New Karmapa Book Adds Balance

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By Lama Karma Wangchuk Review of Buddha’s Not Smiling: Uncovering Corruption at the Heart of Tibetan Buddhism Today, by Erik D. Curren, Alaya Press, paper, $19.95. ISBN: 0-9772253-0-5. Release date: November 15, 2005. Visitors to this site may know that there has […]

The role of N.B. Bhandari in the controversy

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(excerpt from “Setting the Records Straight#2” which was published here earlier) What Rights Did Situ and Gyaltsab Rinpoches Have Over Rumtek? To answer this question, it is necessary to understand something about the legal structure of Tibetan monastic administrations. Traditionally, each high […]