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Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering

Jyekundo Earthquake Photo Essay by Khenpo Tsering – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has sent photos from the days following the Jyekundo Earthquake, chronicling the wreckage from the quake and relief efforts by the Surmang leadership with funds generously donated by the Shambhala community to the Konchok Foundation. These are published here on the Shambhala Times in ... continue
Posted April 30, 2010 by
Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team

Ongoing Relief Efforts by the Surmang Team – HIGHLIGHT

Khenpo Tsering has continued to update the Konchok Foundation daily about the ongoing efforts by the Surmang team to support those affected by the earthquake. Aten Rinpoche, along with several monks, remains in Jyekundo. Trungpa XII Rinpoche and others of the monks are at Surmang, continuing ... continue
Posted April 29, 2010 by
Part Three: K.O.S. Energy

Part Three: K.O.S. Energy – HIGHLIGHT

By Bill Scheffel Click here for Part Two One of the most remarkable aspects of my time in Cambodia, indeed all of the traveling I did, was that I never felt closer to Lord Mukpo and my own spirituality and confidence. Farther, and for much longer periods ... continue
Posted April 29, 2010 by
Part Two: K.O.S. Energy

Part Two: K.O.S. Energy – HIGHLIGHT

By Bill Scheffel Click here for Part One There was a time in Sihanoukville, shortly after I’d entered Cambodia on my second trip, that became my one of my strongest registering of what I began to call K.O.S. energy. Sihanoukville, a coastal town, became my first opportunity ... continue
Posted April 28, 2010 by
K.O.S. Energy

K.O.S. Energy – HIGHLIGHT

Bill Scheffel reflects on the Shambhala teachings of Chogyam Trungpa (whom Bill refers to throughout the article as “Lord Mukpo”, his family name and the name he often used when teaching Shambhala Training). This essay was inspired by extended periods of time Bill spent in ... continue
Posted April 27, 2010 by
Naropa and Education for Gross National Happiness

Naropa and Education for Gross National Happiness – HIGHLIGHT

Jennifer Holder interviews Naropa University professors Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Richard Brown about their work in Bhutan. In recent years, the deep connection between Naropa University and Bhutan has led to an ever-growing relationship, and four members of Naropa University’s faculty have recently attended a ... continue
Posted April 25, 2010 by Jennifer Holder
Quake Update - Emergency Aid Reaching Jyekundo

Quake Update – Emergency Aid Reaching Jyekundo – HIGHLIGHT

Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation offers the following Jyekundo Earthquake Relief Update, a composite report of conversations with Surmang leadership from April 21 to 23. Khenpo Tsering said that the situation in Jyekundo as to relief supplies had improved somewhat in the last couple of days. ... continue
Posted April 24, 2010 by
LGBTQ Path: Confidence and Compassion

LGBTQ Path: Confidence and Compassion – HIGHLIGHT

Joe Schoech interviews Acharya Eric Spiegel, who along with Acharya Eve Rosenthal will be leading Confidence & Compassion: An LGBTQ Weekend, May 7th-9th at Karme Choling. Your upcoming program here at Karme Choling is called Confidence and Compassion, what’s the relationship between those two qualities? Compassion ... continue
Posted April 23, 2010 by jschoech

White Dove, Black Crow – HIGHLIGHT

From the column Dharma Snacks, by Cynthia Kneen I remember how a Japanese Buddhist monk in brown robes used to walk the streets of Boulder, Colorado with a strong open posture, uplifted gaze and good stride, beating a small drum. He walked all over town. People knew ... continue
Posted April 22, 2010 by
Thousands of Monks in Jyekundo for Quake Relief Efforts

Thousands of Monks in Jyekundo for Quake Relief Efforts – HIGHLIGHT

By Lyndon Comstock Khenpo Tsering reported that there are now five or six thousand monks in Jyekundo helping with the relief efforts. Although most of them have been involved in digging for survivors or the bodies of the dead until now, or in distributing food, the digging ... continue
Posted April 20, 2010 by
Global Mandala Joins in Prayers for Quake Victims

Global Mandala Joins in Prayers for Quake Victims – HIGHLIGHT

The shrine room was packed to overflowing when the Shambhala community in Boulder came together with local Tibetans for an evening of prayers and candlelight vigil on Sunday night. As the global mandala listened via Shambhala Online, the atmosphere was rich with poignant and heartfelt aspirations ... continue
Posted April 19, 2010 by
Placing the Earthquake in our Lineage

Placing the Earthquake in our Lineage – HIGHLIGHT

Neal Greenberg offers an insightful discussion on the connection of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche to places in and around Jyekundo affected by the earthquake. The Shambhala Times has paired his reflections on lineage connections in the region with images shared by the Varja Vidya Foundation of the ... continue
Posted April 19, 2010 by
Puzzle 1 Answers

Puzzle 1 Answers

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Posted April 18, 2010 by Ravenna
Joining in with the Bodhisattva Activity in Jyekundo

Joining in with the Bodhisattva Activity in Jyekundo – HIGHLIGHT

By Lydon Comstock In the midst of the immense destruction and loss of life in Jyekundo and the surrounding area, I’ve been strongly struck by how hard so many people there are working to help those who are in need. Perhaps this is coming through more ... continue
Posted April 18, 2010 by
Tibetan Quake - Resources

Tibetan Quake – Resources – HIGHLIGHT

On the morning of April 14, a devastating earthquake—6.9 in magnitude—hit Jyekundo (Ch: Yushu) and environs, an area in present-day Qinghai Province that is 98% Tibetan. Recent reports estimate that 1,400 are dead and more than 10,000 injured. According to eye-witness reports, most of the buildings ... continue
Posted April 18, 2010 by


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