Susan Chapman

Susan Chapman


Acharya 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.

After moving back to Vancouver, Susan started a business which offers workshops and training in mindful communication, and is on the faculty of Karuna Training, teaching twice yearly in Europe. She was empowered as a Shastri in 2010. In April she published her book, The five Keys to Mindful COmmunication. The Sakyong gave her the acharya name Jinlap Wangmo “Blessing Lady.”


Teaching Topics
Vajrayana programs
Shambhala Vows

 


Books

The Five Keys to Mindful Communication

Acharya Susan Chapman's schedule:

2017-01-21, Austin, Ashe Mahamudra Retreat
2017-01-22, Shambhala Online, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Greg Heffron, ) The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - January 2017
2017-01-23, Austin, Public Talk: Compassionate Presence - the Heart of Contemplative Psychology
2017-02-02, Vancouver, Perky - Sacred Path Pilot Program
2017-03-01, Shambhala Mountain Center, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Greg Heffron, ) Mindful Heart Communication: A Path to Warmth, Dignity, and Confidence
2017-03-15, Shambhala Online, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Greg Heffron, ) The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - March 2017
2017-03-16, Vancouver, Shambhala Buddhist View and Practices on Death and Dying
2017-04-01, Nelson, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Shastri Russell Rodgers, ) Ashe Mahamudra and Vajrayana Practices Retreat
2017-04-20, Vancouver, Outrageous / Inscrutable