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Exploring Communal Space

Exploring Communal Space – HIGHLIGHT

Foundations of Shambhala: a gathering by Amanda Hodson Here at the Davis Shambhala Center we have a Monday night social and discussion group for shamatha students, new practitioners and people interested in learning about meditation. It’s called Foundations of Shambhala. The group provides a space for people to ... continue
Posted May 30, 2012 by
Living in the Challenge

Living in the Challenge – HIGHLIGHT

On serving in the U.S. Navy and being a Shambhala Buddhist by Ben Biggs I get a lot of questions from the Shambhala Buddhist community about what it’s like being in the Navy and why I joined… so here you go! What it’s like: one person’s experience Being in the ... continue
Posted May 28, 2012 by
The Mind of Mindfulness

The Mind of Mindfulness

by Irini Rockwell The first annual International Symposia for Contemplative Studies held in Denver April 26th to 29th was the place to be for anyone interested in mindfulness and brain research. 700 of us from all over the world gathered together to explore this cutting edge endeavor ... continue
Posted May 26, 2012 by
Grand Opening Ripa International Center

Grand Opening Ripa International Center – HIGHLIGHT

from the Ripa Council The Ripa Ladrang, The Ripa International Center and the Padma Lings of Europe are pleased to announce the opening of the first Ripa center in the West, located just outside of Bern, Switzerland. All Shambhalians are warmly invited to join the festivities. The ... continue
Posted May 26, 2012 by
Gaining Ground against Beetle Infestation

Gaining Ground against Beetle Infestation – HIGHLIGHT

Report from Shambhala Mountain Center by Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent Leslie Witt Brown, dead ponderosa pines have given way to open ground as Shambhala Mountain Center (SMC) battles to save its forest from the mountain pine beetle. Now in the second year of an aggressive, proactive program of ... continue
Posted May 25, 2012 by
Making the Most of Retreat...

Making the Most of Retreat… – HIGHLIGHT

…and Bringing It to Life by Irini Rockwell Director & Principal Coach/Trainer at Five Wisdoms Institute Taking a retreat, however long, is a precious opportunity to look deeper within ourselves by connecting with life transformative practices. So how do we bring the awareness and intelligence of the retreat back into ... continue
Posted May 23, 2012 by

May Marathon to Support Konchok Foundation

by Brian Sutton I am dedicating my upcoming (May 27) marathon to benefit the Konchok Foundation, and I am asking you to help too. Many of you know about the work of the Konchok Foundation, a non-profit organization helping to meet the spiritual, cultural, educational and ... continue
Posted May 21, 2012 by Ashley_Hodson
Chang Sheng:  “Unending Victory”

Chang Sheng: “Unending Victory” – HIGHLIGHT

Regarding the gold-on-blue Chinese calligraphy in the entrance hall of the Kalapa Court, Halifax: Meaning and Origin of the calligraphy article compiled by Acharya Bill McKeever This calligraphy, Chang Sheng, “Unending Victory,” was executed by one of China’s foremost calligraphers, Dr. Cen of Beijing, specifically for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This ... continue
Posted May 21, 2012 by
Submit Your Videos!

Submit Your Videos! – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing the new YouTube channel for the Shambhala community, now arriving online: Shambhala Community Channel by Anna Weinstein The inspiration behind the effort to create a community youtube channel is to foster a further sense of a global Shambhala community through the creation of an online forum in ... continue
Posted May 20, 2012 by anna_weinstein
ShambhalaNews.org: Turning Outward

ShambhalaNews.org: Turning Outward – HIGHLIGHT

article by Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent Travis May The newest member of the online Shambhala family is ShambhalaNews.org, a website specifically oriented to the non-Shambhala community. This is not to say that the content of the new website would be of no interest to Shambhala members, but ... continue
Posted May 19, 2012 by Travis_May
Shambhala at Earth Day Summit, Madison, WI

Shambhala at Earth Day Summit, Madison, WI

The Madison Shambhala Center was delighted to attend the sixth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Summit on April 16th at the Monona Terrace. This year’s theme was sustainability, security and happiness on a finite planet. Among the many interesting speakers was Lyonpo Yeshe Zimbo, the Minister ... continue
Posted May 18, 2012 by
Mi'kma'ki: The Language of This Land

Mi’kma’ki: The Language of This Land – HIGHLIGHT

New Book Released by Anthropologist and Linguist who Team up to Produce the History of the Mi’kmaq Language and Culture by senior Shambhala teacher Dr. Trudy Sable with co-author and Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis review by Acharya Bill McKeever “Blackfoot think of time on a two-day operational sense. There ... continue
Posted May 18, 2012 by
The Sakyong Wangmo Reflects on Earth Day

The Sakyong Wangmo Reflects on Earth Day – HIGHLIGHT

Message from the Sakyong Wangmo photos by Andrew Goetz Earth Day was the most beautiful day. The sun was shining and there was a feeling of spring in the air. There was a mixture of the local Boulder community and the Shambhala community and everyone was in a ... continue
Posted May 17, 2012 by

Running with the Mind of Meditation Program a Success!

Preparing my introductions of the Running Meditation instructors at last Saturday’s Running with the Mind of Meditation program at the Cambridge Tennis Club, I suddenly realized what an unbelievable team we have here in Boston. It’s not that this wasn’t already clear to me after seeing ... continue
Posted May 15, 2012 by Dan

Your questions and comments — continuing the dialogue

To continue the community dialogue that has begun on this blog, we previously identified 12 major themes. Now we want to open up more discussion and inquiry around these. One of the themes was the need to make Shambhala’s work more visible to our membership. How do you ... continue
Posted May 15, 2012 by Richard_Reoch


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