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Conflict in Enlightened Society

Conflict in Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

cherry trees along the Charles River,by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull Cape Town, South Africa Among those of us committed to building an enlightened society, there is a widespread perception that our failure to “fix” the personal conflicts that arise in our communities somehow takes us in the opposite direction ... continue
Posted May 31, 2013 by
Birth of Shambhala Publications

Birth of Shambhala Publications – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhala Times Exclusive: Interview with Sam Bercholz edited by Ani Dawa Chotso Shambhala Publications was born at Ground Zero of the 1960s counterculture: in the back of a bookstore on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. The Times asked Sam Bercholz for more details … How did it all get ... continue
Posted May 29, 2013 by
Kitchen Wisdom Begins Outdoors

Kitchen Wisdom Begins Outdoors – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Kitchen Wisdom In an effort to share the wisdom that many of us experience in our daily lives, meals, and our own kitchens, this column will be including voices from around the sangha, Please continue to join us as we expand our view and hear the ... continue
Posted May 27, 2013 by
Snapshots of Basic Goodness: May

Snapshots of Basic Goodness: May – HIGHLIGHT

Boston Common,This monthly feature highlights snapshots of basic goodness taken by YOU, our readers, as seen out in the world, on the street, in the countryside, in another country, at work, home, garden or grocery store. In Shambhala, we embody the tradition, practice and lineage of clear ... continue
Posted May 26, 2013 by
Invitation to Co-Creation

Invitation to Co-Creation – HIGHLIGHT

Report on Three Pillars Leadership Gathering at Karme Choling by Dan Glenn Executive Director, Shambhala Center of Boston photos by Rick Fiske Shambhala Times photographer Over 200 leaders from the Shambhala community gathered this past week at Karme Choling for the Three Pillars Leadership Gathering with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. The event ... continue
Posted May 25, 2013 by
The Shape of Awake

The Shape of Awake – HIGHLIGHT

Learning to Recognize the Bodily Cocoon, and Letting Go of It by Adam Sinclair photos by Chris Luginbuhl Each year, Hope Martin leads a week long retreat at the Shambhala Center in Atlanta. It’s a weekthun in the traditional sense of seven days of intensive meditation practice, silent meals, and ... continue
Posted May 24, 2013 by
Practice for Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

Practice for Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

Our hearts are with the victims of the tornado which struck Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City yesterday. (May 20, 2013). Winds of 200 mph destroyed large parts of the city, destroying entire neighborhoods and killing at least 24 people. The Sakyong has advised us that ... continue
Posted May 22, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet, part 4

Reborn in Tibet, part 4 – HIGHLIGHT

A Retrospective Memoir, Part 4 Lhasa 1986 by Lee Weingrad One day I decided to visit the Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas. At 11,000 feet it was an arduous climb up the 500 stairs from the village of Shol below. When I got to the ... continue
Posted May 22, 2013 by
Warrior Tribute to Susan Shaw

Warrior Tribute to Susan Shaw – HIGHLIGHT

Susan Shaw, Born September 4, 1947, Died May 6, 2013The Passing of Susan Shaw: A Gift to the Community by Cara Thornley On the last weekend in March, Merle Thompson, Head of Health and Well Being of the St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center in northern Vermont convened a meeting ... continue
Posted May 21, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet, part 3

Reborn in Tibet, part 3 – HIGHLIGHT

Vajrayogini in the sky, ©2013 Lee WeingradA Retrospective Memoir, Part 3 Lhasa 1986 by Lee Weingrad “It’s not a question of discovering who you are. It’s a question of discovering who you are not!” Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche 1984, Boulder It was a strange thing for me to think, “I know everything ... continue
Posted May 20, 2013 by
Addressing our Shambhala Principles

Addressing our Shambhala Principles – HIGHLIGHT

Thought leaders address Basic Goodness and Creating Enlightened Society by President Richard Reoch Leading figures in the worlds of faith, communications, social action and cultural change spoke out at the “Creating Enlightened Society” gathering hosted by the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, in Richmond, California, last weekend. We present ... continue
Posted May 19, 2013 by
Enlightened Dance Party

Enlightened Dance Party – HIGHLIGHT

by Rees Sweeney-Taylor and Alex Van Gils On Saturday night of the historic Creating Enlightened Society event, the Bay Area Ziji Collective hosted the first of many promised “Enlightened Dance Parties.” Good human societies from the four directions gathered and threw the proverbial “it” down after a day ... continue
Posted May 19, 2013 by
Introducing Multilingual Services

Introducing Multilingual Services

Shambhala to provide multilingual services  Carolyn Mandelker, the Executive Director of Shambhala, and Christoph Schonherr, the Kalapa Envoy to Europe, are creating two new positions to help make the Shambhala mandala more multilingual. Ms Sophie Leger has been appointed Director of Multilingual Development. She will serve on the ... continue
Posted May 18, 2013 by
The Wonder of Bishop Andrus

The Wonder of Bishop Andrus – HIGHLIGHT

by Larry Barnett Shambhala Communications Director In a presentation filled with wit, heart and wisdom, California Episcopal Bishop Marc Andrus held his audience in rapt attention for over an hour as he moved through topics as diverse as contemporary physics, holocaust studies, and the meaning of “wonder.” Speaking ... continue
Posted May 18, 2013 by
Sakyong Presents Social Vision at Festival of Faiths

Sakyong Presents Social Vision at Festival of Faiths – HIGHLIGHT

Louisville, Kentucky reported by Joshua Silberstein Chief of Staff for the Sakyong photos by Breton Hoagland On May 15th, the Sakyong presented at the 14th annual Festival of Faiths in Louisville, Kentucky. The Festival of Faiths encourages interfaith dialogue as a means to ... continue
Posted May 17, 2013 by


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