Bruce Ashton

Bruce Ashton



Bruce resides in Issaquah, Washington. He is a grandfather of four, a father of three and widower of two. He continues to maintain a contracting business he founded in the mid-eighties.

Bruce began his studies of Buddhism in the mid-seventies under the Tibetan North American Master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Under his guidance Bruce was trained as an instructor in both shamatha/vipassana, and ngöndro practice. He also completed training as a Buddhist and Shambhala educator.

In the early nineties he began acting as a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. In 2010 Bruce was named an instructor within Siddharthas Intent under the direction of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. If you have any complaints about Bruce, please call DJK Rinpoche