Program Details

Online Address by the Sakyong to the Pillar of Governance

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
March 9 / 10:00 AM - March 9 / 11:30 AM

Leadership is essential. [We can] lead in a slightly different way, with a sense of sacredness and discipline. It is challenging to be a good leader; therefore you need good training.
~The Kongma Sakyong November 2013

The Kongma Sakyong invites all Shambhala leaders to attend Shambhala Leadership Trainings with him in 2013. We will focus on the theme: "Shambhala: More Like Life, Less Like School."

The training for those involved in the Pillar of Governance will begin with this online address by the Sakyong on March 9th. The trainings will include teachings on generosity as well as addressing needs expressed in responses received from over 300 participants in last year's Kalapa Governance Gatherings.

The Sakyong wishes to make these teachings open to a broad set of leaders across all Three Pillars. The only requirement for attendance of this talk is to be an active leader within this group:

The Kalapa Council; Sakyong Ladrang; Kalapa Court; Kalapa Executive; Centre Directors and Group Coordinators; all positions related to Development, Finance and Patronage: Kalapa Patrons, Shambhala Trust, Sakyong Foundation, Potrang; Culture and Decorum Representatives; Societal Health and Well-being Directors; local Shambhala Council Members; all positions related to Publicity, Media, Communications and Technology; Deleg leaders; and all other members of the Mandala Council.

These online teachings will be a lead up to, but not be a requirement to attend:
Three Pillar Leadership Training at Karme Choling 15 - 19 May 2013
Three Pillar Leadership Training at Shambhala Mountain Center 5 - 9 June 2013

These trainings will culminate in:
The Fifth Shambhala Congress Cologne 26 - 30 September 2013.

There is no cost to attend this event, but donations towards the cost of the hook-up and a teaching gift are welcome. 

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