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The Path of "Hi"

The Path of “Hi” – HIGHLIGHT

guest article by Susan Piver Hi there! This morning, I went for a run at about 6:30am. The streets were mostly deserted but occasionally I would pass someone on the sidewalk. When I did, I said, “hi.” OK, I live in Boston. Boston is not a hi-saying town. ... continue
Posted July 30, 2012 by
Tasting the Salty Air

Tasting the Salty Air – HIGHLIGHT

Provincetown Dunes Sunrisearticle and paintings by Amy Wynne-Derry Nature has always been my greatest teacher. Growing up on Outer Cape Cod, in Massachusetts shaped my perception of how the world visually and temporally evolves. I spent hours as a child walking Ballston Beach in Truro, a feverish beachcomber, ... continue
Posted July 29, 2012 by
Pedigree

Pedigree – HIGHLIGHT

by Sara Gray, from The Under 35 Project Last year, I was back to using the dating website OKCupid again. I’d used it on and off for several years without much success. The men whose profiles I liked rarely answered my queries, and most of the messages ... continue
Posted July 28, 2012 by

A Shambhala moment – updated

I was recently asked to give a little talk about Social Transformation. It was on the last day of the recent Shambhala Retreat that took place in Boulder, led by the Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche, and Acharya Adam Lobel. I was introduced as someone who had ... continue
Posted July 27, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Coach Dot and the Nuns at Bat

Coach Dot and the Nuns at Bat – HIGHLIGHT

Dawa and Nancy approach the diamond, Pleasant Bay,by Stacey Mitchell, Gampo Abbey photos by Mel Sweetnam and Peter Gross From grades one through twelve, I was the one who was always picked last on any team sport in P.E. class. I couldn’t catch a ball, I couldn’t swing ... continue
Posted July 27, 2012 by
An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog

An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog – HIGHLIGHT

by Amanda Hester Adjutant Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum An Introduction to Shambhala Culture is a handy little booklet newly published through Shambhala Media. It is presented by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. It is elegant, and orange, and it whispers ‘tiger’ at you. It is ... continue
Posted July 26, 2012 by

Update on Shambhala Mountain Center

The following update on Shambhala Mountain Center is from Executive Director Michael Gayner. Dear Friends, With the containment of the High Park fire, the staff have all returned to Shambhala Mountain Center. Over the past month, we were evacuated, some re-evacuated with the fires in Boulder; ... continue
Posted July 25, 2012 by Travis_May
A New Generation of Buddhists

A New Generation of Buddhists – HIGHLIGHT

by Lodro Rinzler, www.lodrorinzler.com Ten years ago, when I was an undergrad, I felt alone. I was known for two things around campus: the first was being a “hardcore” Buddhist and the second always being up for going out on the town with friends. I would drink, ... continue
Posted July 25, 2012 by
The Passing of Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

The Passing of Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche – HIGHLIGHT

Tibetan Buddhist master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche passed away suddenly yesterday in Australia, his home of many years, at the age of fifty-seven. This news has shocked and saddened the Buddhist community around the world. Traleg Rinpoche was a Karma Kagyu lineage holder recognized at age two ... continue
Posted July 24, 2012 by
Solitary Retreat and the Running Mind, part 2

Solitary Retreat and the Running Mind, part 2 – HIGHLIGHT

miksangpart 2 of Running with the Mind of Meditation on Solitary Retreat by Fay Octavia Elliott Where we left off: I heard Pema Chodron say once that the middle is always the hardest part of a retreat regardless of its length. I crossed the middle line this evening ... continue
Posted July 21, 2012 by
A Summer Afternoon in Central Moscow

A Summer Afternoon in Central Moscow – HIGHLIGHT

walking the streets,Shambhala Training in Russia by Leslie Witt, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent Envision a lazy summer Sunday, teatime in Moscow, Russia. A flash of sunshine draws steam from rain-soaked sidewalks, playgrounds and hidden courtyard gardens. From the side door of a 50s-era apartment building emerge sun-dazzled meditators ... continue
Posted July 20, 2012 by
All Ages and Abilities Have a Home in Shambhala!

All Ages and Abilities Have a Home in Shambhala! – HIGHLIGHT

This is the sixth in an ongoing series of articles on Aging in Shambhala. It is an interview with Mary Whetsell, Director of the Shambhala Office of Societal Health and Well-Being. Ms. Whetsell oversees the community-focused international working groups for the Shambhala mandala, including those dealing ... continue
Posted July 17, 2012 by
Exhibit of Chogyam Trungpa in Tibet now available

Exhibit of Chogyam Trungpa in Tibet now available – HIGHLIGHT

The Vidyahara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the robe of the 10th Trungpa. Photo by Martin Janowitzfrom the Konchok Foundation A superb photo and text exhibit entitled “Celebrating the Life and Legacy of the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa in Tibet” is now available online at the Konchok Foundation website. ... continue
Posted July 16, 2012 by
Running with the Mind of Meditation on Solitary Retreat

Running with the Mind of Meditation on Solitary Retreat – HIGHLIGHT

miksangby Fay Octavia Elliott All joy in this world comes from wanting others to be happy, and all suffering in this world comes from wanting only oneself to be happy. ~ Shantideva The companion book I brought along on my first ever solitary retreat was Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s new book Running with ... continue
Posted July 15, 2012 by
Maha Bodhivastu:The Great Mandala for World Peace

Maha Bodhivastu:The Great Mandala for World Peace – HIGHLIGHT

3D rendering of the stupaReflections on Living Lineage and Building an International Mandala by Lama Rangbar Nyima Ozer President of The Bodhivastu Foundation for Enlightened Activity Imagine a simple technology built by all of humanity that establishes anyone who gazes at it into a non-dual frame of mind, even ... continue
Posted July 13, 2012 by


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