“The Bieber of Buddhism comes to Parkdale” Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s worst press of the summer

Bon lunch là .

If you are a Tibetan Buddhist in any of the traditions of the Early Translation of Tibetan Buddhism as established in the West pay heed to this criticism.

“I was looking forward to Tibetan religious leader Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Toronto visit, but the reverence and awe that many in my community feel for such figures leaves little room for frank discussion.”nowtoronto.com

Take note of what happened here this summer, the first post Panama Papers for Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

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7 responses to ““The Bieber of Buddhism comes to Parkdale” Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s worst press of the summer

  1. Claire

    “…I left the talk disappointed.

    The reverence and awe that many from my community feel for figures like him leaves little room for frank discussion between regular Tibetans and their Buddhist leaders. Uncritical devotion often reduces them to inert idols. Even those outside Tibetan or Buddhist communities engage in this kind of worship…”

  2. Jon

    Bill, how can you possibly be keeping samaya with 16th Karmapa by causing all this negativity for his reincarnation?

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