Aspen Ideas Festival at the Aspen Institute

The Aspen Ideas Festival is the “premier gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that both shape our lives and challenge our times.” In 2006 and 2007, Sakyong Mipham was invited to participate.

2006

Ruling Your World

Sakyong Mipham inspired participants, teaching on the art of courageous leadership based on wisdom and compassion from his book, Ruling Your World.

2007

Spiritual Practice for Enlightened Living: The Sakyong and a Rabbi

Sakyong Mipham and Rabbi Irwin Kula, an eighth generation rabbi, participated in a vibrant intellectual exchange on how spiritual practice works to help us overcome suffering and transform ourselves into forces for good.

Compassionate Leadership

Representing three of the major world religions – Islam, Judaism, Buddhism – Queen Noor of Jordan joining Sakyong Mipham and Rabbi Kula engaged in a panel discussion about what is needed to make a better world.