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Commemorating Earth Day
from the Shambhala Kalapa Council
On the occasion of Earth Day 2012, we are delighted to share with our entire community a fresh initiative for the whole of Shambhala to engage meaningfully with the pressing need for environmental sustainability.
In his Earth Day message this year ... continue
Posted April 25, 2012 by
Earth Day Message from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to the Shambhala Community
Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment.
In his Earth Day message, issued on April 22nd, 2012, the Sakyong Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche ... continue
Posted April 22, 2012 by
Venerable Tenga Rinpoche advising the Great Stupa project
The Venerable Tenga Rinpoche passed away in the early hours of this morning at his monastery Benchen Phuntsok Dargyeling in Swayambhu, Nepal. He was eighty years of age.
Tenga Rinpoche had a very long and important association with our Shambhala ... continue
Posted March 30, 2012 by
The Sakyong’s new Running with the Mind of Meditation website, runningmind.org, goes live today.
It presents his forthcoming book, Running with the Mind of Meditation, to be published in April and gives details of the launch and all forthcoming events.
“You are guaranteed to take away pearls of ... continue
Posted March 10, 2012 by
“There is no small version of Shambhala,” said the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, in his Shambhala Day Address yesterday from Halifax. “It’s not about ‘ME’’. It’s about humanity.”
“The reason that the Dorje Dradul (Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche) taught Shambhala and the reason he empowered me to be ... continue
Posted February 23, 2012 by
Kalapa Council with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo met with the Kalapa Council over the course of three days at the end of January to contemplate the next steps that would move Shambhala forward in accomplishing the Sakyong’s 2020 Vision.
During the three days, the ... continue
Posted February 10, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Today we publish a new report, Shambhala and Society based on discussions at 69 Shambhala Centers and Groups around the world. The report covers kindness and unkindness in Shambhala, as well as what people are doing to bring Shambhala vision into the world around them. No ... continue
Posted February 7, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Jetsun Drukmo: walking! photo courtesy of James Milani
To the Shambhala Community,
Greetings from a sunny but chilly Nepal.
I want to let you know that Jetsun Drukmo is walking. When we arrived in Nepal two months ago she was crawling energetically and was beginning to take a few ... continue
Posted December 20, 2011 by
Interview with Larry Barnett: New Director of Shambhala’s Communications
Can you tell us what led up to the creation of this new position?
People all over the mandala know we need a creative, coherent communications strategy. It is essential for accomplishing Shambhala vision. This is now one of ... continue
Posted November 14, 2011 by
Rigon Tashi Choling monastery, Pharping, Nepal
by Nick Trautz, writing from Pharping, Nepal
As a stream of Tibetan villagers, monastics, and lamas files through the front gate of Rigon Tashi Choling monastery each chilly morning here at the edge of the Kathmandu valley, it is clear that something ... continue
Posted November 11, 2011 by
Lama dances during Gutor, photo courtesy of Walker Blaine
by Walker Blaine
His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche will bestow the Nyingma Kama upon the Kongma Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche this October 27th through November 27th at Rigön Tashi Choeling Monastery in Pharpeng, Nepal. The Nyingma Kama is a ... continue
Posted October 27, 2011 by
The Sakyong Wangmo’s grandmother, Karmo, passed away early last month. Born in 1922 in Pemako, Tibet, she left home at the age of 13 in search of a spiritual master. She found her root teacher in His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. Later, Karmo became the personal attendant ... continue
Posted October 12, 2011 by
The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo have selected these photos from Jetsun Drukmo’s first birthday party, held at the Kalapa Court last month, to share with the community. Family, friends, and those closely involved with the birth celebrated in the great room of the newly remodelled Halifax ... continue
Posted September 5, 2011 by
The Kalapa Court is delighted to announce the first birthday today of Jetsun Drukmo Yeshe Sarasvati Ziji Mukpo.
Yesterday Jetsun Drukmo joined the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo and 900 students for the conclusion of the Being Brave, Transforming Our World Sangha Retreat in Halifax. The assembly welcomed ... continue
Posted August 11, 2011 by
Lady Konchok holds Jetsun Drukmo, who is now eight months old
The Sakyong performed a Hayagriva Garuda Vajrapani abhisheka for Lady Konchok on Tuesday, April 12th. The ceremony was conducted in order to promote her long life and prevent obstacles. The Shambhala Times shares photos of the ... continue
Posted April 14, 2011 by
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