Trustee of UK charity 'covered up abuse' by Buddhist guru – AuthenticAfrican

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Rigpa Fellowship’s Patrick Gaffney had knowledge of improper acts, watchdog found

A British charity founded by a disgraced Buddhist guru, who died last week after he was accused of sexual misconduct towards some of his followers, faces further controversy after it emerged that one its trustees was found responsible for covering up abuse.

Patrick Gaffney was a trustee of the Rigpa Fellowship, which was founded by the Tibetan guru Sogyal Rinpoche, who died aged 72 in Thailand on Wednesday after going into hiding following the claims.

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