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Buddhism Sex Scandal

90 Zen Teachers Pledge To Change Culture That Fosters Abuse

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Religion

Prominent Zen teacher Eido Shimano resigned as head of a Buddhist monastery in New York in 2010 over allegations of sexual abuse. Shimano's fall from ...

Joshu Sasaki And The Challenge Of Scandals In The Zen Community

Adam Tebbe | Posted 04.18.2013 | Religion
Adam Tebbe

I know that many Zen practitioners would like to see this coverage go away. This whole thing appears to reflect undesirably on the Zen tradition. But this isn't exactly a story that lends itself well to backslapping.

The Worst Of Both Worlds: How The 'Shimano Problem' Underscores The Clash Of Cultures Within Western Buddhism

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Russ Wellen

The "Shimano Problem" and its recent resolution make this an opportune time to briefly explore the subject of Buddhism's integration into the West.

Sex Scandal Has U.S. Buddhists Looking Within | Mark Oppenheimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Mark Oppenheimer The New York Times For much of that time, there have been rumors about the married abbot's sexual liaisons, with his students and...