Sakyong Mipham on Windhorse

Ray: Please describe Shambhala’s character. What distinguishes Shambhala from other Buddhist traditions? Mipham: The Shambhala teachings are coming from the point of view of integrating spirituality into everyday life, as opposed to being monastic. Shambhala is a Buddhist tradition — in particular, a Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. The first king of Shambhala was taught by the…