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Machen: A Look into the Kalapa Court - comment

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Behind the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo left to right: Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss, ADC Nathan Railla, Cecilia Driscoll, Susan Morin, Kevin Hoagland, Jeffrey Stevens, Anthony Miller, Dorothée Rosen, Stephan Bierling, Meta Maertens, Janos Porps, Joe Schoech, (not pictured: Marvin Robinson); photo courtesy of Ian Bascetta

Behind the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo left to right: Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss, ADC Nathan Railla, Cecilia Driscoll, Susan Morin, Kevin Hoagland, Jeffrey Stevens, Anthony Miller, Dorothée Rosen, Stephan Bierling, Meta Maertens, Janos Porps, Joe Schoech, (not pictured: Marvin Robinson); photo courtesy of Ian Bascetta

COLUMN: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen
article by Anthony Miller

The birds are chirping, dew is glistening, and the sun is rising in the East. The Machen, or Kalapa Court cook is putting on her Chef’s coat. The Kusung silently delivers a cup of Tibetan style tea to the Sakyong. The Sakyong Wangmo is practicing and Jetsun Drukmo and Jetsun Yudra are playing. The Shabchi are putting together a place setting for the Royal Family’s breakfast.

In a few minutes the Machen whirls into action. Eggs are cooking, organic greens are sautéing and bread is miraculously being turned into toast. Breakfast is lovingly plated and whisked away. The center of the mandala is being fueled! Continue…

- 2014-07-09 - comment

“I’m a Runner”

"I'm a Runner" Back in February, the Sakyong and Michele Moses from Runner’s World got together to talk about running, meditation, and deepening our experience of life. The article and video have just been published. In the article, the Sakyong discusses the relationship between running and meditation. He talks about the challenges, effort and the joy of running. As he says, “You have to pay attention to what you feel, aches and pains, inspiration and all of that self-reflection. Running is about awareness, staying ... continue

Scene and Heard - 2014-07-22 - 1 comment

Remembering Sensei Seiko Nakashima

Remembering Sensei Seiko Nakashima Sensei at conclusion of 2008 Ikenobo Show;Warrior Tribute written by Ira Abrams Ikebana and tea-ceremony master Dr. Seiko Nakashima, whom I (and hundreds ... continue

Mandala Projects - 2014-07-21 - 1 comment

Helping the Corrections Officers too

Helping the Corrections Officers too Oregon State Penitentiary Corrections Officer Laura Hinkle underwent mindfulness training at the prison, which has helped her in her work with ... continue

Scene and Heard - 2014-07-20 - 3 comments

A Hurricane Wedding

A Hurricane Wedding Shambhala Times is delighted to announce the marriage of Julia Sable and Richard Pannell of Halifax! Julia Sable and Richard Pannell are ... continue

Video, Audio, Photos - 2014-07-19 - comment

Exploring Shame

Exploring Shame Offering Meditation In The City – the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. In this episode, Sangyum Agness Au ... continue

Arts and Poetry - 2014-07-18 - 2 comments

“This time, Just Enjoy!”

"This time, Just Enjoy!" Relaxation and the Practice of Ikebana article by Pam Rubin photos by Liza Matthews Watanabe Sensei turned ninety this past year, and after ... continue

Scene and Heard - 2014-07-16 - 14 comments

A Spontaneous Wedding

A Spontaneous Wedding Shambhala Times is delighted to announce the marriage of Bob Taylor, Rupon and Bonnie Hankin (now Taylor), Dapon! story by Bob and ... continue

International Programs - 2014-07-14 - comment

Updates from the Land of Great Bliss

Updates from the Land of Great Bliss News from Dechen Choling, Shambhala Retreat Center in France report by Katja Aßmann and Shannon van Staden At the “Land of Great Bliss” ... continue

Community Articles - 2014-07-13 - 3 comments

Those Aren’t No Stinking Four Foundations!

Those Aren't No Stinking Four Foundations! A Special Wink… …Exploring Non-Attachment Across Religions by Ira Zukerman What have they done? And what have I gotten myself into? These are questions ... continue


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3 Ways Buddhism Can Help You Heal a Broken Heart

COLUMN: Dharma Teachings guest article by Susan Piver Nothing feels worse than a broken heart, the kind you get when someone you love ends the relationship. Feelings of shame, remorse, grief, rage, and terror can overwhelm even the most stable human being. Heartbreak has the power to reframe a workable life as a disaster. Surprisingly, Buddhism has a tremendous amount of helpful advice for working with these terrible girl/boy-loses-boy/girl emotions. It takes an approach that is quite different ... continue

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