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:

2018-04-04, Shambhala Online, (with: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Susan Chapman, ) The Lost Art of Good Conversation
2018-04-07, Nelson, Ashe Mahamudra and Vajrayana Practices Retreat
2018-04-14, Vancouver, Rigden Weekend: Unconditional Confidence (Prerequisites Apply)
2018-04-15, Shambhala Online, The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - April 2018
2018-08-10, Victoria, Sadhana of Kindness