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The Office of the Kalapa Court is delighted to announce the role of “Werma Acharya” for those acharyas who will lead Scorpion Seal retreats. As the Sakyong has written, “These acharyas will act as my personal representatives, holding the integrity and dignity of the blessing and ... continue
Posted February 8, 2016 by David_Brown
The Office of the Kalapa Court is delighted to announce that the Kongma Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has appointed Ms Michelle Munro to the position of Director of the Halifax Shambhala Centre, effective Shambhala Day.
Michelle is well-known to the Halifax community, having held the position of ... continue
Posted January 29, 2016 by David_Brown
On Shambhala Day the formal process of considering nominations for new Shastris will begin. All members of Shambhala are invited to suggest possible nominees through their Shambhala Centre’s Director of Practice and Education, or their Centre Director, by February 2. As Shambhala Groups do not ... continue
Posted January 25, 2016 by David_Brown
The Kalapa Court and the Office of Culture and Decorum are pleased to announce this year’s Shambhala Day Poetry Contest.
With the blessings of the Sakyong, in celebration of the approaching Year of the Fire Monkey, the theme for this short poetry contest is “The Shambhala Lineage ... continue
Posted January 12, 2016 by David_Brown
Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsun Drukmo and Jetsun YudraThe Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsun Drukmo, and the Mukpo Family send warm wishes to the entire community from Nepal for Children’s Day, our Shambhala celebration of the winter solstice.
Please enjoy this brief audio message from the Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun ... continue
Posted December 21, 2015 by David_Brown
The new position of Director of Development is the senior fundraising position for the Sakyong Potrang, the highest leadership and coordinating body of Shambhala, and replaces the part time development work previously done by the Executive Director of Shambhala. The Director of Development reports to to ... continue
Posted November 30, 2015 by David_Brown
Rinchen Terdzo Orissa 2008-2009
by Walker Blaine
The Sakyong is in Nepal at His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche’s monastery where he has begun receiving empowerments and transmissions for the gongter, or mind treasures, of His Eminence, the majority of which focus on Gesar of Ling. The Sakyong Wangmo, ... continue
Posted November 15, 2015 by David_Brown
The Sakyong will be performing two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala on November 21 -22 during his fall retreat in Nepal. These practices are opportunities for community members to request the Sakyong to specifically dedicate his personal practice to assist us, our ... continue
Posted November 13, 2015 by David_Brown
The lineage of Sakyongs, from which the brilliance of the Shambhala teachings streams, resides at the centre of the Shambhala mandala. This has always been true from a heart sense, and in order to increase clarity, unity, and heart connection in the governance of the mandala, ... continue
Posted November 12, 2015 by David_Brown
We are pleased to announce three employment opportunities within our community. The following positions are currently accepting applicants:
Shambhala is seeking to fill a new position of Shambhala Help Desk to be the first point of contact for individuals, centres and groups.
The Shambhala Center of Seattle ... continue
Posted November 10, 2015 by David_Brown
On behalf of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Shambhala International, the Kalapa Council—together with the leadership of the Shambhala Sun—is delighted to share with you some exciting developments at the Shambhala Sun Foundation.
Launched by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche as an internal publication of ... continue
Posted November 8, 2015 by David_Brown
The Sakyong will be performing two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala in mid-November during his fall retreat in Parpeng, Nepal. These practices are opportunities for community members to request the Sakyong to specifically dedicate his personal practice to assist us, our households, ... continue
Posted October 27, 2015 by Walker Blaine
The Shambhala Office of Practice and Education is pleased to announce the International Shambhala Programs Calendar for 2016.
But first, some important details! Please read through carefully.
The following programs in 2016 require that you apply and be accepted through the Office of Practice ... continue
Posted October 10, 2015 by David_Brown
The Kalapa Court is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Heather Scott as the new Executive Director of Dorje Denma Ling, effective October 19.
Mr Lennart Krogoll, outgoing director, is retiring after 3 years of devoted service to the Sakyong’s vision. He served with particular skill ... continue
Posted October 7, 2015 by David_Brown
On September 1 the Shambhala Executive wished a loving farewell to Sarah Lipton after 4 years as Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times. Sarah served with brilliance, joy and great vision. Her leadership and resourcefulness in inspiring and mentoring others has helped build the Times into a ... continue
Posted September 15, 2015 by David_Brown
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