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Inspiration and Money

Inspiration and Money – HIGHLIGHT

miksang image by Charles BlackhallCOLUMN: Shambhala Economics Welcome to Shambhala Economics, a column in the Shambhala Times where we publish articles on uplifted ways to view and engage in the economic side of life. Layth Matthews who is a long time student of Shambhala Buddhism and author ... continue
Posted August 31, 2015 by
Movin' and Shakin'

Movin’ and Shakin’ – HIGHLIGHT

Asheville, NCCOLUMN: Shambhala on the Move A summary of recent moves and renovations occurring across the Shambhala mandala. Did we miss your Center? Let us know! Asheville, North Carolina We are at our new location in Reynolds Village! The address is 60 North Merrimon Ave, #113. This location was ... continue
Posted August 29, 2015 by Dan
Formally Celebrating Jetsun Dzedron’s Birth

Formally Celebrating Jetsun Dzedron’s Birth – HIGHLIGHT

Update from the Kalapa Court article by Sarah Sutherland, Private Secretary to the Sakyong Wangmo photos by Mike Levy Princess Jetsun Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo was formally welcomed into the Shambhala community during a lovely outdoor evening celebration at the Kalapa Court last week. On behalf of the ... continue
Posted August 28, 2015 by
Can Home Cooking Restore Enlightened Society?

Can Home Cooking Restore Enlightened Society? – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Marcella Friel, Crestone, Colorado “Internal drala also comes out of making a proper relationship to food…. You can take the time to plan good, nutritious meals, and you can enjoy cooking your food, eating it, and then cleaning up and putting the leftovers ... continue
Posted August 26, 2015 by
Seeking New Director for Dorje Denma Ling

Seeking New Director for Dorje Denma Ling

Shambhala is seeking a new Executive Director for Dorje Denma Ling, our retreat center in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Would you like to lead a well-supported, debt-free land center? Are you inspired to lead by example, fostering a harmonious, sane, and compassionate society? Do you have confidence ... continue
Posted August 24, 2015 by
Adventures in Doll-Making

Adventures in Doll-Making – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Children and Family Why our Imperfect First Try was a Winner article by Heather Grimes edited by Renée Picard photo courtesy of the author originally published on elephant.com We have no idea when inspiration will strike. It can come like a jolt, or as a slow-percolating notion. The thing is, as ... continue
Posted August 24, 2015 by Dan
Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates 5th Birthday

Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates 5th Birthday – HIGHLIGHT

Card drawn by Jetsun Drukmo’s little sister Jetsun YudraUpdate from the Kalapa Court – re-posted with photos! article by Kelly MacLean photos by Ian Bascetta On a sunny August afternoon, Jetsun Drukmo’s friends and admirers gathered at the Kalapa Court in Boulder to celebrate her fifth birthday. To kick off ... continue
Posted August 24, 2015 by Dan
100 Acres at a Time

100 Acres at a Time – HIGHLIGHT

The heronry that started it allPaul and Cathy Keddy of Ontario Receive a Conservation Award Buddhist and Shambhala liturgies make many references to caring for other sentient beings. But how do we put such aspirations into practice? The world is full of sentient beings, the vast majority ... continue
Posted August 23, 2015 by

Explorers – HIGHLIGHT

Family Camp and Rites of Passage held at Karme Choling During the 2015 Family Camp at Karme Choling the young teens group, “Explorers” were introduced into the heart of Kasung dharma. Dapon Will Ryken guided the Explorers through the teachings by cultivating the spirit of camaraderie and ... continue
Posted August 22, 2015 by Dan
Being Old at Encampment

Being Old at Encampment – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society Reflections on attending the 2015 Trident Assembly during Magyal Pomra Encampment on the Kasung Encampment Grounds in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia by David Whitehorn Being 73 years old, my first thought, upon seeing an announcement that a three day “Trident Assembly” would be held ... continue
Posted August 21, 2015 by
Child-free in the Modern World

Child-free in the Modern World – HIGHLIGHT

miksangarticle by Crystal Gandrud About a year ago my 10-year-old niece asked me if I was happy without children. I replied in the affirmative, adding, “And I really like spending time with you.” She was pensive for a while and then she said, “I think maybe I ... continue
Posted August 19, 2015 by

Windhorse – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche During hard times, people often ask me for advice. They feel destabilized and scattered. They’re often caught up in examining who they are, what the world is, and how they fit in. They’re questioning their understanding of buddhadharma, as well as their ... continue
Posted August 17, 2015 by Dan
Societal Demons

Societal Demons – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Radical Compassion Shambhala Times Exclusive Interview with Lama Tsultrim Allione 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 J.R. Gilness, Shambhala Times Volunteer It seems daunting to address societal demons when we’ve got enough ... continue
Posted August 14, 2015 by
Contemplating an Empty Nest

Contemplating an Empty Nest – HIGHLIGHT

Colorado Springs Afternoon light through a windowCOLUMN: In Everyday Life article and photos by Elaine Logan I’m at the gas station. It’s been a long day and I have a long drive home ahead of me. I feel sad, the kind of sadness you feel when it seems ... continue
Posted August 12, 2015 by
Arrow Journal Offers Editorial Positions

Arrow Journal Offers Editorial Positions

The Arrow: A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture & Politics, is offering two positions, one a short-term, Assistant Editor internship position, and the second a low frequency but longer-term Associate Editor position. Please read on if you are interested. The Arrow, Assistant Editor The Arrow: A Journal ... continue
Posted August 10, 2015 by David_Brown

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