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The Sakyong’s odyssey in Ukraine

by Shastri Maks Lan

Not so long ago, Ukraine practically did not exist in public awareness. It was not often mentioned in the news, and it was quite normal for most people not to know where it is on the map. Then the country, with its dramatic and often tragic history, was forced to be talked about after the events of 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea, starting the war that continues today.

Shambhala in Ukraine was founded in the beginning of 2000, when the first programs and Shambhala Training took place. This, in turn, gave rise to Shambhala groups in Ukrainian cities, first in Lviv and Kiev and later in Ivano-Frankivsk and Odessa.

To see the Sakyong in Ukraine was a long-time dream of the Ukrainian sangha, and we were waiting for this event practically from the very beginning of our existence. And that day finally came: His Holiness Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche landed in the Lviv airport, named after the King Danylo Halytskyj.  Continue…

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