Shastri Dorothea Gädeke has been a student of Chögyam Trungpa and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche since 1981. She lives in Freiburg, Germany, from where she travels a lot to teach Shambhala Dharma in German, English and French as well as meditation & singing/voice within the confines of the Shambhala Sangha and beyond.
As a Shastri she is responsible for the Shambhala Group in Besancon, France. She has worked for 25 years as stage actress. Currently she is working as a voice coach for actors, singers, and as narrator in radio and life performances with musicians. At the Ritual Academy in Karme Chöling in 2014, she was appointed Lead Voice Trainer of the Sangha.