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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming – HIGHLIGHT

, Chief of Staff to Sakyong Mipham RinpocheCOLUMN: Snapshots of Basic Goodness This monthly feature highlights snapshots of basic goodness taken by YOU, our readers, as seen out in the world, on the street, in the countryside, in another country, at work, home, garden or grocery store. ... continue
Posted November 16, 2013 by
Being Brave in California

Being Brave in California

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Ani Pema Chodron to lead Being Brave retreat May 2-4, 2014 in Richmond, California The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, and Ani Pema Chodron will lead a Being Brave meditation retreat in Richmond, California on the weekend of May 2-4, 2014. Ticket sales open ... continue
Posted November 15, 2013 by
Shambhala on the Move

Shambhala on the Move – HIGHLIGHT

San Antonio before the renovationsNEW COLUMN: Shambhala on the Move A series about Shambhala Centers and Groups who are moving into new spaces or renovating their existing homes. by Candlin Dobbs, Shambhala Times Reporter Like most Shambhala Centers, the San Antonio Shambhala Center started in a living room. They ... continue
Posted November 15, 2013 by
The Sakyong's Birthday

The Sakyong’s Birthday

Celebrations of the birth of the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche take place yearly on November 15th, or on a day convenient for local Shambhala Centers. This year, personal or group birthday wishes may be sent to the Sakyong, who is in Boulder, by post through the ... continue
Posted November 14, 2013 by
108 to the Horse

108 to the Horse – HIGHLIGHT

An Invitation by Toby Sifton, Brunswick, Maine A few years ago, maybe in 2006 or 2007, I was leading a Qi Gong class at the Boulder Shambhala Center, teaching a version of the traditional Five Element Qi Gong. As we wound down an eight-week session, I remembered that ... continue
Posted November 13, 2013 by
Practice and Assistance for Philippines Typhoon Victims

Practice and Assistance for Philippines Typhoon Victims

More than 10,000 people may have been killed in the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines Friday. Officials estimate that four million people have been affected and are now struggling to survive without food, shelter or clean drinking water. The head of the Red Cross in the ... continue
Posted November 11, 2013 by
Just Add Heart

Just Add Heart – HIGHLIGHT

KralesReports from the Scene: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in New York City The sun dawned bright on Sunday morning. The air was crisp and the wind blew leaves into brilliant swirls across the paved streets of the Big Apple. Late in the afternoon, the Sakyong address us all ... continue
Posted November 11, 2013 by
Gathering Goodness with the Sakyong

Gathering Goodness with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

KralesReport from the Scene: New York City by Andria Cheng, Shambhala Times Guest Reporter It’s about care, the Shambhala version of universal health care, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche said on Saturday. What he painted was a picture where individuals and society as a whole each see their basic goodness. “Awake society ... continue
Posted November 10, 2013 by
Rising to the Challenge with the Sakyong

Rising to the Challenge with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

KralesReport from the Scene: New York City by Andria Cheng, Shambhala Times Guest Reporter The crowd of 800 packing the auditorium of the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Friday night to hear Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche speak was itself a microcosm of society. There were those whose involvement ... continue
Posted November 9, 2013 by
Diving into Diversity

Diving into Diversity – HIGHLIGHT

miksangCOLUMN: Enlightened Society Celebrates Diversity Announcing a new series of online talks by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown article by Amanda Hester, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent For a long while now the Diversity Awareness Working Group has been active within Shambhala. This is a group of committed, experienced and informed community ... continue
Posted November 8, 2013 by
The Water Level is Rising

The Water Level is Rising – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of Michael J. PalmaReport from the Scene by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor-in-chief At a sold out event at the Rubin Museum, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche sat on stage for an hour-long dialogue with Charles Eisenstein, author of “Sacred Economics”. With fifty percent of the people seeing the ... continue
Posted November 7, 2013 by Sarah
Spark. Radiate.

Spark. Radiate. – HIGHLIGHT

News from the Ziji Collective by Leslie Gossett The San Fransisco Shambhala Center is filled with people whose eyes are all sparkling. They are eager to meet each other, eager to talk, excited to see dear familiar faces. Jazz plays softly in the background, and there is a ... continue
Posted November 6, 2013 by
Contemplation, Collaboration & Change

Contemplation, Collaboration & Change – HIGHLIGHT

On Bridging Shambhala and Leadership report by Acharya Fleet Maull On Friday, September 27th, nearly one hundred nonprofit leaders, educators and activists from approximately fifty different organizations gathered at the Garrison Institute, a stately three-story interfaith retreat and conference center located on a beautifully wooded property overlooking the ... continue
Posted November 4, 2013 by
The 'Mindful Journey' of Writing a Children’s Book

The ‘Mindful Journey’ of Writing a Children’s Book – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Rob Cimperman, Washington D.C. It takes hard work to face the world, and to step out front to lead. Instead we close our eyes or turn our backs on those in need. We shield ourselves in armor, only forged by our own hands, from blame, ... continue
Posted November 3, 2013 by
On Grumpiness

On Grumpiness – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Times Updates from the Inside Out Editor’s Column by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor-in-chief It’s a grumpy time of year, for me anyway. It’s raining, the leaves have fallen, the kale is wilting in the garden, and the skies are mostly grey. I sigh, breathe out and feel some ... continue
Posted November 1, 2013 by Sarah


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