Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Ashe Acharya John Rockwell first met Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1975 and entered the Buddhist and the Shambhala path. Over the many years of his journey, he taught Buddhist Studies at Naropa University, was co-director of Karme Choling, and was Director of Shambhala International. In 1996, he was named an acharya (senior teacher) by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and in 2001 was  appointed the Ashe Acharya, in charge of the Shambhala Office of Practice and Education. For seven years he was resident acharya at Karme Choling in Vermont. During this time, he studied Taoist qigong with Eva Wong who authorized him to teach. Due to a long-time passion for the forest and nature, he is engaged in a naturalist training course with the Wilderness Awareness School. He now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with his wife and travels internationally to teach.

 

Upcoming Programs by Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

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Enlightened Society Assembly

Also Shastri Janet Solyntjes

June 17–26, 2016

The Enlightened Society Assembly is a gathering of Shambhala warriors to contemplate, practice and manifest the principles of basic goodness in order to create a good human society.  Students will deepen their commitment and intention to manifest basic goodness by taking the Enlightened Society Vow.  We will practice the Shambhala Sadhana to support the journey […]

Night Tent[1]

Enlightened Society Assembly

Also Shastri Janet Solyntjes

June 17–26, 2016

PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Participation: Participation in the entire Assembly is required Payment: A deposit of 50% of the total program cost is due upon registration. The full remaining balance is due on May 18, 2016, 30 days prior to your arrival date. Shambhala Benefits: Please note that the following are current […]

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Scorpion Seal Assembly VI

October 5–16, 2016

The Scorpion Seal Assembly involves intensive practice of the Werma Sadhana. It is modeled after the traditional drupchen (great accumulation) that is performed in many Buddhist traditions as a way of accomplishing sadhana practice. The retreat environment offers an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of this profound sadhana and receive the innermost teachings […]

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Scorpion Seal Assembly VI

October 5–16, 2016

  PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 10th, 8 weeks prior to start date. Registrations made after this date will be subject to a $125 late registration fee. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for an available option and then indicate your lodging preference under “Room […]

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Scorpion Seal Assembly VII

October 20–31, 2016

  The Scorpion Seal Assembly involves intensive practice of the Werma Sadhana. It is modeled after the traditional drupchen (great accumulation) that is performed in many Buddhist traditions as a way of accomplishing sadhana practice. The retreat environment offers an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of this profound sadhana and receive the innermost […]

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Scorpion Seal Assembly VII

October 20–31, 2016

  PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 25th, 8 weeks prior to start date. Registrations made after this date will be subject to a $125 late registration fee. Housing: If your preferred lodging type is not available please register for an available option and then indicate your lodging preference under “Room […]