Gampo Abbey is a Western Buddhist monastery in the Shambhala tradition in Nova Scotia, Canada. Founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1983, it is a lineage institution of Shambhala and a corporate division of the Shambhala Canada Society.
Under the spiritual direction of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the spiritual head of Shambhala International, Gampo Abbey is guided by our abbot the Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche and our principal teacher Acharya Pema Chödrön.
A Nine-Month Residency with the Shambhala Monastic Order beginning January 4, 2017
We are delighted to announce The Warriors Who are Fearless; an immersive nine month monastic residency at Gampo Abbey.
In the vision of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the Shambhala Monastic Order joins the monastic lineage of the Buddha with the Shambhala terma teachings to offer an embodied expression of the dignity of enlightened society. We invite you to join this sacred training ground, deepen your practice of warriorship, and discover how immersion in monastic life enriches your practice and brings out the awakened energy of society. More Information and an Application Form →
On October 11th at 9 pm Gelongma Migme Chödrön passed away at Karma Changchub Ling (KCCL) in Fall River Nova Scotia. Gelongma Migme Chödrön was one of the four founding Elders of Gampo Abbey.