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The Joke’s on Me – HIGHLIGHT

From the column Dharma Snacks by Cynthia Kneen Trungpa Rinpoche always asked me to help him–at Tail of the Tiger, at Naropa University, and later, as he put it, “by infiltrating the business world and telling me what they are up to.” “Please,” he’d say, “Help me. ... continue
Posted October 17, 2009 by
Offering to the Guru

Offering to the Guru – HIGHLIGHT

On one of his trips to India, the Tibetan master Marpa brought gold dust to offer to Naropa, his guru (Sanskirt for “teacher”). Traditionally, tantric teachings are not just given away; the disciple must make an offering in order to receive them. Gold was the gift ... continue
Posted October 15, 2009 by Holly
Colors of Impermanence

Colors of Impermanence – HIGHLIGHT

A photo gallery of the changing season, by Jennifer Holder This lovely experience of a photo-taking rampage was made possible by beautiful weather, an iPhone, and the gardens and streets of Chappaqua, NY. Click on photos to enlarge or view as a slideshow. continue
Posted October 14, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Buddhism in World News

Buddhism in World News – HIGHLIGHT

ON THE BUDDHISM BEAT: One very big week in Buddhist world news From Shambhala SunSpace Human rights concerns in both Burma and Tibet have continued to dominate headlines inside and outside of the Buddhist world of late. There is increased attention on Vietnam as well, between the conflict at ... continue
Posted October 13, 2009 by
The Future in Our Hands

The Future in Our Hands

Message to the Shambhala Community from President Richard Reoch Dear Friends throughout Shambhala, “We have the future in our hands,” the Sakyong told gatherings throughout the mandala this summer. “Shambhala is the paradigm shift the world is waiting for.” The future he talked to us about was the future ... continue
Posted October 12, 2009 by
Buddhist Lists Meet Dharmic Riffs

Buddhist Lists Meet Dharmic Riffs – HIGHLIGHT

Jennifer Holder interviews Acharya Judy Lief about her work on the Root Text Project. This project is an effort to compile 13 years of seminary transcripts into three volumes, one for each yana, that are organized by topic. To read more about the project, ... continue
Posted October 11, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Rooted in the Three Yanas

Rooted in the Three Yanas – HIGHLIGHT

Based on an interview with Acharya Judy Lief Click here to read Buddhist Lists Meet Dharmic Riffs, a Q & A with Acharya Lief about the Root Text Project. Every year, starting in 1973 until he died in 1986, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche taught a seminary that lasted ... continue
Posted October 10, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Sortie du film Milarépa, la Voie du Bonheur à Paris

Sortie du film Milarépa, la Voie du Bonheur à Paris

Dès le 7 octobre au Publicis Champs Elysées, se présenté le film “Milarépa, la Voie du Bonheur”. Le film est également projeté tous les samedis matins -11h, dès le 10 octobre, au cinéma l’Arlequin, situé rue de Rennes, Paris 6e. Une animation aura lieu à chaque séance avant ... continue
Posted October 8, 2009 by
Bike Pilgrimage to Stupa: Photo Essay and Interview

Bike Pilgrimage to Stupa: Photo Essay and Interview – HIGHLIGHT

Interview with Josh Weinstein and Friends What was your inspiration for the bike pilgrimage to the Great Stupa? Josh: I was inspired primarily by the Sakyong’s example of fundraising marathons. I love mountain biking and the dharma, so this was an opportunity to support the dharma doing something ... continue
Posted October 8, 2009 by
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Memphis

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Memphis – HIGHLIGHT

Tuesday, September 22, His Holiness the Dalai Lama opened a three-week tour of North America in Memphis, Tennessee. His Holiness was the recipient of the 2009 International Freedom Award given by the National Civil Rights Museum, housed in the former Memphis motel where civil rights leader ... continue
Posted October 7, 2009 by candia_ludy
Fruitional Sangha Days

Fruitional Sangha Days – HIGHLIGHT

By Kelly MacLean To celebrate community and families, Boulder Shambhala Center regularly offers Sangha Days, Parenting as Path talks, Bodhi School, 8 yr olds Rites of Passage, Children’s Day, and is about to launch a new ongoing teen program, with Kelly MacLean “It’s really cool to be able ... continue
Posted October 6, 2009 by Kerry Lee MacLean
The Shambhala Database Project - Your New Personal Rolodex

The Shambhala Database Project – Your New Personal Rolodex – HIGHLIGHT

Interview with Candlin Dobbs What is the Shambhala Database project and tell me about this new Member’s View that is coming out soon? The Shambhala Database or SDB is an internet-accessible database that stores information about the entire Shambhala Mandala: the Centers and Groups, the teachers, the ... continue
Posted October 5, 2009 by Cam
As Simple as Tea and Bread

As Simple as Tea and Bread – HIGHLIGHT

By Sgt. Paul Kendel This is an excerpt from a book SSG. Paul Kendel is writing, called Walking the Tiger’s Path: A Soldier’s Spiritual Journey in Iraq. Many of my fellow soldiers in Iraq often found my attitude and actions a bit inexplicable, particularly my interest in inviting ... continue
Posted October 3, 2009 by Jennifer Holder

Taking Refuge – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham The Tibetan word for refuge means “to be protected by.” Every day we wake up and tacitly take refuge in something that we think will offer us security and protection. Most of the time we put our poker chip on the little thing that ... continue
Posted October 2, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Peace Within, Peace in the World

Peace Within, Peace in the World – HIGHLIGHT

New theme for expanding Buddhist Youth Festival Peace within, peace in the world is the theme of the Buddhist Youth Project, an initiative by Susanne Becker and Sophie Maclaren to support young practitioners and make the three jewels easily accessible to new young people. A key aspect ... continue
Posted October 1, 2009 by

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