Our communities have been forever changed by the effects of social media, computer technology and globalization in a way that has reduced the amount of time we have to spend with family and friends and changed the way we communicate with them. We are often communicating in sound bites and photo captions that do not create a sense of real connection with the people we care about. In fact, some feel we have lost the art of communication.
Sakyong Mipham shows us a way to do better.
The Shambhala Meditation Center of New York invites you to a profound weekend program that will give you insights to the importance of conversation, tools to improve your conversation ability, and practice in the art of good conversation.
Join us for the Friday night meditation and discussion with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Seth Godin, and other guests to hear a variety of perspectives on how good conversation is the backbone of building society. When we converse from a place of authenticity, we enrich the lives of others.
Then on Saturday, Lodro Rinzler will host a day-long retreat with teacher Ethan Nichtern featuring a talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
The full retreat includes the live events on Friday and Saturday and a six-week online companion called The Cushion Tour. The online event features exclusive content and behind-the-scenes footage from the tour as well as the live talks and live panel discussions with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche from every stop in Denver, New York and Toronto.
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
Sakyong Mipham is the head of the Shambhala lineage and the global network of more than 200 Shambhala Meditation Centers. With a unique blend of Eastern and Western perspectives, his teachings focus on living a courageous life based on wisdom, kindness and compassion. He also holds the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the author of four books including the bestselling Turning the Mind Into an Ally. He is a husband, father of three daughters, and avid runner. More >>
Friday night Guest panelist
Jocelyn Cooper is an entrepreneur, innovator, history maker, and nurturer of the creative process and a savvy business executive. More >>