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Sakyong message to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Sakyong message to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Sakyong, having just emerged from leading a deep retreat at Shambhala Mountain Center, wants to share with the Shambhala community the following letter he has written to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Letter to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church To the congregation of Mother Emanuel, and to ... continue
Posted June 29, 2015 by David_Brown
20 Years of Funding

20 Years of Funding – HIGHLIGHT

Improvements to the Shambhala AppCelebrating Its 20th Year, the Shambhala Trust Funds Anti-Violence Work, Tibetan Culture, and Shambhala Technology for Spring 2015 article by Ginny Evans and Greg Lubkin The Shambhala Trust held its Spring 2015 meeting in a familiar location – Boulder, where the Trust hosted ... continue
Posted June 29, 2015 by
Early Summer Musings

Early Summer Musings – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Poetry Space curated by the Shambhala Times Poetry Space Editorial Board led by Jeff Fink Now that summer has made its appearance across the land (at least here in the Northern hemisphere,) we’re delighted to offer this edition of Poetry Space. Summer is a slow time for us ... continue
Posted June 27, 2015 by
Sakyong on CBS News Religion & Culture This Sunday

Sakyong on CBS News Religion & Culture This Sunday

The Sakyong Interviewed by Liz Kineke of CBSThe Sakyong will be appearing in a documentary this Sunday June 28. CBS News Religion & Culture covered the Sakyong’s visit to Chicago as a part of a program looking at mindfulness and meditation in today’s society. Three years ago, ... continue
Posted June 26, 2015 by David_Brown
Aging and Sensory Loss

Aging and Sensory Loss – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society article by Pam Dreiling Over the last couple of years I have noticed more difficulty remembering and retaining continuity of thoughts and ideas, a common result of aging. I have also noticed changes in my sensory experiences: hearing, vision, taste, smell, touch. Our ... continue
Posted June 26, 2015 by
Something's Not Right

Something’s Not Right – HIGHLIGHT

Something Is Not Right A Poem In memoriam, Charleston, South Carolina 17 June 2015 by Debra Hiers So, this young white boy walks into one of the oldest, most revered African-American churches in Charleston, SC to sit down and pray in Bible study with the church members — his mental state, a deranged, but ... continue
Posted June 25, 2015 by
Dechen Choling: 20 Years

Dechen Choling: 20 Years – HIGHLIGHT

Dechen Choling Shambhala Retreat Center in Southern France Turns 20 Years Old article by Maggie Lewis We’ve got a lot to celebrate! This is our 20th anniversary at Dechen Choling and we are so proud to be here. We are nestled in the French countryside, and invite the world ... continue
Posted June 24, 2015 by
Warrior Tribute to Pamela Krasney

Warrior Tribute to Pamela Krasney – HIGHLIGHT

Pamela KrasneyIt is with sadness and appreciation that the Shambhala Times shares with you the news that sangha sister Pamela Krasney died on June 9th in her home in Sausalito from a heart condition. Pamela was a very active and inspiring person in our Shambhala world. ... continue
Posted June 23, 2015 by
The Economics of a Global Self-Interest

The Economics of a Global Self-Interest – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Shambhala Economics Welcome to Shambhala Economics, a column in the Shambhala Times where we publish articles on uplifted ways to view and engage in the economic side of life. Layth Matthews who is a long time student of Shambhala Buddhism and author of, “The Four Noble ... continue
Posted June 22, 2015 by Dan
Crowded by Beauty

Crowded by Beauty – HIGHLIGHT

The Poet is Profound. The Poet is a Jester. Interview with Acharya David Schneider by Valerie Lorig written and edited by J. R. Gilness When author David Schneider was a fledgling student of Zen, he and his cohorts celebrated the end of retreat with a picnic at the crest ... continue
Posted June 21, 2015 by Dan
Devotion and Crazy Wisdom

Devotion and Crazy Wisdom – HIGHLIGHT

Reviewing the New Release of Devotion and Crazy Wisdom: Teachings on the Sadhana of Mahamudra Available through Shambhala Media written by Frank Ryan In 1963 Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche received a Spaulding scholarship to attend Oxford University. Sailing from Bombay to Tilbury aboard the P&O Line he immersed himself into ... continue
Posted June 18, 2015 by Dan
Slippery Ground

Slippery Ground

COLUMN: Radical Compassion Interview with Jerry Colonna, Chair of the Board at Naropa University conducted by Cameron Wenaus of retreat.guru and Sarah Lipton, Shambhala Times Editor-in-Chief transcribed by JR Gilness, Shambhala Times Volunteer Editor written by Amanda Hester, Shambhala Times Volunteer Editor “And in that moment, he was finally able to ... continue
Posted June 17, 2015 by
Emailing Heads of Government

Emailing Heads of Government

See full article here that this list pertains to. This list includes all countries with Shambhala Centers or groups. If you know of a better email address for any of these heads of government, kindly inform Richard Reoch at [email protected] (A draft email for you to send or adapt is ... continue
Posted June 16, 2015 by
The Buddhists Who Are Speaking Out

The Buddhists Who Are Speaking Out – HIGHLIGHT

Rohingya boat migrants rescued in Indonesiaarticle by Richard Reoch, Personal Envoy of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Buddhists in countries around the world are speaking out in an effort to rescue and protect tens of thousands of displaced people – many of them risking death in overcrowded boats – in ... continue
Posted June 16, 2015 by
The Field of Stillness

The Field of Stillness – HIGHLIGHT

Photo courtesy of Jennifer HolderCOLUMN: Dharma Teachings by Roger Guest There are many ways to ground ourselves in presence. We might walk slowly and mindfully, meditate on the breath, focus on sensations within the body or place our attention on an object in the environment. Some might be ... continue
Posted June 15, 2015 by Dan


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