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Imagining Peace

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Chicago, photo by Sarah Lipton

Chicago, photo by Sarah Lipton

by Claudine Minini
Chicago Shambhala Times Reporter

We all dream of peace in our lives and in our world.

The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche will be traveling to Chicago in April to join the Honorable Rahm Emmanuel, Mayor of Chicago and the Honorable Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President, for the Imagining Peace Conference, featuring a Youth Congress on Peace, as we bring together the Shambhala community and people from all walks of life – from old to young and in-between – to be inspired and to envision peace for our streets, schools, neighborhoods, communities, cities and regions.

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Fundraising with Beginner's Mind

Fundraising with Beginner’s Mind – HIGHLIGHT

Current Centerby Marcelle Gilkerson The Shambhala Meditation Center of Columbus is a small center. For the last ten years, our home has been a cozy-but-beautiful rental suite on the second floor of an office building. With less than 1,000 square feet of space overall, our shrine room ... continue
Posted November 19, 2012 by

Pema’s Smile at Fear Program to be Presented November 19-21

The “Smile at Fear” retreat is a rare opportunity to practice and study with Pema as she teaches wisdom learned from her own teacher, Chögyam Trungpa. Using his book of the same title, she shows how to approach the things that scare us in a ... continue
Posted October 16, 2010 by Todd_Manley

Sangha Biking Around Lake of the Isles – HIGHLIGHT

Eight members of the Minneapolis Shambhala sangha took advantage of a delightful day to bike around Lake of the Isles here in Minneapolis this past September 5. Minneapolis has some of the best urban bike trails in the country, and we are hoping to ride more ... continue
Posted September 19, 2010 by Candlin_Dobbs

Shambhala Featured in Mindful Metropolis

The Center was one of only 6 meditation centers mentioned in a recent Mindful Metropolis article: http://digital.mindfulmetropolis.com/publication/?i=34722&p=22 From: Chicago News Magazine continue
Posted April 5, 2010 by Michael_Duerr
Chicago Shambhala Center Director Named

Chicago Shambhala Center Director Named – HIGHLIGHT

The Governing Council of the Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago is pleased to announce that Tom Adducci has been selected and appointed as the new Center Director. This appointment is the fruition of our Lion’s Leap Campaign to hire a full-time Center Director. The Governing Council notified ... continue
Posted March 28, 2010 by

Kindness and the Practice of the Dorje Kasung – HIGHLIGHT

by Ira Abrams, Rusung, Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago “The success of our community, and its future, is going to depend heavily on the visible and ‘feelable’ kindness that is in our mandala,” said the Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche, at the concluding session of the Fourth Shambhala ... continue
Posted January 5, 2010 by

Visit our new blog!

You can read what others have written, or add your own: –comments about books –news about visiting teachers –personal news –insights or thoughts about meditation, awareness, life –quotes that you find inspiring or helpful Click here to visit the blog. To get the username/password to add a blog entry, contact Debbie at ... continue
Posted December 11, 2009 by

Art, Meditation and Teaching – an Inseprable Union

Chicago member Renee Una has a blog post at Chicago Artist’s Resource about the intersection of these three areas of endeavor and their integration. Are you a Chicago member with entries in the blogosphere? Drop the center a line! From: Chicago News Magazine continue
Posted December 4, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

Chicago report on the 4th Shambhala Congress, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada November 9-12, 2009

In Shambhala, the biannual Congresses have developed as a forum available to all members for information-sharing on Shambhala activities, and priority development for the mandala. Halifax is considered the capital of Shambhala, where the international headquarters is located. Some very capable members in Halifax ... continue
Posted November 25, 2009 by

Coming Soon to an ST Level Near You!

NOTE: Publication on hold pending authorizations! On October 23rd – 25th, four members of the Chicago Sangha attended Milwaukee’s Shambhala Training Assistant Director program and were authorized: Gina Caruso, Zane Edwards, Jeff Stone and Ann Tyndall. Congratulations to all of these dedicated Warriors! From: Chicago News Magazine continue
Posted November 7, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

Announcing Sayge Toncy Wallace

Robert Wallace and Nancy Toncy are delighted to announce the birth of their son Sayge Toncy Wallace. He was born on Wednesday, October 28th 2009 at 11:02 PM. Sayge is 20″ long and weighs 7lbs 3ozs. All are well, happy and healthy and resting at home. Enjoy ... continue
Posted November 4, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

Reversing Impermanence

It’s not humans who are subject to the impermanence of birth, old age and death. Left to entropy, buildings will exhibit this same pattern! Fortunately, with a little elbow grease – and the judicious application of a few dollars – this can be reversed, at least for buildings. This ... continue
Posted October 31, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

Report from the Shambhala Council, Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago

September 2009 Council meetings are open to members of the Center. Over the summer Council meetings were held on August 4th and September 1st. Fall meetings will be September 22nd, October 27th, and November 24th. Please let Alice Dan know ahead of time if you wish to speak ... continue
Posted October 2, 2009 by

How to submit material for the blog

To submit material for our center blog, email it to the Blog editors. At the moment those are Alice Dan, Michael Duerr, Jon Feller, Alisa Roadcup and Coman Poon. You can reach our editing team via email: blog at chicagoshambhala dot org From: Chicago News Magazine continue
Posted September 4, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

Center Governance

From: Chicago News Magazine continue
Posted September 4, 2009 by Michael_Duerr

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