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Buddhismus und Ökologie: Die Umwelt als Lehrerin

Buddhismus und Ökologie: Die Umwelt als Lehrerin

2009 ist ein Jahr des Schreckens für die Welt. Für sehr lange Zeit schien es, als ob finanzieller Wohlstand bis in das Unendliche wachsen könne. Wir nahmen an, dass Produktivitätssteigerung, Globalisation, ein börsenregulierten Markt, sowie freier Handel ausreiche um uns monetären Segen zu erteilen. Seit dem ... continue
Posted June 29, 2009 by
Buddhism and Ecology: Environment as our Teacher

Buddhism and Ecology: Environment as our Teacher – HIGHLIGHT

By Chris Tamdjidi In the year 2009, contemporary society finds itself in a state of shock. For many years it seemed that financial wealth could grow inexhaustibly – that it was just a matter of productivity, globalisation, open markets and free trade for the rain of monetary ... continue
Posted June 29, 2009 by
New Shambhala Trust Grants

New Shambhala Trust Grants – HIGHLIGHT

In thriving Durham, North Carolina, the Shambhala Center is purchasing the building that it has rented for 10 years. At vibrant Karme Choling, the teachings that resonate from its glorious shrine room can now be webcast across the mandala. And in a humming virtual space linked ... continue
Posted June 25, 2009 by
Tonglen for Iran

Tonglen for Iran – HIGHLIGHT

Tonglen Circling the World: I suggest we create a tonglen network where people do 15 minutes of tonglen (or other prayers) generally for Iran and specifically our Iranian sangha and their friends and family, nightly at 8:00 pm wherever they are. This would create a moving sweep ... continue
Posted June 24, 2009 by
India Kaleidoscope

India Kaleidoscope – HIGHLIGHT

Photo Gallery by Corey Kohn This winter took us to India (and Nepal), both north and south. First came the pilgrimage to the major sites marking the life of the Buddha: Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinghar and Lumbini. Then, after stops in Kathmandu and Dharamsala, we dug our heels ... continue
Posted June 23, 2009 by
Mipham the Great: Celebrated Worldwide

Mipham the Great: Celebrated Worldwide – HIGHLIGHT

The life of Mipham the Great was celebrated worldwide today (Sunday 21 June 2009) in Shambhala Centres and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, who was recognized as the rebirth of Mipham the Great by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, continued the practice this year of sponsoring ... continue
Posted June 21, 2009 by Richard_Reoch
News about Khenpo Rinpoche and Marpa Foundation

News about Khenpo Rinpoche and Marpa Foundation – HIGHLIGHT

Excerpt of Letter from Ari Goldfield Greetings from Dechen Ling, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche’s residence in Seattle. I hope this letter finds you well. Here, Khenpo Rinpoche is doing fine, and all of us in his household are too. I write now to give you an ... continue
Posted June 19, 2009 by
Treasury of Oral Instructions

Treasury of Oral Instructions – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Gampo Abbey It was the heartfelt wish of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche that the monastic tradition be developed and nurtured in the West. Gampo Abbey is therefore delighted that in 2009 they are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the abbey’s founding. ... continue
Posted June 18, 2009 by
Ripa Monastery Opening with Dalai Lama and Namkha Drimed Rinpoche

Ripa Monastery Opening with Dalai Lama and Namkha Drimed Rinpoche

The Shambhala community is warmly invited to attend the official opening of the Ripa monastery in Orissa with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche to held 12 – 16 January 2010. There will be a series of ceremonies and celebrations throughout ... continue
Posted June 17, 2009 by
Eavesdrop on Modern Sages

Eavesdrop on Modern Sages – HIGHLIGHT

Don’t miss these interviews, recently featured on the Chronicles, Elephant, and the ID Project: Recent Dispatches on the Chronicles May 9 and May 15, 2009 Julia Sagebien hosts conversations with the Ashe Acharya John Rockwell and Acharya Richard John on a variety of issues ranging from recent curriculum changes ... continue
Posted June 17, 2009 by
RUN for Tibet a Success!

RUN for Tibet a Success! – HIGHLIGHT

By Chris Gherardi & Lucinda Sears RUN For Tibet Coordinators We would like to update you all with regard to the RUN For Tibet fundraiser that took place on Sunday, May 31st. The walka-jogathon was a huge success! Due to the generous support of our donors and ... continue
Posted June 16, 2009 by
Baltimore and DC Host the Sakyong

Baltimore and DC Host the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

By Julie Heegaard and Jayne Sutton On May 9, the Baltimore and Washington, DC Shambhala Centers were blessed with an afternoon of teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at the Baltimore Center. One month prior, David Brown had contacted Center Directors Jayne Sutton of DC and Julie Heegaard of ... continue
Posted June 15, 2009 by jayne_sutton
Historic Queer Dharma Retreat

Historic Queer Dharma Retreat – HIGHLIGHT

By Michael Glatze From the very beginnings of the gay movement there have always been spiritual aspects of the community. In fact, whenever people are slightly out of the mainstream, that sense of ‘not fitting in’ is a wonderful gateway to the dharma, as well as to ... continue
Posted June 14, 2009 by

Golden Fish – HIGHLIGHT

From the weekly column, Dharma Snacks, by Cynthia Kneen Once when I was living at a meditation center, a famous American writer came to visit. He asked about doing a solo retreat. I was young, junior to the venerable author, yet there I was with responsibilities to ... continue
Posted June 13, 2009 by
Sakyong Visits Atlanta

Sakyong Visits Atlanta – HIGHLIGHT

By Collette Frix Only two humble old houses comprised the entire Atlanta Shambhala Center when Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche last visited in 2003. Our shrine room then could seat a mere 28 people. Six years later we have managed to construct a new building with a large shrine ... continue
Posted June 12, 2009 by

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