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Becoming a Bodhisattva

Becoming a Bodhisattva – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche At the core of the Mahayana Buddhist teachings is the crown jewel of bodhichitta. This is the supreme thought, the highest possible concept that the mind can generate. Bodhichitta is the intention to bring all sentient beings to enlightenment. The ... continue
Posted April 13, 2015 by
A Waste of Time

A Waste of Time – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life guest article by Acharya Michael Greenleaf originally published on Samadhi Cushions The $600/hour litigator is wearing a custom suit. A smart dresser, and if it helps to paint a picture, yes, he’s from Brooklyn. Nothing much gets by this savvy fellow. He’s talking to me. ... continue
Posted April 12, 2015 by
Global corporations helping rebuild Tibet ….. really!

Global corporations helping rebuild Tibet ….. really! – HIGHLIGHT

by Mark Curtin Being a Shambhalian employed by a corporation is not always easy. It is almost predictable in meeting new people within the sangha to receive suspicious or somewhat appalling looks when answering the question, “So what do you do as a career?” This is not ... continue
Posted April 11, 2015 by
Shambhala Royal Family Welcomes Their Third Child!

Shambhala Royal Family Welcomes Their Third Child!

The Sakyong Wangmo of Shambhala gave birth to her third daughter at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax this morning at 4:49 a.m. local time. “With her usual dignity and strength, The Sakyong Wangmo, Khandro Tseyang gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl. Mother, father, ... continue
Posted April 10, 2015 by David_Brown
A Lioness of Africa

A Lioness of Africa – HIGHLIGHT

Janet Shaw Sangha Profile: Janet Shaw The startup story of a social entrepreneur and her Zulu Beadwork Project article by Melanie Hawken originally published here and picked up by the Shambhala Times because we were planning to feature a story about Shambhalian Janet Shaw anyway! A social entrepreneur creates a Zulu ... continue
Posted April 10, 2015 by
Yarne: The Heart of Gampo Abbey

Yarne: The Heart of Gampo Abbey – HIGHLIGHT

by Emma Cataford, temporary monastic and Loden Nyima, Head of Education at Gampo Abbey The community at Gampo Abbey ushered in 2015 by starting their annual winter retreat, called Yarne. Entering the retreat involves formally committing to remain within both the physical boundaries of the land as well ... continue
Posted April 8, 2015 by Dan
Warrior Tribute: Fay Octavia Elliott

Warrior Tribute: Fay Octavia Elliott – HIGHLIGHT

by Nathan Railla “My prayer is that when it comes my time to die, because I am walking the bodhisattva chaplain path focused on love in the form of two-fold Bodhichitta, my practice, and engagement with the suffering of the world, I will die with no regrets.” ... continue
Posted April 6, 2015 by Dan
A Turning Point

A Turning Point – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Radical Compassion Shambhala Times Exclusive Interview with Lama Tsultrim Allione and commemoration of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche   conducted by Cameron Wenaus of retreat.guru and Sarah Lipton, Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times transcribed by Emma Sartwell, Shambhala Times Volunteer written by Ani Dawa Chotso, Shambhala Times Volunteer     Aha Moment: a moment of sudden ... continue
Posted April 5, 2015 by
Tweeting Guru Yoga

Tweeting Guru Yoga

Joe Schoech shares a tweet on this auspicious day. me irl pic.twitter.com/nv7tJZrKUI — brøseph (@on3ness) April 4, 2015 continue
Posted April 4, 2015 by
Ordinary Magic

Ordinary Magic – HIGHLIGHT

April 4 is Parinirvana Day, the day when we commemorate the passing of  Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This piece by Frank Ryan of Boston shares a personal memory of Trungpa Rinpoche and the Sixteenth Karmapa. The Seventeenth Karma is currently on a tour of North America.  by Frank Ryan Among the vast wealth ... continue
Posted April 4, 2015 by Dan
Festivities at Surmang

Festivities at Surmang – HIGHLIGHT

The winter is a special time for practice at Surmang Dutsi Til, the monastic seat of the Trungpa Tulku lineage in eastern Tibet, particularly after Losar or the Tibetan new year. The Konchok Foundation is delighted to share photographs from the annual Chakrasamvara dance and from the ... continue
Posted April 3, 2015 by Dan
Reoch Celebrates at Theme Parks

Reoch Celebrates at Theme Parks – HIGHLIGHT

Report by Shambhala Times Editorial Staff When asked after he took his Presidential Retirement Oath what he was going to do now, Shambhala’s former President Richard Reoch jokingly gave the cliché response, “I’m going to Disney World!” It turns out he wasn’t joking. Mr. Reoch took a ... continue
Posted April 1, 2015 by Dan
Sakyong to Test Acharyas' Physical Prowess, Strength, and Durability

Sakyong to Test Acharyas’ Physical Prowess, Strength, and Durability – HIGHLIGHT

Report by Shambhala Times Editorial Staff Acharya Noel McLellan with his fencing trainer Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche announced on Monday that he will put his acharyas through a rigorous series of physical fitness competitions at this year’s Acharya Retreat. The Sakyong said in the announcement, “It has been three years since I ... continue
Posted April 1, 2015 by Dan


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