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Shining, Radiant Tenderness

Shining, Radiant Tenderness – HIGHLIGHT

On Loneliness and Society by Dawa Lhatso, Gampo Abbey I recently read a newspaper article entitled, Why Are We So Lonely? In it were statistics about the growing reports of loneliness and isolation within all age groups from surveys conducted in Canada and the U.S. It pointed to ... continue
Posted December 30, 2013 by
The Ongoing Blossoming of Tagtrug Mukpo

The Ongoing Blossoming of Tagtrug Mukpo – HIGHLIGHT

Taggie MukpoMukpo Family Update: Celebrating Tagtrug Mukpo from a recent celebratory dinner at Karme Choling report compiled by Cara Thornley photos by Laura Greer “Amazing” was the operative word that Acharya Michael Greenleaf used to describe the celebratory evening held on December 10th at Karme Choling Meditation Center, culminating the ... continue
Posted December 28, 2013 by
The Virtuous Leader

The Virtuous Leader – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dharma Teachings Exploring the Shambhala Path of Warriorship and the Wisdom of the I Ching by Acharya Daniel Hessey For the past fifteen years I have been deeply engaged in studying and translating the I Ching from the ancient Chinese into modern English. In fact, I have translated ... continue
Posted December 27, 2013 by
San Francisco Shambhala Center seeks Director

San Francisco Shambhala Center seeks Director

San Francisco is one of the most established Shambhala Centers in the mandala, founded in 1973. It is an exciting time as Shambhala San Francisco has now fully settled in to its home in Sharchen Dzong — a regional capital center located in the heart of ... continue
Posted December 26, 2013 by David_Brown
The Shambhala Holidays

The Shambhala Holidays – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of the Shambhala Archivesarticle by Andrew Forbes, New York City For many of us, the recent solstice celebration rang in the holiday of Children’s Day, where we gathered at our local centers on the longest night of the year by candlelight and song. The King ... continue
Posted December 25, 2013 by
Making Goodness Accessible

Making Goodness Accessible – HIGHLIGHT

…at the New York Shambhala Center COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by Jeff Rubin Recently the New York Shambhala Center hosted Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche for a very auspicious weekend of teachings entitled “Gathering Goodness”. We benefitted from the magnetizing of people, energy and financial resources that inevitably occurs when ... continue
Posted December 23, 2013 by
No Shortage of Light

No Shortage of Light – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Youth and Family Celebrating Children’s Day by Leslie Gossett and Richard Vogler, Northern California photos by Leslie Gossett “People of Shambhala, this is a wonderful day. We have rediscovered the indestructible goodness of life. Let us celebrate this goodness now, on this very day. Even if the days are ... continue
Posted December 21, 2013 by
The Magic of Children's Day

The Magic of Children’s Day – HIGHLIGHT

Marguerite Drescher and family’s Children’s Day ShineCOLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture How a Children’s Day Shrine can Teach us About the Three Courts by Amanda Hester, Adjutant to the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum Batman is awesome. He makes me feel like the impossible is possible . . . ... continue
Posted December 20, 2013 by
Genuine Success in Business

Genuine Success in Business – HIGHLIGHT

Michael Scott and colleague featured on Open to the World magazineCOLUMN: In Everyday Life Precision BioLogic, a medical products company based in Halifax, was selected as one of the 10 Best Places to Work in Canada in 2010. Jennifer Holder reports on how generosity and kindness are ... continue
Posted December 18, 2013 by
True Listening

True Listening – HIGHLIGHT

The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says SAKYONG MIPHAM RINPOCHE. It is an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not easy. It is said that when the Buddha first taught, two deer approached, knelt down, and raised their ... continue
Posted December 16, 2013 by
Isolation is Not a Technique

Isolation is Not a Technique – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of Minnesota Public RadioSurviving the Ice Storm of 2013 by Rick Davis, Dallas Shambhala Center “You cannot achieve enlightenment by locking yourself in your room.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, The Fertile Soil of Sangha It’s early December and the Great Ice Storm of 2013 is in full effect. ... continue
Posted December 14, 2013 by
A Revolution of Dignity

A Revolution of Dignity – HIGHLIGHT

A million people come to Maidan Square in peaceful protestBreaking News! Shambhalians Participate in the Ukrainian Revolution gathered and translated by Ella Reznikova This morning I received a message on Facebook from my friend Natasha, saying, “Ella, gather all Kasung, otherwise it will be the dawn of the Great ... continue
Posted December 13, 2013 by
Warrior Tribute to Bob Sonne

Warrior Tribute to Bob Sonne – HIGHLIGHT

on his 2008 trip to Nepal and India Life-long sangha brother and Kusung, Bob Sonne died in his sleep on December 2, 2013 in Boston. Bob Sonne was a dedicated dharma practitioner, a devoted student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, and a loyal member of ... continue
Posted December 9, 2013 by
Penor Rinpoche's Reincarnation Discovered

Penor Rinpoche’s Reincarnation Discovered

from Lamen Kyi-Khyap, Acharya Mitchell M. Levy Office of International Affairs, Shambhala International We would like to inform you of the discovery of Penor Rinpoche’s Yangsi (reincarnation). He was discovered through a prophecy letter written by His Holiness Jadrel Rinpoche. The Yangsi was born in Tibet, near Lhasa, ... continue
Posted December 7, 2013 by
Clouds of Basic Goodness

Clouds of Basic Goodness – HIGHLIGHT

, Redding, California 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. In Shambhala, we embody the tradition, practice and lineage of ... continue
Posted December 7, 2013 by

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