Conversations on Buddhism and Sexuality with Lama Willa and Pema Khandro

In this conversation Pema Khandro Rinpoche and Lama Willa discuss there experience navigating the intersection of shared identities as Dharma practitioners, Female Teachers, Scholars, and Americans, in the age of Me Too.

Topics include:
– The importance of discussing sexual abuse in Buddhism
– The myth of “one way Samaya”
– Toxic Secrecy: the important difference between privacy, discretion, confidentiality and secrecy
– Is it possible to have healthy sexual relationship between Student and Teacher?
– “Me Too” : a cross cultural dialogue
– How abuse shapes ones relationship to the Dharma