Scorpion Seal Assembly VI

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

June 12–23, 2014

Tuition $745 + 11 nights


Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Open to participants who have already completed Scorpion Seal V and the practice requirements for Scorpion Seal VI.

From  June 12-23, please join us for this potent mandala of practice, study, and celebration of the Scorpion Seal path.

Prerequisites: Scorpion Seal Assembly V

Please read these important details before registering:

Payment: A deposit of 50% of the total program cost is due upon registration. The full remaining balance is due on May 12th, 2014, 30 days prior to your arrival date.

Staffing: For those interested in staffing, please register now and select “pay by check,” then follow this link to complete your application:

Shambhala Benefits: Please note that the following are current benefits that are subject to change in 2014. Shambhala Benefits are for full or part-time paid employees of Shambhala (benefits differ). Shambhala Benefits are for Tent Double housing. If you would like to upgrade your housing, you must pay the upgrade. If you have questions about Shambhala Benefits, please send an email to If you are eligible for Shambhala Benefits, please select Tent Double as your housing, write your intention in the Comments/Special Needs section of the SMC registration form, and choose “Pay by check.”

Lodge Housing:   Registering with Shambhala Mountain Center allows you to pay for the program and your requested housing.  However,  please be aware that registering for lodge housing submits your preference, but does not guarantee it.

Cancellation Policy: This cancellation policy for Scorpion Seal Assembly VI supersedes all other SMC cancellation policies.

Upon cancellation of registration for any reason, participants will incur a cancellation fee of the greater of $100 or 10% of the total reservation charges.

Cancellations made before May 12th, 2014 will be refunded, minus the cancellation fee. Cancellations made after May 12th will not be refunded but will be applied to program credit, minus the cancellation fee. In cases where a registrant waives a refund and accepts program credit as compensation, they will receive full credit plus 10%. This credit can be used on programs at SMC within two years of the initial registration date.

Materials Fee: There will be a materials fee in addition to the tuition that all participants need to pay prior to the Assembly. This fee is currently being finalized.

Laundry: Laundry services will not be available at this retreat.



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.

Program Details

Financial aid is available for this program.