Lauchlan Learned

Lauchlan Learned has been a student of the buddhadharma and Venerable Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche since 1975.  In 1983, she moved to Karme-Choling, a contemplative centre in Vermont, where she worked for 5 years, serving as Head of Practice and Study.  During this time, she staffed or led several datuns a year.  After she moved to Nova Scotia, she continued to staff and lead datuns at KCL and in Nova Scotia.  Recently, she has staffed 3 datuns in Deer Park, in Bir India.  She has traveled extensively in SE Asia, having made 10 pilgrimages to India and Nepal.  Professionally, Lauchlan was a mental health clinician in Community Mental Health and in private practice.  For over 10 years, she has presented mindfulness-based interventions and facilitated mindfulness open groups in clinical and educational settings and  on-line.