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Shambhala Day 2017

Shambhala Day 2017 – HIGHLIGHT

Cheerful Shambhala Day from everyone at the Shambhala Times! continue
Posted February 27, 2017 by CGH
New Orleans Event

New Orleans Event – HIGHLIGHT

A collaborative group comes together to host Shambhala programming in New Orleans–and beyond! An interview with group member and Ziji Collective participant Fred Meyer. by Carol Henderson Shambhala Times: I’m curious about how all of this came about, so maybe you could start by sharing how your working ... continue
Posted February 25, 2017 by CGH
Drala Encampment, Earth and Space

Drala Encampment, Earth and Space – HIGHLIGHT

In our final story on this Dorje Kasung encampment, we get a glimpse into a special part of the practice: skirmish, a mock battle that provides insight into each warrior’s state of mind under pressure by Harrison Holmes Earth Skirmish: Before the mock battle begins we are sent out into ... continue
Posted February 23, 2017 by CGH
Drala Encampment, Wind and Fire

Drala Encampment, Wind and Fire – HIGHLIGHT

We continue following the adventures of Drala Regional Encampment, in part two of a multi-part series on this event by Harrison Holmes On day three, rain is replaced by wind. Setting about our activities, we dig holes, chop wood, repair tents, and arrange the shrine room. Throughout, we never ... continue
Posted February 21, 2017 by CGH
Halifax Hosts Trust Meeting

Halifax Hosts Trust Meeting – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Trust met in Halifax to consider a variety of proposals for funding by Ginny Evans It had been far too long since the Shambhala Trust last met in Halifax, and once we had the experience, all of us were asking ourselves why it had been such ... continue
Posted February 19, 2017 by CGH
The Dorje Kasung and the Mamos

The Dorje Kasung and the Mamos – HIGHLIGHT

As we enter Dön Season, an exploration of how this time of year relates to a major Shambhalian service organization, the Dorje Kasung by Darryl Burnham, Kadö,  Dorje is a Tibetan word that means indestructible or diamond-like, and Kasung refers to a command (Ka) that is protected by wakefulness. So ... continue
Posted February 17, 2017 by CGH
Drala Regional Encampment

Drala Regional Encampment – HIGHLIGHT

Members of the Dorje Kasung gather for fellowship and practice; the forms and precision of military life allow for alert relaxation, tender wakefulness by Harrison Holmes Day One: Water We arrived at Drala Point just as Hurricane Mathew was making its way up the coast. Quickly setting up camp ... continue
Posted February 15, 2017 by CGH
Proclaiming Humanity's Goodness

Proclaiming Humanity’s Goodness – HIGHLIGHT

by Michelle Munro On February 3-5th we had the pleasure of hosting the Sakyong at the Halifax Shambhala Centre, where he led a program titled “Proclaiming Humanity’s Goodness: Shambhala Meditation.” As a Centre we are always delighted to have Rinpoche be with us and teach us. Leading up ... continue
Posted February 13, 2017 by CGH
Inspired to Engage

Inspired to Engage – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhalian’s Experience of the Women’s March in Los Angeles by Allison Conant Just as in over 670 cities and towns across the globe, Los Angeles held a women’s march. It was the biggest civil demonstration in the history of the city. The Shambhala Center of Los Angeles ... continue
Posted February 11, 2017 by CGH
Letter of Affirmation

Letter of Affirmation – HIGHLIGHT

An open letter from leaders of the Northern California Shambhala community, sharing a statement about recent events. Through studying the Shambhala teachings, we learn that humanity and human society as basically good. Through the practice of meditation, we can experience that basic goodness, gain confidence in it, ... continue
Posted February 9, 2017 by CGH
Celebrating Candlin

Celebrating Candlin – HIGHLIGHT

Candlin Dobbs leaves her post with the Shambhala Database, moving into a well-earned retirement by John David Smith Candlin worked for Shambhala for about eleven years, making many contributions. Initially, she was hired to head the Shambhala Database (SDB) implementation project, to call each North American center and ... continue
Posted February 7, 2017 by CGH
Challenges and Inspiration

Challenges and Inspiration – HIGHLIGHT

Expanding commitment to accessibility at Shambhala’s land centers by Stefan Carmien Our community has always been aware of the challenges that some of us have faced. A few of you long-time members may recall helping a fellow practitioner up the stairs of the Boulder center at 1111 Pearl ... continue
Posted February 5, 2017 by CGH
Heart to Heart Writing

Heart to Heart Writing – HIGHLIGHT

Meditators gather in Palm Beach, Florida to explore writing as contemplative practice by Tunde Nemeth I’m so excited to be back at the Palm Beach Shambhala Centre after a summer in the Great White North, and even more excited to be doing contemplative writing again. What a contemplative writing ... continue
Posted February 3, 2017 by CGH
Condolences

Condolences

The effects of the tragic attack in the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec on Sunday are being felt throughout the world. As the Premier of Québec said “Not just the Muslim community, it’s not just the people of Quebec. Everyone is suffering from this.” ... continue
Posted February 2, 2017 by David_Brown
Comprender la estación de döns

Comprender la estación de döns

por Russell Rodgers Hay un período antes del año nuevo tibetano a finales del invierno y principios de la primavera, según la tradición budista tibetana, en el que fructifica el karma acumulado y surgen los obstáculos sociales. Este año haremos la Práctica de las mamos entre el ... continue
Posted February 2, 2017 by luz_rodriguez


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