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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
Reb Zalman (Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi) passed away last night, July 3, at his home at the age of 89.
He was a shining light of compassion and is considered one of the major founders of the Jewish Renewal movement. He held the World Wisdom Chair ... continue
Posted July 3, 2014 by Editor
Shamar Rinpoche passed away this morning in Germany due to a sudden heart attack. Shamar Rinpoche, Mipham Chokyi Lodro, was born in Derge, Tibet in 1952. At age four he was recognized by his uncle the 16th Karmapa as the 14th Shamarpa. He remained with the ... continue
Posted June 11, 2014 by Editor
The Year of the Wood Horse is off to a galloping start. Here are two unique opportunities to see Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche speak – in person or via live webcast — and bring people together to celebrate basic goodness.
On April 12, the anniversary of the ... continue
Posted March 29, 2014 by
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, head of the Shambhala lineage, will be joining sangha member Waylon Lewis next week on his popular online talk show, Walk the Talk.
Tune in and watch live Wednesday, April 2nd at 1:30pm Mountain Standard Time:
The Sakyong believes revealing humanity’s natural worthiness and ... continue
Posted March 29, 2014 by Editor
Shambhala’s first meditation app is available now on the iTunes store. The Shambhala Meditation App is designed to provide a clear way for people to learn more about the Shambhala community, encourage meditation, and to find local centers.
Update: click here to download the app!
To see ... continue
Posted March 18, 2014 by
The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has appointed Ms Jane Arthur to the position of Director of Residential and Retreat Centres. This is a new position on the Kalapa Executive, which the Sakyong has created to strengthen the links between the centre of the mandala and all ... continue
Posted March 5, 2014 by
A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture, & Politics
Announcing the launch of a new journal devoted to shifting the conversation about issues facing our world from aggression and destruction toward social wakefulness and compassion.
The Arrow is a new scholarly quarterly exploring the application of Shambhala philosophy and ... continue
Posted March 2, 2014 by Editor
photo courtesy of APF/Getty, BBC NewsViolence has again erupted in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, and is reported elsewhere. Clashes between protestors and police are reported to have claimed the lives of at least 14 protestors, 10 police officers and a journalist, with several hundred people ... continue
Posted February 19, 2014 by Editor
Three of the major entities in the Shambhala Mandala are facing significant financial challenges. They are: Shambhala Europe. Shambhala Mountain Center and the Centre of the Mandala.
Over the recent months, the Kalapa Council has compiled information on these challenges and has now prepared a briefing for ... continue
Posted January 31, 2014 by Editor
On December 10, the 49th day after the death of Shibata Kanjuro XX, Alex and Carol Halpern of Boulder attended a ceremony with the Shibata family in Kyoto. Alex, Shambhala’s Chief Legal Counsel and long-time kyudo student and instructor, shares his account of the ceremony, with ... continue
Posted January 9, 2014 by Editor
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