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Message from the Sakyong regarding fire at SMC

Message from the Sakyong regarding fire at SMC – HIGHLIGHT

To the Shambhala Community, The Sakyong Wangmo and I have been staying informed of the situation at Shambhala Mountain Center. We began practicing as soon as we heard of the dangers and have received many supplications from students to hold Shambhala Mountain Center in our prayers. Shambhala Mountain ... continue
Posted September 29, 2020 by Ashley_Dinges
Board Letter Regarding SMC Wildfire

Board Letter Regarding SMC Wildfire – HIGHLIGHT

To the Shambhala Community – As many of you know, last night, the Cameron Peak wildfire expanded onto the Shambhala Mountain Center (SMC) land.  SMC Director Michael Gayner is working with local authorities to assess current damage and communicate out to the sangha, and the Shambhala Board ... continue
Posted September 27, 2020 by Ashley_Dinges
Letter from the Druk Sakyong Wangmo regarding SMC Wildfire

Letter from the Druk Sakyong Wangmo regarding SMC Wildfire – HIGHLIGHT

To the Noble Sangha, I am writing today with a heavy heart, feeling so much sorrow, knowing that fire has burned across our beloved Shambhala Mountain Center.  We do not yet know the extent of the damage, but clearly this is a devastating event. We’ve experienced many ... continue
Posted September 27, 2020 by Ashley_Dinges
Climate Warriors: Move to Karme Choling

Climate Warriors: Move to Karme Choling – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Adam Bixby on Unsplash By Mike de Give Karme Choling announced in April a fundamental shift in how it operates. Instead of depending on programs as its main source of funding, KCL is inviting people to live on the land and form a new community of ... continue
Posted September 26, 2020 by archives-staff
One Madder Woman, by Dede Crane

One Madder Woman, by Dede Crane – HIGHLIGHT

Long time sangha member, Dede Crane, has a new book out! “These madmen — and one madder woman — paint as if suffering seizures! One cannot make heads or tails of the work without taking ten paces back.” From the author: One Madder Woman is an historical novel set ... continue
Posted September 22, 2020 by archives-staff
A Nourishing Harvest of Peace Gathering

A Nourishing Harvest of Peace Gathering – HIGHLIGHT

Harvest of Peace is one of four annual Nyida Day celebrations in Shambhala culture. Each of these holidays mark the changing of the seasons, hence the name Nyida Day (Nyi = sun and Da = moon).  This seasonal transition, the autumn equinox in the northern hemisphere ... continue
Posted September 21, 2020 by archives-staff
Preparing to Die by Andrew Holocek

Preparing to Die by Andrew Holocek – HIGHLIGHT

Reviewed by Christine Heming Recently several books have appeared written by well-regarded teachers on the Tibetan Buddhist approach to death and dying.  These add to a growing collection of teachings, practices and guidance for the dying and for their caregivers. One might ask if we need yet ... continue
Posted September 18, 2020 by archives-staff
Mudra: A Tool for Chaos

Mudra: A Tool for Chaos – HIGHLIGHT

By Craig Warren Smith “Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news…Chaos is the great space of emptiness that occurs before genesis. … This space provides an opportunity to reconnect with what lies under the chaos and negativity — inherent awakened nature. Another way chaos is good ... continue
Posted September 11, 2020 by archives-staff
Touching the Earth—September 2020 Newsletter

Touching the Earth—September 2020 Newsletter – HIGHLIGHT

Eleventh Hour Calling An article by Emily Takahashi We have been telling people that this is the Eleventh Hour Now we must go back and tell the people this is the HOUR. On December 11, 2018, Marybeth Downing of Boulder, Colorado traveled to the steps of the state capitol in ... continue
Posted September 9, 2020 by archives-staff
Thank You for Building Karmê Chöling—Now Help Us Celebrate

Thank You for Building Karmê Chöling—Now Help Us Celebrate – HIGHLIGHT

Karmê Chöling, from the photo archive By Mike De Give Since Shambhala Day, there have been photos from the archives hanging on the walls here at Karme Choling. In the silence before the gong each morning, sometimes I’ll pick one out and study the grainy faces of sangha ... continue
Posted September 4, 2020 by archives-staff
What is Ulab 2020 and how might it be useful to Shambhala?

What is Ulab 2020 and how might it be useful to Shambhala? – HIGHLIGHT

By Christopher St. John In September 2019, at the invitation of the Shambhala Process Team and the Shambhala Board, about 400 Shambhala members joined the course in social transformational leadership called u.lab: Leading From the Emerging Future.  This course is free, and is based on the work of Otto ... continue
Posted September 1, 2020 by archives-staff


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