David Nichtern

David Nichtern is a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has been the director of Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, director of Buddhist studies and practice at OM Yoga Center, and director of expansion for Shambhala Training International. David does a weekly live broadcast on Ustream and has several online meditation workshops available through creativelive.com. His book, Awakening from the Daydream, is forthcoming from Wisdom Publications. David is also a composer, guitarist, and producer; a two-time Grammy nominee; and a four-time Emmy winner.