Content [NC16 - No Children Under 16]
- Suitable for persons aged 16 and above
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