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Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is the head of the Shambhala lineage. An incarnation of Mipham the Great, he is the dharma heir and son of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Shambhala Mountain Center’s founder. Sakyong Mipham is the spiritual director of Shambhala, a global network of meditation and retreat centers, and the author of the national bestseller Turning the Mind into an Ally, as well as Ruling Your World ,  Running with the Mind of Meditation and The Shambhala Principle. His background embraces both Eastern and Western cultures. Born in Bodhgaya, India, the site of the Buddha’s enlightenment, he grew up in Boulder, Colorado, and received his spiritual training from his father and other distinguished lamas. In addition to Shambhala, the Sakyong also holds the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. An avid poet, artist and athlete, he travels extensively teaching throughout the world.

Upcoming Programs by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

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Wisdom in Action $500 Level Scholarship Recipient Registration

Also Venerable Dr. Pannavati, Leslie Booker and Others

July 27–31, 2016

Given the speed and busyness of modern life it’s more important than ever to make time to connect with your body, mind, and environment. It’s in these moments of simple and direct connection that you can discover your deepest intentions to be of benefit to your friends, family, and society. Now imagine adding an assembly […]

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Wisdom in Action $200 Level Scholarship Recipient Registration

Also Venerable Dr. Pannavati, Leslie Booker and Others

July 27–31, 2016

Given the speed and busyness of modern life it’s more important than ever to make time to connect with your body, mind, and environment. It’s in these moments of simple and direct connection that you can discover your deepest intentions to be of benefit to your friends, family, and society. Now imagine adding an assembly […]

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Wisdom in Action

Also Venerable Dr. Pannavati, Leslie Booker and Others

July 27–31, 2016

Given the speed and busyness of modern life it’s more important than ever to make time to connect with your body, mind, and environment. It’s in these moments of simple and direct connection that you can discover your deepest intentions to be of benefit to your friends, family, and society. Now imagine adding an assembly […]

WIA Stupa

Wisdom in Action

Also Venerable Dr. Pannavati, Leslie Booker and Others

July 27–31, 2016

Given the speed and busyness of modern life it’s more important than ever to make time to connect with your body, mind, and environment. It’s in these moments of simple and direct connection that you can discover your deepest intentions to be of benefit to your friends, family, and society. Now imagine adding an assembly […]

WIA Stupa

Wisdom in Action

Also Venerable Dr. Pannavati, Leslie Booker and Others

July 27–31, 2016

Given the speed and busyness of modern life it’s more important than ever to make time to connect with your body, mind, and environment. It’s in these moments of simple and direct connection that you can discover your deepest intentions to be of benefit to your friends, family, and society. Now imagine adding an assembly […]