Thoughts from somebody who is nobody

What a time for Buddhism in the United States. My teacher, who I have studied under for 15 years has been accused of sexual misconduct and financial mismanagement, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, has been accused of sexual assault, Brad Warner declared, “American Buddhism is Dead”, and renowned teachers across the country are advocating and teaching the use of psychedelic drugs as part of practice. As a practitioner in the United States, what are we supposed to make of this?

I am not a teacher, I have been practicing…

justin adkins

Queer/Bi/Trans organizer, public speaker, and yes... an anarchist. Sometimes a professor. None of us are free till all of us are free! #collectiveliberation

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