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Pilgrimage Food

Pilgrimage Food – HIGHLIGHT

click on photo to view largerCOLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom How Food Can Bring us Together by Judy Sachs-Sullivan I am always drawn to fresh-air markets when I travel. My recent pilgrimage to Nepal and India was no exception. My camera was always slung over my shoulder so I would ... continue
Posted April 30, 2014 by
Ziji Assembles in San Francisco

Ziji Assembles in San Francisco – HIGHLIGHT

NorCal Ziji shares their experimentations at the West Coast Ziji Leadership SummitZiji Collective Leaders to Assemble in San Francisco with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche article by Alex Van Gils, San Francisco photos by Alex Milsom, LA Ziji This is going to be great. On the evening of April 30th, representatives ... continue
Posted April 29, 2014 by
Reflections about Aging in Shambhala

Reflections about Aging in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by Ann Cason Cyrus Crane was a community member, an early student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. He was already 69 years old when he started practicing meditation. Back in the late 1970’s, after an early Shambhala Training retreat, he asked, “Well, how am ... continue
Posted April 28, 2014 by
The Old House

The Old House – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture This series of articles is brought to you by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. We hope that these offerings will bring fresh perspectives on living our principles, invoking drala and enriching culture in our homes, centers and communities. If you have ... continue
Posted April 26, 2014 by
Giving and Knowing

Giving and Knowing – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dharma Teachings Investigating the Practice of Generosity by Acharya Michael Greenleaf, Barnet, VT Generosity is our genes. The word comes from the root genus, meaning of good or noble birth. Noble, in turn, comes from the root gnosis — to know. Generosity speaks to the natural expression of ... continue
Posted April 25, 2014 by

Hooray for Shambhala Chicago and Shambhala Boston!

I am so inspired by the partnerships that the Sakyong and our Shambhala Centres have forged recently in Chicago and Boston. We are really taking major steps outwards, and engaging with our wider communities. As a result, 16 front-line community organizations in Chicago are now receiving meditation ... continue
Posted April 24, 2014 by anna_weinstein
Limiting the Barriers, part 2

Limiting the Barriers, part 2 – HIGHLIGHT

miksang image by Charles BlackhallA Report in Three Parts From the Accessibility and Disability Working Group article compiled by Stefan Carmien, Chair of Accessibility and Disability Working Group We continue this series on the efforts of the Accessibility and Disability working Group to support the accessibility of the ... continue
Posted April 23, 2014 by
Reflections on the Six Ways of Ruling

Reflections on the Six Ways of Ruling – HIGHLIGHT

King Dawa Sangpo, the first sovereign of the Kingdom of Shambhala, received the sacred teachings on enlightened society from the Buddha.Coordinator’s Corner by Sarah Farash, Rochester, NY “Leadership training is very important this year… It’s important that we are not afraid to think that we, as a ... continue
Posted April 21, 2014 by
Dreamers and Their Shadows

Dreamers and Their Shadows – HIGHLIGHT

A Book Review of a New Book by Douglas Penick originally published on The Chronicle Project review by John Sell In the bombed-out wreckage of post-war Tokyo, a safe is discovered that contains several scrolls within a gorgeous antique lacquer box. They chronicle the strange trajectory of the Prince ... continue
Posted April 20, 2014 by
Trusting Everyday Magic

Trusting Everyday Magic – HIGHLIGHT

A Contemplation On Snapshots of Basic Goodness versus Contemplative Photography article and photos by John McQuade Is there a difference between “feeling good” and the connection with basic goodness? How do images communicate basic goodness? Miksang is a Tibetan word that translates as “good eye.” This form of contemplative photography ... continue
Posted April 19, 2014 by
Prince Edward Island goes Organic

Prince Edward Island goes Organic

A beautiful film has been released by the National Film Board of Canada chronicling the nascent attempts by Prince Edward Island to go to totally organic farming. Prince Edward Island has long been famous for its spuds and red mud. But in the last 50 years ... continue
Posted April 18, 2014 by
Even If You Hide

Even If You Hide – HIGHLIGHT

New Work from the Sangha COLUMN: Poetry Space It’s been some time since we featured new work from our readers, so we’re really excited about the poems we received in the most recent set of submissions – so much so that we’re breaking our favorites into two sets ... continue
Posted April 18, 2014 by
The Path of Unconditional Healing

The Path of Unconditional Healing – HIGHLIGHT

A Journey of Illness and Discovery by Jeff Rubin, New York City I still remember quite vividly the scene in the doctor’s office eleven years ago. After conducting a series of tests, she informed me that she was almost certain that I had ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). If ... continue
Posted April 16, 2014 by
Building Bridges in Boston

Building Bridges in Boston – HIGHLIGHT

President Richard Reoch and Reverend Kim,How Communities Can Come Together under the Banner of Being Human by Emma Cataford, Shambhala Times Reporter Saturday night in Boston people gathered at the Arlington Street Church for an event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche titled Moving Forward: Boston Strong in Everyday Life. ... continue
Posted April 14, 2014 by
Kindness and Inspiration in Boston

Kindness and Inspiration in Boston – HIGHLIGHT

article by Frank Ryan photos by Kris Talluto “Kindness and Inspiration: A Shambhala Community Day,” led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and President Richard Reoch followed the Moving Forward: Boston Strong in Everyday Life event. It was a perfect complement to the previous night’s gathering of hundreds at the historic ... continue
Posted April 13, 2014 by


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