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The Wolves of Mind

The Wolves of Mind – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on Retreat COLUMN: Radical Compassion Shambhala Times Exclusive Interview with Noah Levine conducted by Cameron Wenaus of retreat.guru and Sarah Lipton, Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times transcribed and written by Emma Sartwell, Shambhala Times Volunteer written by Jayne Sutton, Shambhala Times Volunteer One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson ... continue
Posted April 29, 2015 by
A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway

A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway – HIGHLIGHT

Dear Shambhala Sangha, Photo by Bob Sonne on his 2008 trip to Nepal and India As you have probably heard by now, yesterday a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing more than 2,500 people with other deaths in India and Tibet. Aftershocks today have also been devastating. The ... continue
Posted April 28, 2015 by Dan
Sugaring at Karmê Chöling

Sugaring at Karmê Chöling – HIGHLIGHT

Last year, the Karmê Chöling staff, under the guidance of Jason Winchester, ‘sugared’ the land at Karmê Chöling for the first time in many years, eventually producing over 12 gallons of maple syrup. This year, they are at it again. This column recollects last year’s experience, from the eyes ... continue
Posted April 27, 2015 by Dan
Prayers for Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Prayers for Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Dear Shambhala Community: Since hearing the news of the earthquake and aftershocks yesterday, the Sakyong Wangmo and I have engaged in practice and prayer for the families and people of Nepal. The Sakyong Wangmo spoke with His Eminence, Namkha Drimed Rinpoche, who is in Kathmandu at the Ripa ... continue
Posted April 26, 2015 by David_Brown
Becoming Who We Want to Be: Toronto Shambhala, Part 2

Becoming Who We Want to Be: Toronto Shambhala, Part 2 – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Shambhala on the Move by Margaret May This is part two of a two-part series on the tale of the transformation of the Toronto Shambhala Center. Click here for Part One.  September 2013: It is a Tuesday night, about fifteen minutes before sitting and instruction begins. In the Community ... continue
Posted April 26, 2015 by Dan
Learning to Cook for the Guru, or, "Watch the Schmaltz"

Learning to Cook for the Guru, or, “Watch the Schmaltz” – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom by Judy Sachs Sullivan Serving in the household of the guru is both a precious opportunity to be in the center of the mandala, to spend time with the teacher (albeit in a formal setting with a prescribed position), and serve in a courtly environment. ... continue
Posted April 25, 2015 by Dan
The Splendiferous House that Ryken Built

The Splendiferous House that Ryken Built – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by Steven Wilke At halftime, he grabbed the belligerent man and slammed him against the Lamp Post’s bathroom wall, finally shutting him up. “Some people are trying to watch the football game in here,” Tom explained to the bewildered, pinned patron who had been ... continue
Posted April 24, 2015 by Dan
Spring of Well-Being

Spring of Well-Being – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Acharya Noel McLellan originally published on broken leaf “In Shambhala, the constant application of not giving up on ourselves is known as discipline. It is not that we have made a mistake and need discipline to correct it. Rather, it is that we have not made ... continue
Posted April 22, 2015 by
Job Posting: Regional Director for Northern California

Job Posting: Regional Director for Northern California

Applications are still open for the position of Northern California Shambhala Regional Director. The dynamic region of Northern California Shambhala includes Sharchen Dzong in San Francisco as well as seven other Shambhala Centers and three Groups. If you may be interested in this position, or know ... continue
Posted April 21, 2015 by
The Road Home: An Interview with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

The Road Home: An Interview with Shastri Ethan Nichtern – HIGHLIGHT

Shastri Ethan Nichtern talks with Dan Glenn of the Shambhala Times about his third book, The Road Home (North Point Press), which comes out today. First thing’s first: this book is really good! I was really inspired, touched, and opened by your book in ways I didn’t expect to be. Photo ... continue
Posted April 21, 2015 by Dan
Why Go on Retreat?

Why Go on Retreat? – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Radical Compassion Shambhala Times Exclusive Interview with Lama Tsultrim Allione conducted by Cameron Wenaus of retreat.guru and Sarah Lipton, Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times transcribed by Emma Sartwell, Shambhala Times Volunteer written by Christopher Schuman, Shambhala Times Intern Going on a retreat is often a large part of our ... continue
Posted April 20, 2015 by
Gampo Abbey Welcomes a New Life Monastic

Gampo Abbey Welcomes a New Life Monastic – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Lodro Kalsang On April 9th, one of Gampo Abbey’s temporary monks, Thubten Tingdzen, took the brave leap of Parma Rabjung ordination. In the Tibetan tradition, this is a first step in the path of life monasticism, an entry period before taking novice vows. After the ceremony, ... continue
Posted April 19, 2015 by Dan
Brave and Vulnerable

Brave and Vulnerable – HIGHLIGHT

Offering Meditation In The City – the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. In this episode, Jane Stevens discusses how the mind churns. What are we running from, and how does meditation allow us to rest? The more we meditate the more brave and ... continue
Posted April 18, 2015 by
Ziji Collective Gathers in Mexico

Ziji Collective Gathers in Mexico – HIGHLIGHT

by Rianne Pelleboer Mexico City, that’s where the magic is happening this year. Young Shambhalians will gather there in May to enjoy a weekend of sharing experiences and then dive deeper into a leadership training at Casa Werma. People from all over the world will fly to Mexico–or ... continue
Posted April 15, 2015 by Dan
Princess Lamp of Beauty Returns Home

Princess Lamp of Beauty Returns Home

The Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Dzedron returned to the Kalapa Court yesterday, radiating joy and good health. Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo was born at 4:49 am on April 10th at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, weighing 7 lbs 15 ounces. The child will be known ... continue
Posted April 13, 2015 by David_Brown


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