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Acharya Richard John

An early student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Acharya Richard John was appointed an acharya by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. For many years he has taught Shambhala Buddhist programs in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Mexico and Chile. Having completed the first Three-Year Retreat at Gampo Abbey, he now leads annual  mahamudra retreats at Dorje Denma Ling in Nova Scotia and Casa Werma in Mexico.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Richard John

Acharya Richard John

9-Day Ashe Mahamudra & Trekcho Retreat

December 2–11, 2015

Restricted to Shambhala tantrikas, who have attended Vajrayana Seminary or Sacred World Assembly. This group retreat will be structured according to the Ashe Mahamudra, a profound new practice by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. The retreat will align traditional mahamudra and trekcho pith instructions with the wisdom of Ashe and the path of the Four Dignities. For […]