The Golden Age and Shambhala Fireside Chat with Khentrul Rinpoche & Judith Simmer-Brown
This is a FREE event. You may come in and show up at the location for In-Person.
For online, you can join on the zoom link found below.
We are very excited to offer this fireside chat between Khentrul Rinpoche and Judith Simmer-Brown in advance of the Kalachakra Empowerment at Shambhala International. The renowned Kalachakra-tantra, the most detailed of Vajrayana literature, speaks about the degenerate age and the coming Golden Age. The Shambhala teachings, said to be the hidden inner teachings of the Kalachakra, envision an enlightened society imbued with harmony, compassion, and warriorship. What are the Shambhala teachings of the Kalachakra, and how do they relate to the terma lineages and visions of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche?
Schedule by Timezone:
Boulder, Colorado – WEDNESDAY September 20, 2023 / 6:30 PM
Melbourne, Australia – THURSDAY September 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM
Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mongolia, Singapore and Taiwan – THURSDAY September 21, 2023 / 8:30 AM
Hanoi, Vietnam – THURSDAY September 21, 2023 / 7:30 AM
Romania – THURSDAY September 21, 2023 / 3:30 AM
Central Europe and South Africa – THURSDAY September 21, 2023 / 2:30 AM
Sao Paulo, Brazil – WEDNESDAY September 20, 2023 / 9:30 PM
East Coast USA, Toronto – WEDNESDAY September 20, 2023 / 8:30 PM
West Coast USA – WEDNESDAY September 20, 2023 / 5:30 PM
Webinar ID: 886 1923 0895
Your offering to event this helps us cover the cost of the 2023 Kalachakra Empowerment Program in Boulder, Colorado. We have left this event as a sliding scale to ensure accessibility to anyone globally those who is considering taking the Kalachakra empowerment and want to understand this connection more fully. This talk topic has been requested many times in different areas of the world.
Judith Simmer-Brown, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Contemplative and Religious Studies Emeritx at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, where she has taught since 1978. As Buddhist practitioner since the early 1970’s, she became a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1974, and served as an acharya in Shambhala from 2000-2022. Her books are Dakini’s Warm Breath (Shambhala 2001)and Meditation and the Classroom: Contemplative Pedagogy for Religious Studies (SUNY 2011). She and her husband, Richard, have two adult children and four grandchildren.
Khentrul RinpocheMaestro Jonang Kalachakra
Khentrul Rinpoché Jamphel Lodrö è il fondatore e direttore spirituale di Dzokden. Rinpoche è l’autore di Unveiling Your Sacred Truth, The Great Middle Way: Clarifying the Jonang View of Other-Emptiness, A Happier Life e The Hidden Treasure of the Profound Path.
Rinpoche trascorse i primi 20 anni della sua vita allevando yak e cantando mantra sugli altopiani del Tibet. Ispirato dai bodhisattva, lasciò la sua famiglia per studiare in una varietà di monasteri sotto la guida di oltre venticinque maestri di tutte le tradizionibuddiste tibetane. Grazie al suo approccio non settario, si guadagnò il titolo di MaestroRimé (imparziale) e fu identificato come la reincarnazione del famoso Maestro Kalachakra Ngawang Chözin Gyatso. Pur avendo sviluppato un profondo rispetto per tutte le autentiche tradizioni spirituali, per il suo percorso personale, ha scelto di concentrarsi sulla tradizione Jonang/Shambala. Gli insegnamenti del Kalachakra (ruota del tempo) contengono metodi profondi per armonizzare il nostro ambiente esterno con il mondo interiore del corpo e della mente, portando infine alla realizzazione dell’Età dell’Oro della pace e dell’armonia (Dzokden).