Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is head of the Shambhala global network of meditation centres and a best selling author. He’ll explain how we can discover our innate wisdom and compassion, and bring about the best in society. Rooted in Buddhist teachings, Shambhala is a fresh spiritual path for our modern world.
This year marks 50 years since the brilliant and unconventional Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche arrived in the UK, after fleeing Tibet. We’ll hear from contemporaries who knew him during his years in the UK in the 60s, when he experimented with how to present Buddhist teachings in a form understandable to Westerners.
Explore the notion of creating an ‘awake’ or ‘enlightened’ society and learn practical tools to be fully alive in the present moment. Take part in workshops and discussions with professionals from fields as diverse as mindfulness, education, psychotherapy, politics, social action and the arts.