Adam Lobel

Kalapa Acharya

Acharya Adam Lobel is a senior teacher (acharya) in the Shambhala tradition, and a scholar of philosophy and religion. He holds a master’s in divinity from Harvard University, where he is a doctoral candidate. Co-editor of the Sakyong's bestselling meditation guide, Turning the Mind into An Ally, he was named Kalapa Acharya in 2008. He is responsible for developing practice and education in Shambhala. Adam teaches globally with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, cultivating possibilities for enlightened society. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and ten year old son.


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