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Year of the Wood Horse is off to a Good Start, with Baby Changing Tables!

Year of the Wood Horse is off to a Good Start, with Baby Changing Tables!

 Thank you to Josephine Scott and Ruby Munro for the donations of two beautiful new baby changing tables! One for the men’s room and one for the women’s room! We love making the centre more family-oriented.   continue
Posted March 4, 2014 by
Family Meditation

Family Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

Family Meditation – three generationsby Kerry and Kelly MacLean, mother-daughter duo It’s early in the morning; even the sun is still sleeping. Hector and Kerry peel themselves out of bed to wake up their five kids in time to get a brief meditation in before school. Kelly, ... continue
Posted March 30, 2013 by Editor
Sit Here Now

Sit Here Now – HIGHLIGHT

by Anne-Marie Keppel, Montpelier, Vermont My ten-year-old daughter is trying to understand how her mind works. She is becoming curious of her frustrations and anxieties and becoming aware of how they sometimes take over and cause stress and unhappy feelings. Slowly and solidly, she is creating a ... continue
Posted September 21, 2012 by Editor
Parenting As Path

Parenting As Path – HIGHLIGHT

by Alice Buehler, Czech Republic The parenting side of Shambhala society seems to have its own particular understanding. It is deeply motivated by looking beyond just this one lifetime, but always painfully aware of the habitual patterns that get condensed into the smallest details of everyday life, ... continue
Posted September 16, 2012 by Editor
Being Brave: families on retreat with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Being Brave: families on retreat with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche – HIGHLIGHT

by Liesbeth Scholten Last week at Dechen Choling, the “Being Brave, Transforming Your World” retreat took place with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Acharya Adam Lobel. It was very well attended. There were more people on the land of great bliss than ever before. Among them were 17 ... continue
Posted August 31, 2012 by
photo by Charles Blackhall

Daddy’s Girl – HIGHLIGHT

by Maggie Scott While growing up, I was somewhat of a “daddy’s girl” and wanted to know that he was there for me. Like many men in my experience, Dad didn’t have a great deal of enthusiasm for expressing feelings. Or talking about personal problems. At the age ... continue
Posted June 30, 2012 by Editor
photo by Charles Blackhall

An Elder Warrior’s Marathon – HIGHLIGHT

This article was kindly submitted by Shastri Susan Chapman, one of four shastris (senior teachers) appointed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to serve the Pacific Northwest region of Shambhala. by Shastri Susan Chapman Seven months ago my father’s life took a dramatic turn and he’s now confined to a ... continue
Posted June 9, 2012 by Editor

Shambhala Art with Children!

By Jill Blagsvedt I was recently invited by Jennifer Lacy, Head of Family Life at the Shambhala Center of Boston, to present some of the Shambhala Art teachings and exercises to the Mindfulness for Children program. First I worked with a group of about ten children, ages ... continue
Posted March 16, 2012 by Ashley_Hodson
Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal

Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal – HIGHLIGHT

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 steps. She is now maneuvering around quite ... continue
Posted December 20, 2011 by Editor
Preschools:  An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society?

Preschools: An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society? – HIGHLIGHT

by Heather Grimes Opal and I enter a room that’s flooded with natural light. People are moving about the space in joyful exploration; the room is set up to encourage such artistic curiosity. One corner is arranged to inhabit role-play, another area is filled neatly with books ... continue
Posted November 21, 2011 by heather_campbell_grimes
Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This is the final collection of recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen for you to enjoy and prepare during the Shambhala Lineage Festival. The entrees are from the collection of Machen Janos Porps and Kevin Hoagland, long-time Machen to the ... continue
Posted September 23, 2011 by Editor
Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen Gather your Shambhala family around you this weekend and embark upon a journey of preparing food served and enjoyed in the Kalapa Court! Following the soup and salad, these two vegetable recipes by Machen Kevin Hoagland and Machen Janos Porps ... continue
Posted September 22, 2011 by Editor
Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court

Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This salad of fresh greens featuring red and golden beets and topped with chevre and walnuts is brought to you by Machen Meta Maertens, who says this about her recipe and herself: “I have cooked since I can remember. As a ... continue
Posted September 20, 2011 by Editor
A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court

A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

New Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen In the coming week, the Shambhala Times will be featuring daily recipes that have been prepared and served in the Kalapa court. Offered at the request of the Sakyong and in observance of the upcoming Shambhala Lineage Festival, the ... continue
Posted September 19, 2011 by Editor
Drala Kids

Drala Kids – HIGHLIGHT

by Heather Grimes “The attitude of sacredness toward your environment will bring drala.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Weeks ago, Opal spotted a butterfly wing on our front lawn where the maple tree’s roots push up from ... continue
Posted August 31, 2011 by Editor


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