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Risk the Mess

Risk the Mess – HIGHLIGHT

Mind Body Awareness ProjectWhat don’t I know in this moment? Report from Northern California by Leslie Gossett, Shambhala Times Regional Reporter Of all the gems I could have gleaned from the day-long gathering, this was the one that landed in my heart with the most vibrance. The day ... continue
Posted November 30, 2014 by
Immeasurable in the Carpathians

Immeasurable in the Carpathians – HIGHLIGHT

Mountain Synyak near Bukovelya by Vyacheslav ZhegarA Key Program for Shambhala Ukraine by Ivan Salomatin The first weeks of November brought to the Ukrainian Society of Shambhala an historical event. In the very heart оf the colorful Carpathian Mountains in a region of Yamna we lead a half ... continue
Posted November 29, 2014 by
Purchasing a Building

Purchasing a Building – HIGHLIGHT

2013 Shambhala Building, SeattleCOLUMN: Shambhala on the Move A series about Shambhala Centers and Groups who are moving into new spaces or renovating their existing homes. In this article, we hear a recent story from Seattle, Washington. by Alan Ness, for the Building Committee, Seattle Shambhala Meditation Center Let me ... continue
Posted November 28, 2014 by
Receiving the Order of Nova Scotia

Receiving the Order of Nova Scotia – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Times is delighted to congratulate Ruth Holmes Whitehead on her receipt of the Order of Nova Scotia! interview by Sarah Lipton, Shambhala Times Editor-in-Chief edited by Chris Schuman, Shambhala Times Intern The Order of Nova Scotia is the province’s highest honor. Presented by Her Majesty the Queen’s ... continue
Posted November 26, 2014 by Sarah
A Hundred Years Later

A Hundred Years Later – HIGHLIGHT

Parliament of Hungary in Budapest,A Collaborative Article Chronicling the Cultural History around the Hungarian Shambhala Group in Budapest written by Acharya Matias Pongracz, Peter Nowak, Daniel Zoltan Boldog and Robert Potor The Hungarian Shambhala Group was founded three years ago in Budapest. Currently we have about ten active ... continue
Posted November 24, 2014 by
Compassionate Brush

Compassionate Brush – HIGHLIGHT

A student’s tone drawing of a lotusContemplative Art Project with the Vancouver School Board article, photos and video by Brian Callahan On October 21st, His Holiness XIV Dalai Lama visited a Vancouver high school to dialogue with students on the importance of educating the heart as well as ... continue
Posted November 23, 2014 by
Is Tolerance Enough?

Is Tolerance Enough? – HIGHLIGHT

Questions and Answers from: Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace Investigating Religious Conflict in Today’s World Presidential Lecture by Richard Reoch, President of Shambhala Buddhism “If the world had only one religion,” asked one of the students,”would we still have the same problems that we have today?” This was one ... continue
Posted November 22, 2014 by
A Night Room

A Night Room – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Poetry Space Autumn Edition We’re delighted to share more new work from across the sangha. Below are four pieces from two poets who are both new to Poetry Space. Also, don’t forget our Winter Haiku contest – all entries due by December 21. Email your entries to ... continue
Posted November 21, 2014 by
First Annual Midwinter Haiku Contest

First Annual Midwinter Haiku Contest – HIGHLIGHT

Request for Entries from the Poetry Editorial Board for the Shambhala Times if I held it in my hands my hot tears would melt it — autumn frost ~~ basho 1684 As we write this, the days are fast growing shorter, the ... continue
Posted November 19, 2014 by
How To Make A Sit-a-Thon

How To Make A Sit-a-Thon – HIGHLIGHT

Dispatch from Northern California by Kathryn Rile In just four days the Northern California Shambhala community is gathering across seven centers and groups to host the first regional sit-a-thon, Sitting for Society. This fundraiser is based on a model that San Francisco piloted last year with the intent ... continue
Posted November 18, 2014 by
Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen article by Khenchen Anthony Miller, Regional Machen Officer, Trident Region In the Kalapa Court, soup is a staple food. Warming, nourishing, and satisfying, a good soup can be amazing. A bad soup, on the other hand, can be dull and disappointing. ... continue
Posted November 17, 2014 by
Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace

Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace – HIGHLIGHT

Religious Conflict in Today’s World President Richard Reoch presents at the University of Morocco The room full of Muslim preachers, known as Imams, was keenly attentive as I introduced meditation practice to them with a short introduction to the neuroscience of mind, body and extended consciousness. I was in ... continue
Posted November 16, 2014 by
Good Morning, Destiny

Good Morning, Destiny – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Times is delighted to wish a Cheerful Birthday to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche today! Shambhalians are warmly invited to include a celebratory lhasang in their daily practice, using the lhasang chant below. Shambhala centers that would like to incorporate a celebratory lhasang into an appropriate community ... continue
Posted November 15, 2014 by
Embodying Wisdom, Becoming Sensational

Embodying Wisdom, Becoming Sensational – HIGHLIGHT

Exploring the Five Wisdoms by Irini Rockwell A sensuous sixteen-year-old dancing; a couple in sexual union: ultimate wisdom and enlightenment are personified in the iconography of the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition by just such deities. They live in palaces, and offerings of sense pleasures are bestowed on them. Vajrayana ... continue
Posted November 14, 2014 by
Coming Into Focus

Coming Into Focus – HIGHLIGHT

Interview about the Mukpo Institute at Karme Choling with Rupa Acharya Suzann Duquette by Cati Hellerer Mukpo Institute is a three-month investigation into the Shambhala and Buddhist teachings offered every Fall and Spring at Karme Choling Shambhala Meditation Center in Barnet, Vermont. What inspires you about Mukpo Institute? “I’m ... continue
Posted November 12, 2014 by


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