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Service: Coordinators and Aides

Coordinators and Aides are requested for Shambhala Trainings starting in January and February 2012. You are invited to enrich your practice by staffing.  To volunteer as an AIDE–please sign up on the service to the center page.  To volunteer as a COORDINATOR, e-mail your request to ... continue
Posted November 30, 2011 by kate_madsen
Empty of What?

Empty of What? – HIGHLIGHT

This article, by Robert Alan Paul, presents an intellectual inquiry into the Buddhist teachings on emptiness. Using the following query, Robert expounds upon the inherent misunderstandings and the subsequent awakening to understanding that occur for each of us as we tread the path of meditation. He ... continue
Posted November 30, 2011 by

Vision to Action – Follow up Community Meeting Dec 17

Vision to Action – Follow up Community Meeting Sat December 17th: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM In Room(s): Main Shrine RoomVision to Action (V2A) is a three-month planning process the Shambhala Center of Denver is implementing to prepare itself for the growth and expansion that is anticipated ... continue
Posted November 28, 2011 by kate_madsen

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to Teach in Northern California

Save the Date! The Rigden Weekend with a public talk Friday night. March 2-4, 2012 San Francisco, CA Join our beloved Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche for this very special program that is the culmination of The Way of Shambhala educational path. The first night of of this weekend is a ... continue
Posted November 28, 2011 by
Inspirational Teachings from the Dignity Weekend with the Sakyong

Inspirational Teachings from the Dignity Weekend with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

by Director of Shambhala Europe, Chris Montone From October 7th – 9th, 435 Shambhala leaders from 125 centers and groups who had attended one of the 10 Kalapa Governance Gatherings offered this year, gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia to hear the Sakyong teach about governance and the ... continue
Posted November 28, 2011 by
A Child's Mind and A Mother's View

A Child’s Mind and A Mother’s View – HIGHLIGHT

NEW COLUMN: Children and Family This just in from Dallas, Texas: A Child’s Mind is offered by Shastri Linda Mockeridge, and below, A Mother’s View is offered by Kiki Yardeni, enjoy! A Child’s Mind: Noah is very happy and very curious. When he entered the shrine room with ... continue
Posted November 26, 2011 by
Thanks Given: to Alice

Thanks Given: to Alice – HIGHLIGHT

Today, in honor of the American holiday of Thanksgiving, the Shambhala Times is especially pleased to present this Warrior Tribute to Alice Patneaude, Karme Choling’s grandmother. The article was beautifully crafted by one of Karme Choling’s gardeners: Aaron Delong. She was born in the rolling, green mountains, ... continue
Posted November 24, 2011 by
Aging in Enlightened Society

Aging in Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing a NEW MONTHLY COLUMN in the Shambhala Times: AGING IN ENLIGHTENED SOCIETY We are all getting older. Moment by moment, day by day, year by year, decade by decade we experience the unfolding of the aging process. This column, initiated by the Shambhala Working Group on Aging, ... continue
Posted November 22, 2011 by
Preschools:  An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society?

Preschools: An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society? – HIGHLIGHT

by Heather Grimes Opal and I enter a room that’s flooded with natural light. People are moving about the space in joyful exploration; the room is set up to encourage such artistic curiosity. One corner is arranged to inhabit role-play, another area is filled neatly with books ... continue
Posted November 21, 2011 by heather_campbell_grimes

The Sound of Silence: an announcement from Shastri Jeffrey Stevens:

Several years ago our director, Fred, and I talked about offering podcasts for people to download that would provide a way for students to listen to dharma teachings in short segments. I thought of offering a series of recordings that could fit into a 15-20 minute ... continue
Posted November 20, 2011 by kate_madsen
Karme Choling’s Garden Gate

Karme Choling’s Garden Gate – HIGHLIGHT

Slogan of the week: Stop, Drop and Touch the Speechless Sky by Jan Enthoven, Master Gardener at Karme Choling Meditation Retreat Center Many people ponder how humanity can continue its proliferation on planet earth with its limited material resources and a rapidly widening ecological footprint. I am just ... continue
Posted November 20, 2011 by
Happy Places

Happy Places – HIGHLIGHT

by Margo Shean Looking at my mom’s fridge, which happens to be one of my happy places, I notice the Boulder Shambhala Meditation Center brochure. The brochure is full of exciting things sure to fill any dharma bum’s dreams. After a few months of readjusting to the world ... continue
Posted November 19, 2011 by
Simply, Be Generous

Simply, Be Generous – HIGHLIGHT

by Jonathan Hanna Within our sangha as a whole, we often struggle with the dilemma of how to be generous in offering the teachings while ensuring the financial solvency of our centers. Individuals grapple with the same challenge, wishing to contribute financially, either for receiving specific teachings ... continue
Posted November 18, 2011 by
Radiating Our Best Intentions to the World - 100,000 Aspirations at a Time

Radiating Our Best Intentions to the World – 100,000 Aspirations at a Time – HIGHLIGHT

Tuesday, The Sakyong Foundation, in collaboration with Karme Choling, launched ‘100,000 Aspirations,’ an online community (website and Facebook) to support the Stupa that Conquers All Directions. Currently being built at Karme Choling, at the request of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the stupa embodies wisdom and compassion in the ... continue
Posted November 17, 2011 by
Surmang: Sing, my Sister, Sing!

Surmang: Sing, my Sister, Sing! – HIGHLIGHT

by Lee Weingrad of the Surmang Foundation. She speaks about the first Rural Health Festival that took place September 6th, 2011 at the Surmang Dharma Sagara Clinic in Tibet Copious juniper smoke billowed day-glo white, shifting in all directions. We were at 14,000 feet in Surmang. Children ... continue
Posted November 15, 2011 by

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