Episode 211

New Kadampa Tradition


November 26th, 2019

16 mins 38 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

Dr Michelle Haslam (https://newkadampatraditionreport.org) Joins me to discuss how she was seduced by the idea of living in a peaceful intentional community, only to find out the group's main focus was expansion and encouraging cruelty.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Who is (Was?) Kelsang Gyatso
  • The differences between New Kadampa Tradition and mainline Buddhism
  • The hypocritical belief system
  • What it's like to live on site
  • Why some say NKT encourages sadistic behaviour
  • How NKT is like NXIVM and Scientology
  • And more...
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