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Radical Compassion Symposium Draws upon the Power of Interconnectedness report from the scene by James Gilness, Shambhala Times Volunteer Reporter photos courtesy of ... continue
Interview with Peter Volz
by Judy Sachs-Sullivan, Column Co-Host
Peter Volz has a long, and loyal history of serving the three jewels, the Vidyadhara, Vajradhatu and Shambhala. I was inspired to interview Peter because of his lifelong service and also because of his love and work as a farmer in Boulder County.
Q: Peter, can you give a brief history of your connection and service to Vajradhatu/Shambhala over the years?
Peter: I was originally a Zen student in California until one morning. I was late for the 4:30am practice at the Zen Center, so I furiously rode my bicycle to get there on time. On the way, I ran into a shopping cart and had a terrible fall. I realized I was not a good Zen student, it was too early. Continue…
TODAY at 11am EST! Oprah is joined by Pema Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and bestselling author, for an uplifting conversation about her spiritual journey and the importance of finding inner contentment. Pema, the principal teacher at Gampo Abbey, a monastery in Nova Scotia, Canada, talks with Oprah about ways to deal with life’s difficult moments and the value of embracing fear and suffering. As one of the first Western women to be fully ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun ... continue