Shastri Pamela Bothwell

Shastri Pamela Bothwell first encountered the Dharma at Tail of the Tiger (Karme Chöling Buddhist Contemplative Center) in Vermont in 1973. She has served as co-director of the New York Shambhala Center, Head of Practice and Study at Karme-Chöling, Head of Study at the San Francisco Shambhala Center, Ambassador to the Los Angeles Shambhala Center, and Co-Director of the Los Angeles Shambhala Center. Mrs. Bothwell also serves as a Secretary to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. In 2010, she was appointed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche as Shastri for Los Angeles.