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For the record and for further reading I add some links about Naropa University and Chögyam Trungpa.

While the ordinary Wikipedia article avoids mentioning controversies, this article covers "Questionable classes … Further strangeness … The Boulder Buddhist Scam" (A blog about Naropa University and how it hurts it's students, higher education and Buddhism):


For those, like SanroK, who do not want to read critical material I throw in this Master's thesis from the University of Colorado:

Tibetan Buddhists, poetry wars and the Naropa Institute in the People's Republic of Boulder, Colorado.

And then this, for the most part painfully glorifying, article:


Also: https://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/08/top-10-reasons-naropa-university-is-a-joke/

To counter that: https://www.boldts.net/new-age-woo/


More about Chögyam Trungpa in this thread about Shambhala Mountain Center:


There are other mentions in the forum:

--- Quote from: educatedindian on March 10, 2016, 12:47:48 am ---Chogyam Trungpa was closer to a fringe cult leader, an alcoholic and seconal and cocaine addict with numerous affairs with students and followers as well as a notorious incident where he kidnapped a young woman to try to rape her.
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--- Quote from: educatedindian on March 07, 2013, 01:54:57 pm ---… Chogyam Trungpa, an incredibly controversial Buddhist teacher who had relations with many female students and was a heavy drinker and cocaine user.
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--- Quote from: Barnaby_McEwan on July 12, 2005, 09:18:36 pm ---… Trungpa was a womaniser whose alcoholism killed him:
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