Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Accused of Sexual Assault Upon Women Followers

The head of Shambala International that has around 200 international Buddhist centers, Sakyon Mipham Rinpoche is accused of sexual assault upon his women followers according to breaking reports. The Tibetan Buddhist leader has been investigated by an independent investigator who reported to have reviewed some of allegations against the rinpoche.

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Australia Grants Land To Build Tibetan Buddhist Temple

Australia grants land to build a Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Canberra which will be the first in the Australian city Canberra. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has granted a block of land in the city for Stupa Temple of Peace (STOP) and the initiating ground breaking ceremony was carried out yesterday to start its construction works.

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Besides Larung Gar, A Nearby Township Seized By Chinese Authorities

While the highly controversial demolishing of the largest Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center, Larung Gar continues against all the campaigns and protests from around the world, the authorities in the Southwestern Chinese province, Sichuan has seized a large are of land in a nearby Tibetan township by forcing the Tibetans out of their homes for commercial development.

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Besides Demolishing, Monks And Nuns Being Expelled From Larung Gar

While the demolishing of the largest Tibetan buddhist centre, Larung Gar proceeds, the authorities are now reported to have forced many monks and nuns from the neighbouring Tibet Autonomous Region to return to their homes. The Larung Gar is the largest Tibetan buddhist centre which is an equally flocked centre by the Chinese buddhists too since 1980s.

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