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Thought leaders address Basic Goodness and Creating Enlightened Society by President Richard Reoch Leading figures in the worlds of faith, communications, social action ... continue
by Lee Weingrad
It was a strange thing for me to think, “I know everything about this place.” It wasn’t deja vu. It wasn’t an instant sense of, “I could live here,” the way I felt in Amsterdam in 1995. It wasn’t a feeling of love. It was instant connection and familiarity coming up from the earth, through the soles of my feet, in a way that Kathmandu was not. A week earlier I was riding with Tim Olmstead on his motor scooter through the crowded, exhaust-choked streets of Bodha. There were cows everywhere. Sacred cows. He said to me, “if you get into a traffic accident and hit a cow, leave the country.” Wow. That got my attention. It made me feel like I was in an episode of Star Trek that was left on the cutting room floor. Lhasa was not all that foreign.
Shambhala to provide multilingual services Carolyn Mandelker, the Executive Director of Shambhala, and Christoph Schonherr, the Kalapa Envoy to Europe, are creating two new positions to help make the Shambhala mandala more multilingual. Ms Sophie Leger has been appointed Director of Multilingual Development. She will serve on the Kalapa Executive that provides the central services to the mandala, thus ensuring that developing a multilingual approach is integrated into the central operations of Shambhala. Last year Sophie, former Director of the Montreal Shambhala ... continue
Louisville, Kentucky reported by Joshua Silberstein Chief of Staff for the Sakyong photos by Breton Hoagland On May ... continue