Program Details

Ruling Your World Workshop

June 28 / 7:00 PM - June 29 / 5:00 PM

In these turbulent times, our lives often seem out of control and overwhelming. But what if we could approach every part of our lives—from the smallest decisions to the biggest setbacks—with confidence and clarity instead of stress? Based on the book Ruling Your World by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, this workshop will explore how we can move through life with "windhorse" (vital life force energy) and enjoy success by simply acting virtuously.


Most of us are living in a haze—sometimes helping others, sometimes helping ourselves, sometimes happy, sometimes sad. We don’t feel in control of our own lives. The ancient teachings of Shambhala rulership show us that we all have the ability to rule our own world and live with confidence. To do this, we need to use our daily lives to be strong, as opposed to aggressive, and to act with wisdom and compassion. This may sound difficult, but when we begin to mix this ancient wisdom of rulership into our everyday life, we have both spiritual and worldly success. We don’t need to abandon our life and become an ascetic or a monk in order to gain confidence and achieve this success. We can live in the world as a ruler no matter what we are doing .— The Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche from Ruling Your World

This Workshop heavily features DVD recorded talks and guided meditations given by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche along with group discussion facilitated by Austin Director of Practice and Education Christine Wetzl. There will also be a short video biography of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Students at any level of experience - including beginners - are warmly welcome to participate.

Please pre-register online so that we can properly prepare - immediate payment is not required for pre-registration.

Generosity Policy applies.  Please don't allow limited finances to prevent your attendance - we will work with your situation.

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