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Dec 08

Birthday Tenshuk for the Sakyong

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The Sakyong Wangmo hosts a birthday tenshuk for the Kongma Sakyong

by Sarah Sutherland

dsc_0334On Sunday the 22nd of November, the Sakyong Wangmo hosted and offered a warm and powerful tenshuk ceremony at the Kalapa Court for the Kongma Sakyong, in honor of his birthday.

More than 80 people joined the Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsunma Princesses, Lady Konchok Palden, Lama Pema Gyaltsen and Lama Gyurme Dorje to practice and supplicate Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to live long and for his enlightened compassionate activity to be unhindered. Continue…

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Running with the Sakyong

Running with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is interviewed for the New Yorker Magazine Last week, New York welcomed Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, when he spoke at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The Sakyong, which means “king” – or, literally translated, “earth protector” ... continue
Posted November 21, 2013 by
The Water Level is Rising

The Water Level is Rising – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of Michael J. PalmaReport from the Scene by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor-in-chief At a sold out event at the Rubin Museum, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche sat on stage for an hour-long dialogue with Charles Eisenstein, author of “Sacred Economics”. With fifty percent of the people seeing the ... continue
Posted November 7, 2013 by Sarah
Sakyong's Harvest of Peace Address, 2013

Sakyong’s Harvest of Peace Address, 2013 – HIGHLIGHT

To watch the video of the Sakyong’s Harvest of Peace address, please click here. To read the address, please scroll down, and enjoy. by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Greetings, everyone. A very warm and cheerful Harvest of Peace day! Today, I am addressing you from London, in the United ... continue
Posted September 24, 2013 by
Food, Conversation and Meditation

Food, Conversation and Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

This year’s Harvest of Peace address by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche was recorded at the conclusion of the Awake in the World Festival in London, UK. The Sakyong speaks about the Festival and three foundational elements of enlightened society, and sends a special message to people affected by ... continue
Posted September 23, 2013 by
The Great Vow

The Great Vow – HIGHLIGHT

Bodhisattva by Liza MatthewsOur motivation determines our success on the spiritual path, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. And the greatest of all is the vow to save all sentient beings. In Buddhism, it is motivation that defines what kind of practitioner we are. Simply put, the greater our ... continue
Posted September 4, 2013 by
Celebrating Princess Jetsun Drukmo's 3rd Birthday

Celebrating Princess Jetsun Drukmo’s 3rd Birthday – HIGHLIGHT

Princess Jetsun DrukmoThe Shambhala Times is delighted to invite you to celebrate the 3rd birthday of Princess Jetsun Drukmo! On a beautiful summer afternoon at the Kalapa Court in Halifax, family and friends recently gathered to celebrate the 3rd birthday of Princess Jetsun Drukmo. Children played, ... continue
Posted August 26, 2013 by
The Great Reversal

The Great Reversal – HIGHLIGHT

Illustration by Megumi YoshidaPutting others first—it’s the great switch that changes everything. It cuts samsara at the root and plants the seed of enlightenment. Sakyong Mipham here describes how to be a bodhisattva. The Mahayana Buddhist tradition is defined by the supreme thought of bodhichitta, the intention ... continue
Posted August 5, 2013 by
Enlightenment in the Age of Disruption

Enlightenment in the Age of Disruption – HIGHLIGHT

Recently, the Sakyong sat down with Jonathan Fields of The Good Life Project to discuss the Shambhala Principle and how it could effect the world as we know it. With just over an hour of exceptionally rich dharma, they address themes of technology, fatherhood, and bravery ... continue
Posted July 15, 2013 by
Celebration of the Birth of Jetsun Yudra

Celebration of the Birth of Jetsun Yudra – HIGHLIGHT

article and photos by Terry Rudderham Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent On Saturday, July 6th leaders of Shambhala were invited to Kalapa Potrang, the Kalapa Court, for a garden party to celebrate the birth of Jetsun Yudra. This was scheduled so that His Eminence Jigme Rinpoche, who had ... continue
Posted July 12, 2013 by
The Journey's Purpose

The Journey’s Purpose – HIGHLIGHT

by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche The Mahayana Buddhist tradition is defined by the supreme thought of bodhichitta, the intention to bring all sentient beings to enlightenment. Those who vow to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of others are known as bodhisattvas. Their path is based on the six ... continue
Posted June 10, 2013 by
Sakyong Presents Social Vision at Festival of Faiths

Sakyong Presents Social Vision at Festival of Faiths – HIGHLIGHT

Louisville, Kentucky reported by Joshua Silberstein Chief of Staff for the Sakyong photos by Breton Hoagland On May 15th, the Sakyong presented at the 14th annual Festival of Faiths in Louisville, Kentucky. The Festival of Faiths encourages interfaith dialogue as a means to ... continue
Posted May 17, 2013 by
Sakyong Hosted at Google

Sakyong Hosted at Google – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Hosted at Google by “Jolly Good Fellow” Chade-Meng Tan reported by Joshua Silberstein, Chief of Staff for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche On Thursday, May 9th, the Sakyong was invited to have lunch and tour the Google facility in Mountain View, CA. Our host, Chade-Meng Tan was one of ... continue
Posted May 16, 2013 by
Mayor Emanuel Welcomes the Sakyong to Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Welcomes the Sakyong to Chicago – HIGHLIGHT

reported by Joshua Silberstein, Chief of Staff for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche In an historic meeting, the Sakyong was welcomed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the City Hall of Chicago on the eve of the convening Youth Congress on Peace at Malcolm X College. continue
Posted April 29, 2013 by
The Birth of Jetsun Yudra

The Birth of Jetsun Yudra – HIGHLIGHT

Jetsun Yudra arrivesby Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche It was a beautiful, crisp, and clear Thursday. The sun shone bright in the Nova Scotia sky. Around 5:30 in the afternoon, I went into the family living room to see how the Sakyong Wangmo was doing. She looked at me ... continue
Posted April 20, 2013 by
Welcome Home, Jetsun Yudra

Welcome Home, Jetsun Yudra – HIGHLIGHT

David Brown and Dinah Brownarticle and photos by Terry Rudderham The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo invited the Halifax Shambhala leadership to welcome them and their new daughter, Jetsun Yudra, home to Kalapa Potrang, the Halifax Kalapa Court. It was an outdoor event and we were promised only ... continue
Posted March 18, 2013 by

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