Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in NYC

The Sakyong Returns to New York City

November 3-5, 2017


Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will return to New York City in support of his newest book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation. The weekend of events will feature a public talk and retreat at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, along with a members practice day at Shambhala New York.

Schedule of Events:

Lost Art of Good Conversation Book Weekend
Friday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4

  • The Sakyong will teach a weekend program on his newest book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation, at the New York Society for Ethical Culture.  Tickets are available for the Friday evening talk or full weekend. Guest panelists include:  Dan Harris of ABC News, bestselling author Seth Godin, Shambhala Teachers Ethan Nichtern, Lodro Rinzler and Dr. Shanté Smalls. Details.

Community Practice Event at Shambhala New York
Sunday, November 5


  • The Sakyong will lead a special day of practice for Shambhala New York members.  Space is limited so please reserve early. Details

Meet the Sakyong

Shambhala New York is hosting a dinner with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche as a fundraiser for the organization. These packages include weekend passes to the book tour event, and a tax-deductible donation to Shambhala New York.

For more information, or to be added to the invitation list for this event, please contact Meral Jones at [email protected] or (212) 675-6544.


Book Workshops

In support of the Sakyong’s new book, Shambhala New York will offer book workshop salons in the weeks leading up to and after the visit.  Register for one or all four workshops to explore different chapters of the book.  Books will also be available for purchase.

Complimentary Workshop Passes: Participants who register for the weekend book retreat will also receive a complimentary pass to attend all four workshops free of charge: