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Konchok Partners with Your Cause Sports

Konchok Partners with Your Cause Sports – HIGHLIGHT

The Konchok Foundation has recently partnered with Your Cause Sports to create the next Shambhala Triathlon. The event will take place at the Boulder Reservoir on September 12. Your Cause Sports was founded in 2007 by Boulder resident, Brent Herron, after his father was diagnosed with Multiple ... continue
Posted July 31, 2009 by
Annual Spring Retreat at Shambhalacalli

Annual Spring Retreat at Shambhalacalli – HIGHLIGHT

Another March in Mexico, time for Jean and I to make our way again by plane and bus from our home near Puerto Vallarta to Tepotzlan to staff another annual group retreat with Acharya Allyn Lyon at Shambhalacalli. Our friend Cecilia Amador met us at ... continue
Posted July 30, 2009 by Brus Westby
Pride of Place in Nova Scotia

Pride of Place in Nova Scotia – HIGHLIGHT

Most of us in the Shambhala community are aware of the special relationship between Nova Scotia and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s vision for creating enlightened society. Here in the heart of Shambhala, thousands of people have attended programs and learned to meditate. Many have benefited from services ... continue
Posted July 29, 2009 by
Kami Shrine Event

Kami Shrine Event – HIGHLIGHT

Photos from Kami Shrine Event at Shambhala Mountain Center by Brian Spielmann. continue
Posted July 28, 2009 by
Celebrating the Return!

Celebrating the Return! – HIGHLIGHT

Announcing the return of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to America… Celebrating the Return! is the first visit of Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, the reincarnation of Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, to America. The visit is scheduled for the summer of 2010 and sponsored by Shechen, member of the Dilgo Khyentse ... continue
Posted July 26, 2009 by
In Times of War, Feed the Right Wolf

In Times of War, Feed the Right Wolf – HIGHLIGHT

By Marianne Elliott In November 2007 I arrived back from a short holiday in the United States to my work as a UN human rights officer in Afghanistan. Days later, the deadliest suicide attack to take place in Afghanistan happened in Baghlan, killing at least 40 adults ... continue
Posted July 25, 2009 by

Dharma Beyond Words – HIGHLIGHT

From the weekly column Dharma Snacks by Cynthia Kneen A Tibetan Rinpoche once said to me, “When we first came to the United States, I thought, Are Americans crazy?! Everything doesn’t have to happen in one lifetime!” I wonder about this, too. Our culture advocates taking a ... continue
Posted July 23, 2009 by

Medicine Buddha Aspirations – HIGHLIGHT

By Timothy Walker Just before and during the closing feast for Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche’s Medicine Buddha Retreat, I wrote the following poem of praise to the Medicine Buddha and read it aloud to the assembly. I share it here in this spirit of healing whatever needs ... continue
Posted July 22, 2009 by
Appointment of a New Acharya

Appointment of a New Acharya

We are very pleased to announce that during the Scorpion Seal Assembly at Karme Choling the Sakyong Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche formally appointed Ms Suzann Duquette an acharya, to great applause. She received the name Ying Chenmo, Space Great Lady. Acharya Duquette joins the thirty current acharyas ... continue
Posted July 22, 2009 by
Healing in the Space Between Languages and Sanghas

Healing in the Space Between Languages and Sanghas – HIGHLIGHT

By Timothy Walker A personal account of Jigme Rinpoche’s Medicine Buddha Retreat at Dechen Choling Some time in the middle of our Haligonian Winter, I received an email sent to all international desung reporting that Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche – our Sakyong Wangmo’s brother — would be teaching ... continue
Posted July 21, 2009 by
Part 2: Healing in the Space Between Languages and Sanghas

Part 2: Healing in the Space Between Languages and Sanghas

[caption id=”attachment_10679″ align=”alignright” width=”225″ >continued from Part 1 by Timothy Walker. Then there is the wonderfully quirky way that Tibetans pronounce what we think we know as Sanskrit. The most famous of these quirky pronunciations is of course Benza for what we know as Vajra. There are ... continue
Posted July 21, 2009 by

Summer’s Full Moon Song – HIGHLIGHT

A mahamudra song by T.W., a Ripa Ladrang sangha member Oh, oh, oh the moon cried So full and heavy she hung low In the late August night sky So bright from crying for her beloved She painted the black night blue And made the crickets sing to a full heaven A song ... continue
Posted July 20, 2009 by
Authentically His Eminence

Authentically His Eminence – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Times interviewed photographer Scott Belding, who took portraits of His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche for the Rinpoche Photo Project , which is raising money to support construction of the Rigon Tashi Choeling Monastery in Pharping, Nepal. Scott’s experience encountering Rinpoche for the first ... continue
Posted July 19, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
New Photos of Royal Couple

New Photos of Royal Couple – HIGHLIGHT

London-based photographer Sean Raggett, traveling Continuity Kusung to the Sakyong last year, has made a few top quality prints from his time on the road of the Royal Couple, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Khandro Tseyang. These prints have been officially approved by the Sakyong and Shambhala ... continue
Posted July 17, 2009 by
On Differing Views and Paths

On Differing Views and Paths – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Times is delighted to publish this interview, conducted by Andrew Safer and published in conjunction with Radio Free Shambhala. Radio Free Shambhala: As you know, there has been tension and disagreement between some of Trungpa Rinpoche’s senior students and some of the students of the ... continue
Posted July 16, 2009 by


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