Home     Contact Us         Log in

All entries filed under this archive


Why Talk About Whiteness?

Why Talk About Whiteness? – HIGHLIGHT

Shifting the culture of Shambhala, deconstructing barriers and experiencing social liberation by members of the White Awareness Council Over the past several months, the Shambhala community has been shaken to its core. There are things that we can see now that we couldn’t see as clearly before, particularly ... continue
Posted September 30, 2018 by CGH
Energy To Go On

Energy To Go On – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhalians at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco by Irene Woodward, Emily Takahashi, and David Takahashi Why we do the work of loving and protecting the earth, of attending to climate change? Certain people, certain situations, certain thoughts–they give us energy to go on. The Global ... continue
Posted September 29, 2018 by CGH

On the Shoulders of Giants

A Harvest of Peace talk on themes of climate change and environmental activism  by David Takahashi First I need to acknowledge that the work we are doing here began quite a while ago.  We are standing on the shoulders of giants.  I have to acknowledge my wife, Emily, ... continue
Posted September 29, 2018 by CGH
More Buried Rivers

More Buried Rivers – HIGHLIGHT

A second excerpt from the book subtitled A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust by Ellen Korman Mains It would be dark when I arrived in Zamość, a place I’d never been and where I knew no one. I didn’t even have a reservation for the night. It wasn’t confidence ... continue
Posted September 26, 2018 by CGH
Buried Rivers

Buried Rivers – HIGHLIGHT

A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust; excerpt from a book  by Ellen Korman Mains The center was called Tail of the Tiger then. When I returned from my second visit, my mother went to the door of my parents’ bedroom and called my father out, like a foot-soldier ... continue
Posted September 24, 2018 by CGH
Harvest of Peace 2018

Harvest of Peace 2018 – HIGHLIGHT

Cheerful Harvest of Peace! From everyone here at the Shambhala Times Every year at the time of each solstice and equinox, Shambhalians around the world gather for what are called Nyida Days, to build community and mark the changing of the seasons. The Harvest of Peace Nyida Day ... continue
Posted September 22, 2018 by CGH
Body, Mind, and Universe

Body, Mind, and Universe – HIGHLIGHT

Musings on the body/mind relationship in a larger context by Larry Barnett A great deal of attention has been paid to the workings of mind, that curiously self-conscious and often self-absorbed entity we take to be who we are in the world. The widely-held presumption is that mind ... continue
Posted September 20, 2018 by CGH
Mindful Education Continued

Mindful Education Continued – HIGHLIGHT

How mindfulness practice relates to the profound work of teaching by Jasmin Stoffer I interviewed my fellow teachers for this article, including an administrator, to see if there were any gaps in what educators know or understand about mindfulness and holism in education. I created a form for them ... continue
Posted September 18, 2018 by CGH
Mindful Education

Mindful Education – HIGHLIGHT

A contemplation of the current state of teaching and learning by Jasmin Stoffer I am an educator. It has been just over 6 years since I started teaching, and I know I still have a lot to learn. My career choice inspires me, frustrates me, encourages me to be ... continue
Posted September 16, 2018 by CGH
No Future Without Forgiveness

No Future Without Forgiveness – HIGHLIGHT

A few thoughts on how and why we can forgive others — and ourselves by Shastri Christine Heming I have been thinking and reading about forgiveness lately. What is it? Where do we find it? How does it come about? A lot has been said about forgiveness, represented in religious and self-help ... continue
Posted September 14, 2018 by CGH
The iPhone and I

The iPhone and I – HIGHLIGHT

Looking at our smart phones through the lens of meditation  by Phil Beatty There is nothing quite like the iPhone. It is the most popular, most essential and most highly praised artifact in our hi-tech world. Actually, though I’m using the term “iPhone,” I actually mean smart phones ... continue
Posted September 12, 2018 by CGH
Wealth of Generosity

Wealth of Generosity – HIGHLIGHT

by Shastri Matthew Lyon Generosity is directly related to a feeling of abundance and confidence in our lives. On an inner level, in meditation practice, we rest the mind in the ground of basic goodness, the primordial confidence in our heart, our true nature. We can notice ... continue
Posted September 10, 2018 by CGH
Intention Behind the Goal

Intention Behind the Goal – HIGHLIGHT

Paying attention to the motivation behind the goals we set by Katey Schultz There are three things I’ve spent decades obsessing about: writing, hiking, and meditation. Recently, it occurred to me that I’ve also spent a lot of time and energy “setting goals” or “trying to do better” ... continue
Posted September 8, 2018 by
Fun and Belonging

Fun and Belonging – HIGHLIGHT

Our experience at Enlightened Society Assembly in Austin, Texas by Aarush and Aarnav Uli, ages 7 and 11   This year my brother and I attended the Enlightened Children’s Program (ECP) at the Austin Shambala Center, led by Shastri Iris Ramos, with volunteers Christian Mitchell, Davis Maynard, and Miya Little. A ... continue
Posted September 6, 2018 by CGH
Warrior Assembly Reflections

Warrior Assembly Reflections – HIGHLIGHT

Dechen Chöling, July 2018 by Michal George Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter. For a further union, a deeper communion In my end is my beginning. — T.S. Eliot I almost didn’t go. A week before my planned departure for France, a massive storm enveloped ... continue
Posted September 4, 2018 by CGH


Website Development by Blue Mandala using Wordpress MU.
All content and source Copyright © 1994-2020. Shambhala International (Vajradhatu), Shambhala, Shambhala Meditation Center, Shambhala Training, Shambhala Center and Way of Shambhala are registered service marks of Shambhala USA
Privacy Policy

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress
Translate »