Mandala Projects - 2017-02-19 - comment
The Shambhala Trust met in Halifax to consider a variety of proposals for funding by Ginny Evans It had been far too long ... continue
We continue following the adventures of Drala Regional Encampment, in part two of a multi-part series on this event
by Harrison Holmes
Setting about our activities, we dig holes, chop wood, repair tents, and arrange the shrine room. Throughout, we never work at or build character through exhaustion–well at least not physical exhaustion–but we are always working, and so required always to be attentive and at the ready. In the brief breaks between sessions we get to know one another and grow together. Yet as an officer walks by or some movement of the group is caught on the periphery of one’s gaze, conversations are left dangling like receivers on the end of their cords in anticipation of the next call to awake. Caught in this space between relaxation and alertness we are continually animated by the wind of wakefulness, flowing and riding joyously out towards wherever is to be accomplished.
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The effects of the tragic attack in the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec on Sunday are being felt throughout the world. As the Premier of Québec said “Not just the Muslim community, it’s not just the people of Quebec. Everyone is suffering from this.” Québec City is home to a small Shambhala community situated close to the mosque. Our community has a member working in a nearby school where children lost relatives in the brutal attack and many ... continue