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
From June 20 – July 1, 2015, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will preside over a gathering of Scorpion Seal Assemblies 4, 5 and 6. This will create a potent mandala of practice, study, and celebration of the Scorpion Seal path. The Sakyong will give the key teachings and transmissions at Scorpion Seal Assembly 6, but he […]