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The Office of the Kalapa Court is pleased to announce that the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has formally appointed twenty new shastris. The position of shastri was created by the Sakyong in 2009, and these shastris join almost eighty currently serving in centers throughout the mandala. ... continue
Posted July 14, 2015 by David_Brown
The Sakyong, having just emerged from leading a deep retreat at Shambhala Mountain Center, wants to share with the Shambhala community the following letter he has written to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Letter to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
To the congregation of Mother Emanuel, and to ... continue
Posted June 29, 2015 by David_Brown
The Sakyong Interviewed by Liz Kineke of CBSThe Sakyong will be appearing in a documentary this Sunday June 28. CBS News Religion & Culture covered the Sakyong’s visit to Chicago as a part of a program looking at mindfulness and meditation in today’s society.
Three years ago, ... continue
Posted June 26, 2015 by David_Brown
Applications are still open for the position of Northern California Shambhala Regional Director.
The dynamic region of Northern California Shambhala includes Sharchen Dzong in San Francisco as well as seven other Shambhala Centers and three Groups. If you may be interested in this position, or know ... continue
Posted April 21, 2015 by Editor
The Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Dzedron returned to the Kalapa Court yesterday, radiating joy and good health.
Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo was born at 4:49 am on April 10th at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, weighing 7 lbs 15 ounces. The child will be known ... continue
Posted April 13, 2015 by David_Brown
The Sakyong Wangmo of Shambhala gave birth to her third daughter at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax this morning at 4:49 a.m. local time.
“With her usual dignity and strength, The Sakyong Wangmo, Khandro Tseyang gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl. Mother, father, ... continue
Posted April 10, 2015 by David_Brown
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charlie Goetzl as the Director of Practice and Education, effective Shambhala Day. Mr. Goetzl will head the Office of Practice and Education, whose focus is overseeing and supporting the consistent and skillful application of the policies and ... continue
Posted February 6, 2015 by David_Brown
Northern California Shambhala is inviting applications for the position of Director. This dynamic region includes Sharchen Dzong in San Francisco as well as seven other Shambhala Centers and three Groups. If you may be interested in this position, or know a suitable candidate, please read ... continue
Posted February 2, 2015 by Editor
Message from the Sakyong concerning the tragic events in Paris:
I have been tracking the attacks in Paris closely since they were announced and want to offer my sincere condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy. It was heartbreaking to hear the news about the shootings. ... continue
Posted January 9, 2015 by Editor
The Boston Shambhala Center is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director. A dedicated Shambhalian with a deep connection to the Sakyong and the skills and ability to lead one of our largest, growing, vibrant city centers is sought.
If you might be ... continue
Posted January 5, 2015 by Editor
On behalf of the Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche, the Office of the Kalapa Court is most pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Melanie Klein as Director of the Shambhala Center of Boulder, effective Shambhala Day, 19 February 2015. Ms. Klein has been a member of ... continue
Posted December 24, 2014 by David_Brown
TODAY at 11am EST!
Oprah is joined by Pema Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and bestselling author, for an uplifting conversation about her spiritual journey and the importance of finding inner contentment. Pema, the principal teacher at Gampo Abbey, a monastery in Nova Scotia, Canada, talks ... continue
Posted October 19, 2014 by Editor
The Office of the Kalapa Court is pleased to announce that yesterday the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, at Dechen Choling formally appointed Ms Sabine Rolf and Mr Samten Kobelt to the positions of acharya. Please welcome Ms Rolf, who received the acharya name Secret Mother of ... continue
Posted September 3, 2014 by David_Brown
Announcement from Shambhala International, Halifax, Nova Scotia
We are seeking candidates interested in playing a vital role in our global mandala as Shambhala’s Director of Finance.
The Director will work with the Chagdzo Kyi Khyap and report to the Executive Director. S/he manages a staff of three employees ... continue
Posted August 6, 2014 by Editor
Back in February, the Sakyong and Michele Moses from Runner’s World got together to talk about running, meditation, and deepening our experience of life. The article and video have just been published.
In the article, the Sakyong discusses the relationship between running and meditation. He talks about ... continue
Posted July 9, 2014 by Editor
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