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

Scorpion Seal Assemblies II, III, IV, V Garchen

July 14–25, 2017

From July 14 – 25, 2017 Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will preside over a gathering of Scorpion Seal Assemblies II, III, IV and V. This will create a potent mandala of practice, study, and celebration of the Scorpion Seal path. It is not necessary to apply to the Shambhala Office of Practice and Education in order […]

Scorpion Seal Assembly V

Also Acharya Eve Rosenthal

July 14–25, 2017

PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017 (8 weeks prior to arrival 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 Waitlist.” […]

Scorpion Seal Assembly II

Also Acharya Susan Chapman

July 14–25, 2017

PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017 (8 weeks prior to arrival 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 Waitlist.” […]

Scorpion Seal Assembly III

Also Acharya Suzann Duquette

July 14–25, 2017

PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017 (8 weeks prior to arrival 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 Waitlist.” […]

Scorpion Seal Assembly IV

Also Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

July 14–25, 2017

PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT DETAILS BEFORE REGISTERING: Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017 (8 weeks prior to arrival 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 Waitlist.” […]

Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat Patron

Also Acharya Daniel Hessey, Acharya Christie Cashman, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Andrea Doukas

October 5–13, 2017

Our Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat will be a week-long gathering for Shambhala Vajrayana practitioners of all levels. Senior teachers will guide Ngöndro, Werma, Scorpion Seal and Kurukulla/Jambhala tracks, allowing practitioners of each track to practice and study together. We will also gather as a whole sangha to receive teachings on the view of Vajrayana and […]

Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat Standard

Also Acharya Daniel Hessey, Acharya Christie Cashman, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Andrea Doukas

October 5–13, 2017

Our Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat will be a week-long gathering for Shambhala Vajrayana practitioners of all levels. Senior teachers will guide Ngöndro, Werma, Scorpion Seal and Kurukulla/Jambhala tracks, allowing practitioners of each track to practice and study together. We will also gather as a whole sangha to receive teachings on the view of Vajrayana and […]

Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat Subsidized

Also Acharya Daniel Hessey, Acharya Christie Cashman, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Andrea Doukas

October 5–13, 2017

Our Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat will be a week-long gathering for Shambhala Vajrayana practitioners of all levels. Senior teachers will guide Ngöndro, Werma, Scorpion Seal and Kurukulla/Jambhala tracks, allowing practitioners of each track to practice and study together. We will also gather as a whole sangha to receive teachings on the view of Vajrayana and […]

Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat

Also Acharya Daniel Hessey, Acharya Christie Cashman, Acharya Suzann Duquette and Andrea Doukas

October 5–13, 2017

Join us for an enriching Shambhala Vajrayana community gathering! Through the collective engagement of practice and study, food, conversation, and celebration, our community will deepen, strengthen and gain confidence in being a part of the family of Mukpo together. Our Shambhala Vajra Sangha Retreat will be a week-long opportunity for Shambhala Vajrayana practitioners of all […]