Some of my acquaintance are involved to some extent with this group, Kuji-In,and their leader "Maha Vajra" or Francois Lepine. He claims to be a Buddhist Acharya on his facebook profile, but which tradition he trained in is anyone's guess. A link:http://www.kujiin.com
What I notice immediately is how he's cashing in on certain mudra-like gestures. It's spiritual materialism writ large. I'm posting this in the Vajrayana forum in part to call this group out for misrepresenting matters (specifically their relationship to Buddhism), but also to ask people who practice intensively in Tibetan lineages to take a look and see anything specific to Vajrayana outside of Japan has been sucked into this scheme.
I'm certain there are earnest people involved in this group. I'm not trying to break their bones. On the contrary: it would be good if they found a home with an authentic teacher and a steady practice to work with. Here they are, down in the West Texas town of El Paso...http://www.sukhidevi.com
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