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:

2017-04-29, Vancouver, Shambhala Vajrayana Weekend Retreat - Engaging in Sacred Dialogue: A Deep Study of the “Sacred World” Text in Social Context (Part 1)
2017-05-13, Vancouver, Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering
2017-07-15, Shambhala Online, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Greg Heffron, ) The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - July 2017
2017-08-07, Vancouver, Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering
2017-08-12, Karme Choling, (with: Acharya Martin Janowitz, Acharya Susan Chapman, ) Enlightened Society Assembly
2017-09-23, Hamburg, In schwierigen Zeiten Frieden stärken
2017-10-01, Vancouver, Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering
2017-11-04, Vancouver, Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Gathering