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May 27
Wednesday

Bringing the Shambhala Principle to Prison: Part 2

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refuge vowThe Prison Outreach Affinity Circle was started by Trime Persinger in 2013. On March 10, 2014, a conversation was hosted by Richard Reoch and Adela Sandness The conversation was recorded and transcribed following which the transcript was edited and divided into three parts. Following is Part Two of Three. Click here to read Part One.

Conversation participants: Shastri Henry Chapin, Kate Crisp, Acharya Fleet Maull, Margot Neuman, Trime Persinger, Nealy Zimmermann (Circle Facilitator), Cara Thornley

Part II:  “It is critical to see the basic goodness in the whole thing (prison system): to see the basic goodness in the prisoners, to see the basic goodness in the correctional officers, and to see the basic goodness in the system itself.”   Continue…

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no responses - Posted 05.25.15
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Graceful Appearance – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 05.24.15
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Himalayan Medical Foundation – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 05.20.15
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Speak Up Chicago
Speak Up Chicago
1 response - Posted 05.16.15
Eye Witness Report Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Visits Chicago article by Janet Hasz photos by BhhStudios Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is sitting on his throne before 140 Shambhalians in chairs. It’s Friday night, May 8th, in Chicago. The air in the shrine room crackles with energy. Six young people quietly take their ...continue
The Dance of Fear
The Dance of Fear – HIGHLIGHT
3 responses - Posted 05.15.15
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Twentieth Anniversary of the Sakyong's Enthronement
Twentieth Anniversary of the Sakyong’s Enthronement – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 05.14.15
The Enthronement of Sakyong Mipham, photo © Marvin MooreToday marks the twentieth anniversary of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s enthronement as Sakyong. To honor the occasion, we are sharing the written proclamation composed by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, both in English and Tibetan, as well as a description ...continue
Exploring Decorum
Exploring Decorum – HIGHLIGHT
8 responses - Posted 05.13.15
COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture by Amanda Hester Adjutant, Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum The word decorum, particularly within the context of Shambhala culture, has to do with dignity and trust. Early on in one’s engagement with Shambhala there is an encouragement to act and carry oneself, to present ...continue
Book Review: Mindfulness in Action
Book Review: Mindfulness in Action – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 05.11.15
by Shambhala Times Editorial Staff Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself Through Friendliness and Everyday Awareness (Shambhala Publications, 2015) is the newest in a series of books based on talks by Chogyam Trungpa, edited by Carolyn Rose Gimian. Other books that Ms. Gimian has compiled include ...continue
Compassion in Action: The Journey of Medical School
Compassion in Action: The Journey of Medical School – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 05.06.15
photo credit: stethoscope via photopin (license)COLUMN: In Everyday Life Sarah Kimball of Boston entered into the Shambhala community in 2007, just before beginning medical school at Harvard. Dan Glenn of the Shambhala Times spoke with Sarah about her experience of going through her training while trying to ...continue
Méditation: 10 raisons de NE PAS pratiquer
Méditation: 10 raisons de NE PAS pratiquer
no responses - Posted 05.05.15
La pratique correcte… vue autrement ! Par Acharya Michael Greenleaf première publication de cet article dans Samadhi Cushions Ces jours-ci, tout le monde parle des raisons de pratiquer la pleine conscience. Et qu’en est-il des raisons pour lesquelles la méditation est une mauvaise idée ? D’après ma propre expérience, voici 10 ...continue
A Call for Mental Illness Support Group
A Call for Mental Illness Support Group
4 responses - Posted 05.03.15
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An Interview with Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss
An Interview with Machen Corps Commander Michael Weiss – HIGHLIGHT
3 responses - Posted 05.03.15
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Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work
Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 05.02.15
by Jayne Sutton, Shambhala Times Correspondent David with his son Nyima at the Halifax awards ceremony Early April brought quite an exciting week to David Wimberly, a St. Margaret’s Bay Shambhalian and ardent activist in Nova Scotia for decades. He was honored by both the Province and ...continue
Bringing the Shambhala Principle to Prison
Bringing the Shambhala Principle to Prison – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 05.01.15
The Prison Outreach Affinity Circle was started by Trime Persinger in 2013. The group had its first conference call in September of that year. Our main focus is to explore how our work in corrections is benefited by applying the Shambhala Principle to it. One benefit we felt was the ...continue


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