Acharya Richard John

An early student of Chögyam 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

9-Day Ashe Mahamudra Retreat

February 23–March 4, 2018

Restricted to Shambhala tantrikas, who have attended Vajrayana Seminary or Sacred World Assembly. Scorpion Seal practitioners will have the opportunity to do those practices in separate sessions. Tuition has been set to $0 and lodging prices for this retreat have been reduced by between 20% and 40%, depending on lodging type, to support the sangha […]