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:

2018-09-07, Vancouver, Rigden Weekend: Unconditional Confidence (Prerequisites Apply)
2018-09-23, Vancouver, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Shastri Joachim Sehrbrock, Shastri Mariel Gomez, Shastri John Fox ) Way of the Moon: A Year of Deep Study and Practice of the Sadhana of Kindness and Shambhala Mahayana
2018-09-25, Victoria, (with: Acharya Susan Chapman, Shastri Rebecca Hazell, Shastri Mark Hazell, ) Way of the Moon: A Year of Deep Study and Practice of the Shambhala Mahayana