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The Conscientious Machen

The Conscientious Machen – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This is Part Two of an interview with Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss about his experience serving in the Kalapa Court and as a Machen. Click here to read Part One. Can a Machen make anything they want for the Sakyong and his ... continue
Posted June 12, 2015 by Dan
An Interview with Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss

An Interview with Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss – HIGHLIGHT

Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss The Machen, in the Kalapa Court, is the court cook. The Machen are responsible for the nourishment of the Sakyong’s family and their guests. For the past 11 years the Machen Corps has been commanded by Mr. Michael Weiss. Hailing from the ... continue
Posted May 3, 2015 by Dan
Jetsun Yudra Celebrates Her 2nd Birthday

Jetsun Yudra Celebrates Her 2nd Birthday – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Benny Fong by Ian Bascetta, Continuity Kusung On a sunny and slightly frozen Saturday afternoon, Jetsun Yudra celebrated her second birthday with a festive and cheerful gathering at the Kalapa Court in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Just before the celebrations began, the Sakyong bestowed birthday blessings upon ... continue
Posted March 26, 2015 by Dan
Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen article by Khenchen Anthony Miller, Regional Machen Officer, Trident Region In the Kalapa Court, soup is a staple food. Warming, nourishing, and satisfying, a good soup can be amazing. A bad soup, on the other hand, can be dull and disappointing. ... continue
Posted November 17, 2014 by
Machen: A Look into the Kalapa Court

Machen: A Look into the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

Behind the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo left to right: Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss, ADC Nathan Railla, Cecilia Driscoll, Susan Morin, Kevin Hoagland, Jeffrey Stevens, Anthony Miller, Dorothée Rosen, Stephan Bierling, Meta Maertens, Janos Porps, Joe Schoech, (not pictured: Marvin Robinson); photo courtesy of Ian BascettaCOLUMN: ... continue
Posted July 23, 2014 by
The Kalapa Court Celebrates Shambhala Day

The Kalapa Court Celebrates Shambhala Day – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong with Jetsun Drukmo and Jetsun Yudra at the Kalapa Court,reported by Shelly Webb, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator, Boulder Shambhala Center photos by Pablo Coddou Though it was a cold evening in Boulder, when the door opened to the Kalapa Court, warmth poured out and shouts of ... continue
Posted March 5, 2014 by
The Kalapa Court Celebrates a Joyful Children’s Day

The Kalapa Court Celebrates a Joyful Children’s Day – HIGHLIGHT

Jetsun Yudra and Jetsun Drukmo share a playful moment on Children’s Dayby Sarah Sutherland, Regional Secretary to the Sakyong Wangmo photos by the Kalapa Court Children’s Day 2013 was an especially cheerful celebration at the Kapala Court in Boulder. With the Sakyong, Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Yudra looking ... continue
Posted January 4, 2014 by
A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Yudra at the Welcoming CeremonyJetsun Yudra’s First Visit to the Kalapa Court in Boulder by Gabriel Dayley Ceremony photos by Katie Weisberger; photo of Jetsun Drukmo by Pablo Coddou With snow falling in Boulder on Thursday, November 21st, Shambhalians gathered at the Kalapa Court to ... continue
Posted December 6, 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
A Leader in Service, part two

A Leader in Service, part two – HIGHLIGHT

At a Karme Choling celebration, Fall 2012COLUMN: In Everyday Life One Woman’s History of Service, part two Read part one here Interview with Madame* Jeanine Greenleaf by Cara Thornley, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent * A form of address for a French-speaking woman literally meaning “my lady” Question: Where was most of your ... continue
Posted July 7, 2013 by
A Leader in Service

A Leader in Service – HIGHLIGHT

Jeanine Greenleaf: “And he loved it!”COLUMN: In Everyday Life One Woman’s History of Service, Part One Interview with Madame* Jeanine Greenleaf by Cara Thornley, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent * A form of address for a French-speaking woman literally meaning “my lady” Question: When did you first begin serving Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche? I ... continue
Posted July 5, 2013 by
Wedding Joy in Kalapa

Wedding Joy in Kalapa – HIGHLIGHT

by Basia Solarz photos by Benny Fong Meghan Moody and Glenn Austin were married in Halifax, Nova Scotia on February 15, 2013 at the home of Sangyum Wendy Friedman and Mr. Ben Fong. Sangyum Friedman officiated the Shambhala wedding ceremony and offered a khata to the couple on ... continue
Posted March 3, 2013 by
Second Annual Leadership Tea at the Kalapa Court

Second Annual Leadership Tea at the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

photos by Terry Rudderham On Tuesday, February 12th, the Sakyong hosted the Second Annual Tea for Leaders at the Kalapa Court in Halifax. This event is particularly designed for new leaders or people taking on new leadership roles to make a pilgrimage to the Sakyong and Sakyong ... continue
Posted February 19, 2013 by
Vegetable Garden at the Kalapa Court

Vegetable Garden at the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

article by Marguerite Sands, Kalapa Court Vegetable Gardener This year a vegetable and herb garden has been added to the landscape at the Kalapa Court in Halifax. Situated near the kitchen and service entrance, the site is separate from but connected to the overall landscaping. Under former ... continue
Posted September 10, 2012 by
Chang Sheng:  “Unending Victory”

Chang Sheng: “Unending Victory” – HIGHLIGHT

Regarding the gold-on-blue Chinese calligraphy in the entrance hall of the Kalapa Court, Halifax: Meaning and Origin of the calligraphy article compiled by Acharya Bill McKeever This calligraphy, Chang Sheng, “Unending Victory,” was executed by one of China’s foremost calligraphers, Dr. Cen of Beijing, specifically for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This ... continue
Posted May 21, 2012 by


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