Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Should Step Down

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Given the seriousness and credibility of the accusations against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, we ask that he immediately suspend all of his teaching and governance functions within the Shambhala Mandala. Provisions should be made for community members to have a say in who should take over these functions until thorough internal and external reviews can be made, and until the community can collectively decide how to move forward.

*Note - The accusations against SMR are detailed in a report released by the Buddhist Project Sunshine, and can be found at the following link (trigger warning: the report details experiences of sexual abuse in frank language):

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