The head of one of the west’s largest Buddhist groups has stepped down while allegations of sexual assault and misconduct are investigated. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community – an organisation with more than 200 meditation centres globally – will “step back from his administrative and teaching responsibilities”, a statement said.
Name: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
Continent: North America
Company: Shambhala Buddhist Community
Announcement Date: July 10, 2018, 10:00pm
Resignation Date: July 10, 2018, 10:00pm