Juanita Evans

Juanita Evans became a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1980 and attended the 1984 and 1986 Vajradhatu Seminaries. She has since studied with Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, Thrangu Rinpoche, and other Kagyu teachers. In 2019, she completed a 10-year Nyingma course of practice and study with Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche. Juanita was an active leader in the Vancouver Shambhala Centre for many years in roles such as Dharmadhatu Coordinator and Vajrayana Practice and Education Coordinator. Now she devotes her time to study, practice, family, and fundraising work for Shechen Monastery projects. She is currently one of the instructors for Ocean’s online Kaygu Ngöndro Practice Group.

Events with Juanita Evans

Kagyu Ngöndro Intensive
July 26 - August 6, 2023

Please take this special opportunity to gather at Dorje Denma Ling for the Kagyu Ngöndro Intensive. This is a rare opportunity for those engaged in the preliminary practices to enjoy the support and companionship of fellow sangha members, and share their practice the way our root gurus have heartily encouraged us to do. The Kagyu Ngöndro Intensive will include a rich mix of activities, including sitting practice, two daily ngöndro sessions, discussion groups, interviews with meditation instructors, and afternoon or evening talks. We will invite the Dorje Loppön Lodrö Dorje and Larry Mermelstein to offer a talk, possibly virtually, during…