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Amaia LunaPlease join the Shambhala Times in welcoming these new additions to our community! Introducing Amaia Luna, born to Pablo Coddou and ... continue
Twenty years ago, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on May 14, 1995, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche was formally enthroned as the Sakyong of Shambhala.
His Holiness Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche (Penor Rinpoche), then the Supreme Head of the Nyingma lineage, conferred the enthronement in the midst of the Shambhala Celebration known as Joining Heaven & Earth. This festive celebration, held at Pier 23 in Halifax, lasted nine days and had thousands of Shambhalians in attendance. As part of the celebration, Penor Rinpoche auspiciously conferred the Kalachakra Empowerment for Enlightened Society. Continue…
The Office of the Kalapa Court is pleased to announce that the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has formally appointed twenty new shastris. The position of shastri was created by the Sakyong in 2009, and these shastris join almost eighty currently serving in centers throughout the mandala. By all reports, the shastri program is a great success, providing local support for teachers, programs, and meditation students. These new shastris will, when possible, take their oaths this summer with the Sakyong, and ... continue