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On the Health and Healing Puja

On the Health and Healing Puja – HIGHLIGHT

Medicine Buddha, from Orissa, Indiaby Walker Blaine, Master of Liturgies to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche This December 5th–7th the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche will perform a three-day Health and Healing Puja, or practice intensive, in Boulder, Colorado to increase health and dispel obstacles to well-being in the Shambhala ... continue
Posted November 29, 2013 by
Poetry Space

Poetry Space – HIGHLIGHT

Welcome to the first installment of Poetry Space on the Shambhala Times! by Jeff Fink, Column Host When we went to the sangha in early October with a request for original work from members, we had no idea what might arise. In point of fact, in the ... continue
Posted November 29, 2013 by
Let Yourself Be Nuts

Let Yourself Be Nuts – HIGHLIGHT

Putting the Heart back in Hearth – Through the Holidays COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom This monthly column of the Shambhala Times provides an opportunity for sharing our thoughts, experiences, and views from the heart of the household. The many places where we meet around food – farms, gardens, ... continue
Posted November 27, 2013 by
Carried by the Music

Carried by the Music – HIGHLIGHT

Sarah Marijnissen, journalist for the the BOS (Dutch Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation), made a 30-minutes radio special about the making of the new CD, Tiger Lion Garuda Dragon, featuring four improvisations inspired by the four dignities by Dutch composer/pianist Maarten Regtien. This article is a transcription of ... continue
Posted November 25, 2013 by
Creating Enlightened Society on a Lifeless Planet

Creating Enlightened Society on a Lifeless Planet – HIGHLIGHT

Are We Reacting with Urgency to the Climate Crisis? by Irene Lorch-Wauchope, Halifax, Nova Scotia As Buddhists, we understand that we create our reality with our thoughts. Unfortunately, this also applies to how many of us are reacting to the increasing urgency of the climate crisis. No matter ... continue
Posted November 24, 2013 by
Sakyong Offers Health and Healing Puja

Sakyong Offers Health and Healing Puja

The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche is offering a three-day puja, or practice intensive, 5 – 7 December in Boulder, Colorado, to increase health and dispel obstacles to well-being in the Shambhala community. The Shambhala community is invited to practice simultaneously with the Kongma Sakyong, both locally ... continue
Posted November 22, 2013 by David_Brown
Sakyong Interviewed for The New Yorker Magazine

Sakyong Interviewed for The New Yorker Magazine

The Sakyong is featured in a five minute video on the website of The New Yorker magazine. As it says on the website: “Last week, New York welcomed Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, when he spoke at the New York Society for ... continue
Posted November 22, 2013 by David_Brown
Co-Directors of Casa Werma Appointed

Co-Directors of Casa Werma Appointed

The Kalapa Court is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Armstrong and Kai Fulker as the new Co-Directors of Casa Werma. Ms. Armstrong (also known as “Ryn”) has been a Shambhala meditation student and practitioner for 10 years. She has supported Shambhala programs as a ... continue
Posted November 21, 2013 by David_Brown
Running with the Sakyong

Running with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is interviewed for the New Yorker Magazine Last week, New York welcomed Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, when he spoke at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The Sakyong, which means “king” – or, literally translated, “earth protector” ... continue
Posted November 21, 2013 by
Ikebana Masters Honoured

Ikebana Masters Honoured

The Office of the Kalapa Court is pleased to announce Seibi Watanabe Sensei has been awarded the Order of Shotoku Taishi of Shambhala, in recognition of her decades of service to Kalapa Ikebana. The award reads: “For outstanding achievement in teaching in the Kingdom of Shambhala.” ... continue
Posted November 20, 2013 by David_Brown
Pure Beauty: The Cosmos in a Vase

Pure Beauty: The Cosmos in a Vase – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Kalapa Ikebana teacher Seibi Watanabe Sensei on her 90th birthday article by Pam Rubin photos by Sarah Shima In a modest neighborhood of Montreal, an immaculately clean, jewel box of a house shelters a treasure of the Shambhala community: Seibi Watanabe Sensei. If you find yourself in her ... continue
Posted November 20, 2013 by
Moving Forward...

Moving Forward… – HIGHLIGHT

ROPASL group photo…with the Shambhala Adult Rites of Passage COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by David Whitehorn “Every ten to twenty years, we can participate in a ceremony that awakens us to the fact that we are progressing through life. These rites of passage act as a reminder. If ... continue
Posted November 18, 2013 by
Kalapa Council thanks Sophie MacLaren

Kalapa Council thanks Sophie MacLaren

Shambhala expresses appreciation for Sophie Maclaren for supporting the development of young sangha in Shambhala We wish to express our gratitude for over a decade of work that Sophie Maclaren has devoted to inviting, cultivating and nurturing young sangha members in Shambhala. We are thanking her today ... continue
Posted November 17, 2013 by
The Future Is In Our Hands

The Future Is In Our Hands – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Family Days Start From A Good Idea COLUMN: Youth and Family by Susie Cook Sonoma Shambhala Family Days started from a good idea. Over tea after their weekly meditation group for mothers, two moms with elementary school aged children got to talking. One shared that she wished that ... continue
Posted November 17, 2013 by
Health and Healing Puja

Health and Healing Puja

The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche will do a three-day puja, or practice intensive, December 5th—7th in Boulder, Colorado, to increase health and dispel obstacles to well-being in the Shambhala community. The Shambhala community is invited to practice with the Kongma Sakyong, both locally in Boulder and around ... continue
Posted November 16, 2013 by


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