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The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche is Tibetan Buddhist lama. He is also a poet and artist, and an athlete who runs marathons to raise money in support of Tibet and its people.

Sakyong Mipham is the son of the much-loved, but controversial Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Sakyong Mipham is considered to be an incarnation of Mipham the Great, an important historical teacher of Buddhism in Tibet.

He was born in Bodh Gaya, India, the site of the Buddha's enlightenment. He studied meditation with many of the great modern Buddhist teachers and lineage holders. As a young man, his father brought him to Europe and North America to further his education.

His title "The Sakyong" means literally "Earth Protector," and he is the head of the Shambhala tradition that emphasizes courage in the spiritual journey through earthly life. He is a lineage holder of both the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions.

He is married and teaches a path of enlightenment through engagement with daily life.

Poems by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


Recommended Books: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Smile of the Tiger Ruling Your World Snow Lion's Delight





Related Links

The Sakyon Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche
http://www.mipham.com/

Audio talks, a few articles and photos, links to his books.

Sakyong Mipham - Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakyong_Mipham_Rinpoche

A good, succinct biography and introduction to Sakyong Mipham's teachings and lineage.

Shambhala Sun - It's All in Your Mind
http://www.shambhalasun.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2996&Itemid=247

An article written by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the mind and meditation.

Shambhala Buddhism
http://www.shambhala.org/teachers/sakyong_talk01.php

Transcript of a talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the Shambhala teachings within Tibetan Buddhism.

Beliefnet - Interview with Sakyong Mipham
http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Buddhism/2005/11/Sakyong-Mipham-King-Of-His-World.aspx

A fascinating, insightful interview.
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche