Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata
Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata is the senior teacher of Kado within the Shambhala Buddhist community, and co- founder of the Shambhala Kado School, recognized and blessed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 2003. In 2011, she was given the title of Master Instructor of Shambhala Kado, in 2013 she was given the title of Artist to the Kalapa Court.
She is a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, having started her path in Buddhist study and meditation and Kado in 1974. From 1980 to 1985 Ms Shibata studied Ikebana in Japan in the major schools both classical and modern, and she teaches from the view of Shambhala Buddhism and from the truth of nature. Her main interest in teaching the Kado discipline is not to show how to make a balanced flower arrangement but to help people see how the wisdom in nature and their innate wisdom are the same.Source: casawermashambhala.secure.retreat.guru