Acharya Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore, PhD.,  has been a Shambhalian since 1979.  She received her Master’s degree from Naropa and a PhD in Psychological Anthropology from California Institute of Integral Studies. She became an Acharya (most senior teacher in the Shambhala tradition) in 2012. She co-founded, and is a head teacher in, The Karuna Training, a two-year professional training program in contemplative Psychology now offered in 7 Countries. Dr. Moore has worked in community behavioral health for several years and was the founding director of The Felton Institute, a mental health research and training Institute in San Francisco from 2005 – 2016.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Melissa Moore

Dog Blessing at The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

June 30, 2019

This  is a fundraising event to support Shambhala Mountain Center. For this one day, Shambhala Mountain Center will open its land and heart to dogs and their beloved owners to circumambulate the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya. As part of the ceremony, our resident monastic Shastri Loden Nyima will conduct a short traditional blessing practice and offer […]