Shambhala Resources

The websites listed below highlight diverse aspects of the extended Shambhala global community. The listings are organized under the following headings:

General Resources

Shambhala
Shambhala central website, with a full overview of the Shambhala global community
Shambhala.org

Shambhala Times Community News Magazine
Shambhala news hub—a forum for news and views from all over the Shambhala global community
shambhalatimes.org

Shambhala Network
Communications system connecting the Shambhala global community through email, groups and friends
shambhalanetwork.org
Shambhala Worldwide Directory
Shambhala Center and Group location map and contact information organized by region and country
shambhala.org/centres/find-shambhala-centre

Shambhala Programs
Easy-to-use search feature for locating specific programs and retreats anywhere in Shambhala
shambhala.org/programs

Shambhala Database Member’s View
Shambhala Account login site where members can update their profiles, manage their email subscriptions, look up other members, and do more
secure.shambhala.info/database

Dorje Kasung
Shambhala service organization that protects teaching environments, the teachers, the teachings, and the community
dk001.kasung.org

Lineage

The Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Official Channel on YouTube
Features a selection of videos, playlists, and links to related resources
www.youtube.com/user/TrungpaRinpoche

Chronicles Project
The Chronicles of Chögyam Trungpa is a celebration of his life, an exploration of his teachings, a study of his legacy and influences, and a community of people who share a common interest in his life and work.
www.chronicleproject.com/

Ocean of Dharma: Chögyam Trungpa Quotes of the Week
Inspirational quotes from Chögyam Trungpa’s extensive body of teachings
www.shambhala.com/learn-more/chogyam-trungpa/quote-of-the-week-learn-more/

Pema Chödrön
Pema Chödrön is a prolific author and teacher of Mahayana Buddhism and meditation practice. She is widely known for her warmth and down-to-earth interpretation of the dharma for Western audiences.
pemachodronfoundation.org

Acharya Susan Chapman

Susan Chapman has been a student of Shambhala since 1974. She has an MA in Buddhist and Western Psychology from Naropa University, worked with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, and is a licensed Marital and Family Therapist. She has one grown child. With her husband Jerry she founded the Juneau Shambhala Center and later completed Gampo Abbey’s three year retreat, where she went on to serve as druppon “retreat leader” for six more years.

She was empowered as an Acharya or senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist traditions in 2010 and is the author of The Five Keys to Mindful Communication.
Greenzonetalk.com

Acharya Richard John

An early student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Richard was appointed an Acharya by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. For many years he has taught Shambhala Buddhist programs in North America, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico and Chile. After careers as a designer and a management consultant, he served as director of the Halifax Shambhala Centre. He completed the first three-year group retreat at Gampo Abbey, and he now teaches full time. Richard and his wife Liz reside in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Shambhala Archives
Repository of materials by or related to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and other lineage teachers
www.shambhalaarchives.org

Education, Culture, and Social Action

Shambhala Online
Offers live events, interactive courses, and a library of recordings from senior teachers in the Shambhala lineage
shambhalaonline.org

Meditation in the City Podcast
Shambhala New York City’s popular podcast, with Shambhala teachers presenting introductory teachings
itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/meditation-in-city-shambhala/id635143127

Shambhala Advanced Programs
Provides information about Enlightened Society Assembly and other advanced programs, and facilitates the application processes
apas.shambhala.info

Shambhala Art
Promotes exploration and practice of the Shambhala Art teachings
www.shambhalaart.org

Naropa University
Buddhist-inspired, student-centered liberal arts university in Boulder, Colorado
naropa.edu

Shambhala School
Non-denominational day-school employing an integrated curriculum of academics and arts, from pre-primary to grade 12, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
www.shambhalaschool.org

Aging Hub
Focal point for information, education and discussion about meeting the challenges of aging
aging-hub.shambhala.org

Families Hub
Develops, supports and enriches the path for families and children
families-hub.shambhala.org

The Arrow
Journal that explores the relationship between contemplative practice, politics, and activism
arrow-journal.org

Ziji Collective
Global network of young people inspired by the Shambhala view of basic goodness
zijicollective.com

Residential and Retreat Centers

Shambhala Mountain Center
Introductory and in-depth training center and home to the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya | Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
www.shambhalamountain.org

Karmê Chöling
Introductory and in-depth training center | Barnet, Vermont
www.karmecholing.org

Dechen Chöling
Introductory and in-depth training center | St Yrieix sous Aixe, France
www.dechencholing.org

Dorje Denma Ling
Introductory and in-depth training centre | Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
dorjedenmaling.org

Kalapa Valley
Shambhala pilgrimage site and sacred park | Ingonish, Nova Scotia
kalapavalley.shambhala.org

Gampo Abbey
Western Buddhist monastery in the Shambhala tradition | Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia
gampoabbey.org

Sky Lake
Contemplative center for meditation, arts, and community | Rosendale, New York
skylake.shambhala.org

Windhorse Retreat Center
Center for peace, meditation, and sustainability | Plymouth, Wisconsin
windhorse.shambhala.org

Casa Werma
Practice and retreat center | Pátzcuaro, México
casawerma.shambhala.org

Dorje Khyung Dzong
Land with cabins for solitary retreats | Gardner, Colorado
dkd.shambhala.org

Sopa Chöling
Three-year retreat centre at Gampo Abbey | Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia
gampoabbey.org/sopa-choling-2/

Publications, Practice Materials, and Related Supplies

Nālandā Translation Committee
Supplies practice texts and related publications
www.nalandatranslation.org

Shambhala Publications
Publisher of “books for enlightened living”
www.shambhala.com

Foundations and Trusts

Konchok Foundation
Helps meet the spiritual, cultural, educational and humanitarian needs of the Tibetan people in Surmang and elsewhere in eastern Tibet
konchok.org

The Pema Chödrön Foundation
Works to share and otherwise support Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön’s teachings and vision
pemachodronfoundation.org

Lion’s Roar Foundation
Presents Buddhist teachings, news, and more through Lion’s Roarmagazine (formerly Shambhala Sun), Buddhadharma magazine, and the foundation’s website
www.lionsroar.com

The Shambhala Trust
Identifies, mentors and funds innovative and strategic projects that advance the Shambhala vision of awakened society
shambhalatrust.org