Program Details

The Meaning of Ritual: Inner Chöpon Training

with Kristine McCutcheon
January 28 / 6:00 PM - January 28 / 9:00 PM

Restricted to graduates of Shambhala Vajrayana / Vajradhatu Seminary & Sacred World Assembly


$10 suggested donation for the center.

A teacher's gift will also be collected for Ms. McCutcheon.

Being a chöpon is much more than learning a series of rituals. There is an inner meaning and practice as well - how to hold one's mind, understanding why implements are handled the way they are, moving fluidly and invisibly in a practice environment, and ultimately serving The Sakyong and other teachers, whether they be physically present or not.

All Shambhala Vajrayana practitioners new and old are strongly encouraged to attend this evening of training in the view and practice with Ms. McCutcheon, one of Shambhala's most experienced chöpons and member of the Shambhala International Chöpon Corps. We are fortunate to have her all the way from Nova Scotia!

Please RSVP by clicking "Register" below.

Kristine McCutcheon lives in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has been a student in Shambhala for over 25 years.  She studied ritual and its meaning with various lamas of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages, in addition to training as chöpon with her main teacher, The Sakyong. She is a member of the Shambhala International Chöpon Corps.

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