Organisation FPMT and Dagri R.
Summery report of sexual misconduct complaints against Dagri Rinpoche, Faith Trust Institute, 20.11.2020
Statement by FPMT, 20.11.2020
Dagri Rinpoche permanently removed from teaching at the organization FPMT because of groping, sexual harassment and sexual assault since 2008, 13.11.2020
"The allegations against Dagri Rinpoche investigated by FaithTrust Institute date back to 2008. They include complaints from women of groping, sexual harassment and sexual assault, both within FPMT centers and elsewhere. Some women reported they were assaulted for years. Some were ordained nuns. Using a standard for civil legal proceedings based on a preponderance of the evidence, FaithTrust Institute concluded from witness interviews, statements and corroborating evidence that Dagri Rinpoche did engage in a pattern of intentional and inappropriate sexual behavior that persisted over many years towards women who were in his company due to his position as a trusted incarnate lama and teacher. Despite multiple requests, Dagri Rinpoche did not meaningfully engage with FaithTrust Institute’s investigation. However, when he received a detailed summary of multiple victim statements from FaithTrust Institute, he emailed a written response asking for forgiveness.Therefore, we accept that, according to the standard applied by FaithTrust Institute, Dagri Rinpoche committed sexual misconduct, which also qualifies as spiritual abuse given his position as a spiritual teacher. We have unanimously determined that the temporary suspension of Dagri Rinpoche from the list of registered FPMT teachers (from which FPMT centers can choose to invite to provide Dharma teachings) is now permanent. That suspension, and now permanent removal from the list, means that FPMT centers, projects, and services, cannot invite Dagri Rinpoche to give Dharma teachings at the center."
in https://fpmt.org/fpmt-community-news/statement/nov-13-2020-update/ date of retrieval: 14.11.2020
Those harmed by Dagri R., please, contact FaithTrust Institute, 20.12.2019
"Anyone who may have experienced or witnessed harm from Dagri Rinpoche in his role as spiritual teacher at FPMT centers, is invited to contact FaithTrust Institute. You can report your experience via email and, if you choose, participate in a confidential phone/Skype interview. All information will be held in confidence by FaithTrust Institute in the course of the assessment and report. To contact FaithTrust Institute send an email to their confidential email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. FaithTrust Institute will promptly follow up with you via email. If you prefer to be called, please indicate a phone or Skype number." 20.12.2019 https://fpmt.org/fpmt-community-news/statement/dec-20-2019-update/
Dagri Rinpoche hearing adjourned to July 18, 2019 13.6.2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgLyQb_0UR8
Dagri Rinpoche police FIR and court case update 3.6.2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5blS49cfobI&list=PLU3tDD0XEvPDDjU8CI1gR6dNtPpAkv0SN&index=14&t=0s
Nuns Push for Investigation into Molestation Allegations against Teacher Dagri Rinpoche by Matthew Abrahams, 16.5.2019 https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/dagri-rinpoche-abuse/
Does Dagri Rinpoche’s Response to Attestations of Inappropriate Conduct Embody Lojong? Where is the Compassion? Joanne Clark, 16.5.2019 http://beyondthetemple.com/does-dagri-rinpoches-response-to-attestations-of-inappropriate-embody-lojong-where-is-the-compassion/
Petition Call for investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Dagri Rinpoche,16.5.2019 https://www.change.org/p/buddhist-followers-call-for-investigation-into-allegations-of-sexual-misconduct-by-dagri-rinpoche
Prominent Tibetan lama accused of molestation by three women by Sam Littlefair, 13.5.2019 https://www.lionsroar.com/prominent-tibetan-lama-accused-of-molestation-by-two-women/
BREAKING NEWS: Is Dagri Rinpoche innocent? 12.5.2019 (in Tibetan) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MR91nMbA8A
Tibetan Lama Dagri Rinpoche faces “Me Too” allegations, 8.5.2019 https://www.tibetsun.com/news/2019/05/08/tibetan-lama-dagri-rinpoche-faces-me-too-allegations
Video, by Jaki P. "I was molested by Dagri Rinpoche, when I was a buddhist nun in Dharamsala, as were several other women". In the video she says: "Many nuns and laypeople have been molested", "Many lives have been destroyed", "The faith of many dharma practitioners has been seriously harmed by this, the dharma life of many people has been seriously affected ... and I´m talking especially about young western nuns" (till track 4.55). This video has 14012 views from 7.5.2019 to 15.5.2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T05xLBZ_1WU&feature=youtu.be date of retrieval: 8.5.2019
The four pages of statutory declaration about the incident can be found just below the video.
Molestation with Female passenger in Delhi kangra flight https://www.amarujala.com/shimla/crime/molestation-with-female-passenger-in-delhi-kangra-flight 3.5.2019