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Shambhala Art can be seen as a process, a product, and an arts education program.  As a process, it brings wakefulness and awareness to the creative and viewing processes through the integration of contemplation and meditation.  As a product, it is art that wakes people up. Shambhala Art is also an international non-profit arts education program based on the Dharma Art teachings of the late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala Buddhism, Shambhala International, and Naropa Institute.  Shambhala Art is a division of Shambhala and is presided over by his son and heir, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This program is taught by trained and authorized Shambhala Art teachers.

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Shambhala Art Part III: The Creative Process


  • Eagle Rock Meditation Center 963 Colorado Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90041 United States (map)

Prerequisite: Shambhala Art Part 2

Facing a blank piece of paper, an empty stage, an idle instrument, or an unplanted garden, we welcome the open space of not knowing: the Heaven principle. Out of that space, inspiration arises and we take the leap, make the mark, and begin to create, joining Heaven and Earth. Bringing awareness and heart to the process is the Human principle. Part Three explores these ancient Chinese aesthetic principles through calligraphies and object arrangements.

Those who have already taken Shambhala Art Part 3 may repeat this program for 50% off the program price or $80. Please indicate this in the Comment field when you register, do not pay online, and come prepared to pay at the door.  Cash, check or credit cards accepted.