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David Nichtern

David Nichtern is a well known composer, producer and guitarist – a four-time Emmy winner and a two-time Grammy nominee. He is the founder of Dharma Moon and 5 Points Records and has worked with Stevie Wonder, Christopher Guest, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon and many others. David has been co-director of the LA Shambhala Center as well as Director of Expansion for Shambhala Training International and Director of Buddhist Practice and Study for OM yoga. He has been a featured writer and regular contributor to The Huffington Post and leads meditation workshops around the world and online. He does a weekly live online broadcast and has several workshops available through From 1980-87 Nichtern was the Director of Sales for New England Digital Corp., which created the innovative Synclavier Digital Music System. He was an integral part of a management team that took the company from $300K to $25M in annual sales during that time. David Nichtern is also a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This tradition combines a contemporary, secular approach to meditation with the ancient practices and philosophies of Tibetan Buddhism.

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