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Dorje Tsegyal

Reminder of Healing and Enriching Practices

Dorje TsegyalNext week the Sakyong will be performing two pujas, or intensive practices. This is an opportunity to request the Sakyong to help friends, loved ones, or ourselves through these practices. The pujas will be Medicine Buddha April 8th, for health, healing, and recovery from illness, ... continue
Posted March 31, 2016 by David_Brown
Wealth and Community: Part I

Wealth and Community: Part I – HIGHLIGHT

An exploration of how wealth and prosperity are linked to community and openness by Layth Matthews Consciously or sub-consciously, wealth in our world is synonymous with legitimacy and success.  And yet, even material wealth is not just one thing. Is it higher net worth? or  higher income? And higher ... continue
Posted March 30, 2016 by CGH
A Birthday in Boulder

A Birthday in Boulder – HIGHLIGHT

Jetsun Yudra celebrates her third birthday, on a windy day in Boulder, Colorado article by Steve Sachs photos by Michael Levy On the afternoon of Monday, March 14, Jetsun Yudra celebrated her third birthday at the Kalapa Court in Boulder.   A chilly wind off the Rockies led to festivities ... continue
Posted March 28, 2016 by CGH
New Dawn for Business in Austin

New Dawn for Business in Austin – HIGHLIGHT

An invitation to participate in the Awake Business Conference, coming in the spring of 2017  by Iektje Stephens The year of the Fire Monkey will be a busy year for the Shambhala community in Texas as we prepare for the Awake Business Conference. This will take place from March ... continue
Posted March 27, 2016 by iektje
Remembering Don Owen

Remembering Don Owen – HIGHLIGHT

September 19, 1931-February 21, 2016 by Donald Eckler, with love and admiration On Milarepa Day, February 21, film-maker, poet, painter, father, and magnificent creative force Don Owen died in Toronto, at the age of eighty-four. Don was one of the original members of the Toronto Dharmadhatu when it began in ... continue
Posted March 25, 2016 by CGH
Voice of Dissent

Voice of Dissent – HIGHLIGHT

A devoted Shambhalian contemplates the purpose, place, and utility of dissent, the value of disagreeing with the accepted way of things by Amanda Hester A healthy society depends upon a healthy level of dissent. Without dissent, discipline and form lose their joy and become simply authoritarian. Dissent is one ... continue
Posted March 23, 2016 by CGH
Simple Morning

Simple Morning – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhalian responds to a friend who asked her to write about how to have a simple morning. by Sarah Lipton Sunshine peeks in the window earlier now. Spring is not yet here in Vermont, but it is coming soon, I can feel it in the tender increase ... continue
Posted March 21, 2016 by CGH
Making Diversity Personal

Making Diversity Personal – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhala Center responds to the death of a black teenager in their neighborhood, killed by a white police officer. by Shastri Mark Blumenfeld and Miriam Hall On March 6, 2015, Tony Robinson, a nineteen-year-old black teenager, was fatally shot two blocks from the Madison Shambhala Center. This ... continue
Posted March 19, 2016 by CGH
Sakyong to Perform Healing and Enriching Practices

Sakyong to Perform Healing and Enriching Practices

The Sakyong will perform two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala this April 8th and 9th. This is an opportunity to request the Sakyong to specifically help a friend, loved one, or ourselves through these practices. The pujas will be Medicine Buddha, for ... continue
Posted March 17, 2016 by David_Brown
Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition

Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition – HIGHLIGHT

The theme of this year’s Shambhala Day poetry contest was The Shambhala Lineage manifesting in the world today, and we received many entries from around the world, each a unique expression of the theme. But one entry touched us all deeply, so deeply that despite the ... continue
Posted March 17, 2016 by
Caregiving as a Spiritual Discipline

Caregiving as a Spiritual Discipline – HIGHLIGHT

Discipline, a paramita that packs a surprise for caregivers by Marsha Weiner and Andrea Sherman  When we started this series on dharma tools for caregivers, our exploration included the paramitas, those transcendent qualities of the heart, and whether they could guide us away from the shore of caregiver ... continue
Posted March 15, 2016 by CGH
Crossing Into New Territory

Crossing Into New Territory – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhalian caregiver shares his personal experience of caring for his parents during their passages through dementia, illness and death by Larry Barnett I knew we’d crossed into new territory when my father called me at midnight. “Where are you? I thought we were having lunch today,” he ... continue
Posted March 13, 2016 by CGH
No Big Deal

No Big Deal – HIGHLIGHT

Non-judgment as a dharma tool for caregivers by Marsha Weiner and Andrea Sherman In an earlier article in this series on dharma tools for caregivers we delved into a quote from Trungpa Rinpoche:  “Don’t give up on anyone.” We uncovered its special application for caregivers: don’t give up on ... continue
Posted March 11, 2016 by CGH
A Million Miles Away

A Million Miles Away – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on a Shambhala Training retreat at the Karmê Chöling land center by Michal George The time I recently spent at Karmê Chöling in Vermont taking Shambhala Training Levels I–III was so filled with teaching and opportunities to practice that I left the center with the sense I had ... continue
Posted March 9, 2016 by CGH
Taking Action with the Delta 5

Taking Action with the Delta 5 – HIGHLIGHT

An interview with Shambhalian and Delta 5 environmental activist Liz Spoerri by Carol Henderson Members of environmental activist group Delta 5 have been in the news recently, for the groundbreaking legal defense allowed at their trial. In court on charges of trespassing and obstructing a train, following an ... continue
Posted March 7, 2016 by CGH


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