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Guitar in Colorado

Greg Smith, guitar player in this video, led the 2009 beginners’ retreat I attended at the Shambhala Mountain Center (SMC) in Colorado. The following is a direct quote from the SMC online newsletter dated December 5, 2012.


“Stupa Serenade

Posted on December 5, 2012 by 
Painter of Thangkas, Playing Guitar.Greg Smith studied with Choyam Trungpa Rinpoche and is now a student of his son Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Of the past 33 years, Greg has spent 23 at Shambhala Mountain Center, contributing to the community and practice environment, and befriending many of the program participants. He oversaw the painting of the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya during its construction and continues to relate to it on a daily basis. After all, he can see it from his bedside window.We asked Greg for an offering that we could share with our community to celebrate the richness of our sangha. He was more than happy to oblige and decided to play a song, in every floor of the Stupa!

So here is Greg Smith, practitioner, painter, guitarist, and friend.”

6 responses

  1. Reblogged this on photographyofnia.

    October 21, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    • mcrohio

      It’s an honor to have you reblog this! It’s one of my favorites and I’m glad it “spoke to you”, too.

      October 21, 2013 at 1:02 pm

  2. Beautiful…. so beautiful…. Playing in my humble world now, while the last touches of the sun dancing over the city where I live….
    Thank you, Blessing and Happiness, love, nia

    October 21, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    • mcrohio

      Thank you for visiting and for your kind comments! My weekend at the mountain center was very special. This post always helps me relive it.

      October 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm

      • I can imagine… You are welcome dear friend, love, nia

        October 21, 2013 at 1:25 pm

  3. Lovely!

    October 21, 2013 at 11:06 pm

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