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Meditation… in Everyday Life?

Meditation… in Everyday Life? – HIGHLIGHT

by Dave McKeel, NYC I always hated horror movies as a kid. I remember running out of the room screaming whenever a commercial for the latest Nightmare On Elm Street sequel would come on the TV. Those commercials were not just a surprise; they were a betrayal – ... continue
Posted September 30, 2012 by
The Accidental Kasung

The Accidental Kasung – HIGHLIGHT

My Journey from Iraq to Magyal Pomra Encampment by Paul M. Kendel Be a warrior without anger ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I awoke to the shock and reverberations of an explosion. It had been over a year since I had relived that night in Iraq ... continue
Posted September 28, 2012 by
Positive Aging

Positive Aging – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Shambhala by Jane Ward, London When the Olympic torch passed through London early in the morning, the seniors I teach welcomed it with a public performance of Tai Chi – and got the locals to join in. It was a startling reminder of “positive aging”! continue
Posted September 27, 2012 by
Babies!

Babies! – HIGHLIGHT

Zoe Sophia Infantino and mom Catherine InfantinoMany new Shambhalians have entered the world in the last months. Here are a few of the new gorgeous faces… continue
Posted September 26, 2012 by
Great Stupa Preservation

Great Stupa Preservation

UPDATE: Great Stupa Preservation Fund Grows as Work Week Approaches The fire this summer, which came so close to SMC, was a wake-up call for the need to protect Shambhala Mountain Center as a whole, and its lineage treasures, many of them contained in the Great Stupa ... continue
Posted September 25, 2012 by
Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo Expecting Second Child

Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo Expecting Second Child – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of Mark Eoin O’DonoghueDuring this weekend’s celebration of Shambhala’s annual Harvest of Peace, the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, announced that he and the Sakyong Wangmo are expecting the birth of their second child. “I’m happy to say the Sakyong Wangmo is in good health and ... continue
Posted September 24, 2012 by
Sit Here Now

Sit Here Now – HIGHLIGHT

by Anne-Marie Keppel, Montpelier, Vermont My ten-year-old daughter is trying to understand how her mind works. She is becoming curious of her frustrations and anxieties and becoming aware of how they sometimes take over and cause stress and unhappy feelings. Slowly and solidly, she is creating a ... continue
Posted September 21, 2012 by
Ancestors, Investigated

Ancestors, Investigated – HIGHLIGHT

Charlemagne Equestrian statue 9th century, from www.shafe.co.ukWho might be considered the Western Ancestral Sovereigns of Shambhala? by Greg Lubkin, Los Angeles Some of my friends in Nova Scotia have been talking about the idea of Western Ancestral Sovereigns and wondering why there hasn’t been more written about that ... continue
Posted September 19, 2012 by
Meditation Intensive in Prison

Meditation Intensive in Prison – HIGHLIGHT

by Skylar Rickabaugh and Ted Fremd, Snake River Correctional Institution Week long meditation intensive inside Snake River Correctional Institution (SRCI) took place this summer. Within an environment of fear and aggression, a small percentage of the inmates chose to experience a space of listening, contemplating, and meditating. ... continue
Posted September 17, 2012 by
Parenting As Path

Parenting As Path – HIGHLIGHT

by Alice Buehler, Czech Republic The parenting side of Shambhala society seems to have its own particular understanding. It is deeply motivated by looking beyond just this one lifetime, but always painfully aware of the habitual patterns that get condensed into the smallest details of everyday life, ... continue
Posted September 16, 2012 by
Children and Their Six Ways of Ruling

Children and Their Six Ways of Ruling – HIGHLIGHT

by Dita Kemp, Czech Republic A few days ago I returned from Family Camp in the Czech mountains where I led the children’s activities. Once again we have had the precious opportunity to experience what it means create Shambhala society. This year we were honored by a ... continue
Posted September 15, 2012 by
On the Road in Shambhala Texas, part 2

On the Road in Shambhala Texas, part 2

by Paul M. Kendel My previous talks had been an opportunity for opening up and continuing the healing process since my return from Iraq. However, my visit to San Antonio would be fruitful not for myself, but for a friend. Raised as a “dharma brat”, Morgan was ... continue
Posted September 13, 2012 by
On the Road in Shambhala Texas

On the Road in Shambhala Texas – HIGHLIGHT

by Paul M. Kendel Armed with my son Sean, who quickly adopted the role of roadie/tour manager and promoter, we set off from Jacksonville, Florida, for our ten day odyssey through Texas. We spent the first night in New Orleans, but Bourbon Street, bars, and the numerous ... continue
Posted September 13, 2012 by
First Mahamudra Retreat in Ontario

First Mahamudra Retreat in Ontario – HIGHLIGHT

article by Helmfried Muller The swirling white smoke of a lhasang marked the beginning of a 7-day Mahamudra retreat for a group of tantrikas from the Toronto Shambhala Center. The location chosen was the Juniper Hill Retreat Center, located some 2 hours northeast of Toronto. The retreat was ... continue
Posted September 12, 2012 by

Work Program at The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya: Sept 28 – Oct 4, 2012

Volunteers are invited to join Joshua Mulder, Bob and Lindy King and John Perkins for a work week at The Great Stupa from September 28 through October 4. There is no charge for this program! We will undertake a wide variety of small projects, long term fire mitigation, deferred maintenance, ... continue
Posted September 10, 2012 by


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