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The Fourth Karma and the Painful Point

The Fourth Karma and the Painful Point – HIGHLIGHT

Protea,COLUMN: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull Dispatches from the Front Lines is a bimonthly column initiated by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull of Cape Town, South Africa. It’s intended to open up dialogue concerning the conflicts dogging Shambhala groups and centers all over the world. So far, ... continue
Posted May 31, 2015 by Dan
Appreciating Jill Scott

Appreciating Jill Scott – HIGHLIGHT

by Maggie Colby, International Programs Manager, Shambhala On the morning of Monday, June 1st, two days after this article was posted, Jill Scott passed away peacefully in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She had entered palliative care only a few days before. Friends and family will be gathering at ... continue
Posted May 30, 2015 by
Getting Back to Roots

Getting Back to Roots – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom Dorje Denma Ling’s Root Cellar by Lisa Harris, Column Co-Host Planning a root cellar is a big project. It’s a sign of a strong commitment to working with local produce, and taking a big step toward food security. Dorje Denma Ling recently constructed a root cellar ... continue
Posted May 29, 2015 by
Bringing the Shambhala Principle to Prison: Part 2

Bringing the Shambhala Principle to Prison: Part 2 – HIGHLIGHT

The Prison Outreach Affinity Circle was started by Trime Persinger in 2013. On March 10, 2014, a conversation was hosted by Richard Reoch and Adela Sandness The conversation was recorded and transcribed following which the transcript was edited and divided into three parts. Following is Part Two ... continue
Posted May 27, 2015 by Dan
The Vibrancy of Ziji - Report from Mexico City

The Vibrancy of Ziji – Report from Mexico City – HIGHLIGHT

by Rianne Pelleboer Diverse, vibrant and alive are the words that best describe the Ziji Summit in Mexico City from May 15 to 17th. We created a beehive atmosphere in the neighborhood of Roma Norte for Ziji friends to gather from around the world. In the breaks ... continue
Posted May 26, 2015 by
Pathfinders Program

Pathfinders Program – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang image by Miriam HallLast year, the Office of Societal Health and Well-Being, under the direction of Mary Whetsell, presented “The Pathfinders Initiative.” The purpose of this initiative is to support our centers with a view to improving communication and bringing conflicts to the warriorship path. ... continue
Posted May 25, 2015 by Dan
Graceful Appearance

Graceful Appearance – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang Publications is happy to announce the release of Michael Wood’s new book, Graceful Appearance: Passion, Perception, Expression. Graceful Appearance is a collection of 108 of Michael’s most essential Miksang photographs. They were selected from thousands of images taken over more than thirty years of developing and ... continue
Posted May 24, 2015 by Dan
The Psychological Tasks of Old Age

The Psychological Tasks of Old Age – HIGHLIGHT

miksang image by Charles BlackhallCOLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society article by Victoria Howard In 1988 I wrote an article called “The Psychological Tasks of Old Age.” I was 42 years old. I had my reasons for thinking that I knew something about the topic. I had spent hundreds ... continue
Posted May 23, 2015 by
Life as Celebration

Life as Celebration – HIGHLIGHT

Eye Witness Report Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche teaches public program at Karme Choling article by Keith Huston photos by Karen Iglehart Under a beautiful blue sky full of wispy clouds on a surprisingly warm Friday afternoon in May, I arrived at Karme Choling. This 700 acre retreat center, nestled within Vermont’s ... continue
Posted May 22, 2015 by
Himalayan Medical Foundation

Himalayan Medical Foundation – HIGHLIGHT

demolished stupaThe devastating earthquakes which struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25th and May 9th, have displaced over one million people, destroyed over 600,000 homes and businesses and more importantly taken the lives of what will probably end up being close to 10,000 Nepali citizens in Kathmandu ... continue
Posted May 20, 2015 by Dan
The Provocation of Retreat

The Provocation of Retreat – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Radical Compassion Interview with Jerry Colonna, Chair of the Board at Naropa University conducted by Cameron Wenaus of retreat.guru and Sarah Lipton, Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times transcribed and edited by J.R. Gilness, Shambhala Times Volunteer Shame is uncomfortable. It’s a feeling loaded with slippery meaning and embarrassing ... continue
Posted May 18, 2015 by
Shambhala Visits the White House

Shambhala Visits the White House – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Delegation to the Buddhist Leaders Conference and White House Briefing in the Briefing Auditorium at the WHReport from the White House Buddhist Leaders’ Summit – Shambhala Delegation by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown photos by Acharya Marty Janowitz A Shambhala delegation attended the historic Buddhist Leaders’ Summit at the ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Miksang image by Charles BlackhallStatement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders in the United States 5-14-15 “If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you recognize that your liberation and mine are bound up together, we can walk together.” ~ Lila Watson As ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
Speak Up Chicago

Speak Up Chicago

Eye Witness Report Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Visits Chicago article by Janet Hasz photos by BhhStudios Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is sitting on his throne before 140 Shambhalians in chairs. It’s Friday night, May 8th, in Chicago. The air in the shrine room crackles with energy. Six young people quietly take their ... continue
Posted May 16, 2015 by Dan
The Dance of Fear

The Dance of Fear – HIGHLIGHT

miksang image by Charles BlackhallCOLUMN: Dharma Teachings by Roger Guest To be a warrior means to live a life without pretense. In simple terms, this requires an intimacy with reality that leaves no room for self-deception. Once, while giving a talk to a group of about thirty people, I ... continue
Posted May 15, 2015 by Dan


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