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The Plight of Canadian First Nations Children

The Plight of Canadian First Nations Children – HIGHLIGHT

NEW COLUMN: In the News article by Linda V. Lewis Of 150, 000 First Nations children in Canada, more than 3,000 died in the residential school system, which ran from the 1870s until the 1990s. These shocking findings are the result of a first systematic search of government ... continue
Posted March 31, 2013 by
Family Meditation

Family Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

Family Meditation – three generationsby Kerry and Kelly MacLean, mother-daughter duo It’s early in the morning; even the sun is still sleeping. Hector and Kerry peel themselves out of bed to wake up their five kids in time to get a brief meditation in before school. Kelly, ... continue
Posted March 30, 2013 by
Barefoot Walking

Barefoot Walking – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Times Interview with Shambhalians Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee about their new book: Barefoot Walking edited by Ani Dawa Chotso As the thousands of people who have fallen in love with barefoot running already know, shedding one’s shoes is good for the body and the soul. Barefoot Walking ... continue
Posted March 29, 2013 by
The Warriorship of Aging

The Warriorship of Aging – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society How to Rule Your World Instead of Being a Victim Contemplations by Ann Cason “It feels solid, simple, and straightforward. Then, you also have a feeling of gentleness and openness, as though an exquisite flower has bloomed auspiciously in your life. In whatever action you ... continue
Posted March 27, 2013 by
Daring to Lead, Authentically

Daring to Lead, Authentically – HIGHLIGHT

by Jayne Sutton Shambhala Times Correspondent In the late 1990s, Susan Szpakowski was working as a curriculum writer for the Nova Scotia education system. She and other like-minded students of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche began exploring a question that will sound very familiar to Shambhalians in 2013: What does ... continue
Posted March 26, 2013 by
Imagining Peace

Imagining Peace – HIGHLIGHT

Chicago,by Claudine Minini Chicago Shambhala Times Reporter We all dream of peace in our lives and in our world. The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche will be traveling to Chicago in April to join the Honorable Rahm Emmanuel, Mayor of Chicago and the Honorable Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board ... continue
Posted March 25, 2013 by
From Enlightened Society to Detroit

From Enlightened Society to Detroit

article and photos by Jeff Fink He had very kind eyes. But his robe was the most distinctive feature of this Christian monk who took his seat next to me on this first leg of my journey home to Utah from Enlightened Society Assembly at Karme Choling. ... continue
Posted March 24, 2013 by
Cooking With The Moon

Cooking With The Moon – HIGHLIGHT

Kitchen Wisdom by Lisa Harris Random thought: “When I sit down to write something, I realize I am looking for answers. If that is true, what are the questions?” One of my favorite words is wisdom. It hasn’t been a very common word throughout my life, education, and career. ... continue
Posted March 24, 2013 by
New director of Dechen Choling to take office in 2014

New director of Dechen Choling to take office in 2014

The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has appointed Ms Konstanze Brockstedt to be the next director of Dechen Choling. She will gradually take up her new responsibilities during the months leading up to Shambhala Day 2014, when she will formally assume her new role. At that time ... continue
Posted March 22, 2013 by
Naked Mind, the Film

Naked Mind, the Film – HIGHLIGHT

Denmo Ibrahim at Earthbody interviews filmmaker Sarah Barab “Meditation is the direct path to understanding the nature of the mind,” says Sarah Barab in explaining what sparked the journey of her new film Naked Mind. Barab joined up with filmmaker Pax Winters to travel the world pursuing a ... continue
Posted March 22, 2013 by
Jetsun Yudra, in the News

Jetsun Yudra, in the News – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Yudra.In the wake of Jetsun Yudra’s birth, Shambhala is again seeing an upsurge of presence in the news. Granted, it’s mostly Canadian news, but we thought you would enjoy these stories and videos. Sangyum Wendy Friedman gave a wonderful interview this past ... continue
Posted March 21, 2013 by
You Don’t 'Make' Art!

You Don’t ‘Make’ Art! – HIGHLIGHT

Today we celebrate Shambhala Art Day on the Spring Equinox Shambhala Art Day has been designated by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to occur on the spring equinox. It is a day when the entire Shambhala community and friends are invited to celebrate art forms and disciplines that embody ... continue
Posted March 20, 2013 by
A Painting's Progression

A Painting’s Progression – HIGHLIGHT

paintings and article by Christine Labich Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center I’ve noticed lately that painting is a lot like moving forward in life. Inspiration, action, communication, and letting go seem to have their place. In the case of this painting, the inspiration came from a particular field that ... continue
Posted March 19, 2013 by
Welcome Home, Jetsun Yudra

Welcome Home, Jetsun Yudra – HIGHLIGHT

David Brown and Dinah Brownarticle and photos by Terry Rudderham The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo invited the Halifax Shambhala leadership to welcome them and their new daughter, Jetsun Yudra, home to Kalapa Potrang, the Halifax Kalapa Court. It was an outdoor event and we were promised only ... continue
Posted March 18, 2013 by
Buddhists Converse in Montpelier, VT

Buddhists Converse in Montpelier, VT – HIGHLIGHT

article by Gayle Hanson reprinted with permission from the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus photos by Anne-Marie Keppel It’s a given that everybody wants to be happy, but at the end of a long Vermont February it’s sometimes hard to find the silver lining in the endless clouds. That said, several ... continue
Posted March 17, 2013 by

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