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Mar 29
Sunday

Blue and Gray, Sea and Fog

Filed underArts and Poetry

March is Shambhala Arts month, and the Shambhala Times is celebrating with articles from community members about creative expression. Today’s submission comes from Miksang teacher Hiltrud Enders of Dusseldorf, Germany (Translated by Susanne Lück). 

dsc00605“Tomorrow we will have a nice last walk on the beach,” I think and try to reconcile with our all-too-soon journey home. Recreation has just begun to work. There have been many hours outside, far away from the computer. There have been marches through the sand making our heads empty, our conversation airy, our words few. The sea is calm these days. The sunny, windless weather lets us feel the spring as early as February. Again and again I stop, collecting shades of blue. Continue…

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Becoming Who We Want to Be: Toronto Shambhala
Becoming Who We Want to Be: Toronto Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 03.28.15
COLUMN: Shambhala on the Move by Margaret May This is part one in a two-part series on the transformation of the Toronto Shambhala Center.  November 2012: Wendy Friedman (Director of Shambhala Culture and Decorum) and David Mukpo (Kusung Commander for the Dorje Kasung) are in town to lead an experiential ...continue
The Rabbi's Gifts
The Rabbi’s Gifts – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 03.27.15
COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by Jackie Roberts Reb Zalman and Sara Davidson discussing “the December project” ( from www.saradavidson.com) In 2002, I moved back to my native home of Denver to assist my elderly parents who were in their 80s.  Mostly a dutiful daughter, I had stayed in ...continue
Jetsun Yudra Celebrates Her 2nd Birthday
Jetsun Yudra Celebrates Her 2nd Birthday – HIGHLIGHT
5 responses - Posted 03.26.15
Photo by Benny Fong by Ian Bascetta, Continuity Kusung On a sunny and slightly frozen Saturday afternoon, Jetsun Yudra celebrated her second birthday with a festive and cheerful gathering at the Kalapa Court in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Just before the celebrations began, the Sakyong bestowed birthday blessings upon ...continue
Local, Healthy Fare at Windhorse Retreat Center
Local, Healthy Fare at Windhorse Retreat Center – HIGHLIGHT
10 responses - Posted 03.25.15
COLUMN: KITCHEN WISDOM by Lisa Harris, Column Co-Host Sue Firer is the manager of Windhorse Retreat Center, the only Shambhala land center in the Midwest. She is likely to be in the kitchen cooking up healthy fare for all of the participants during programs and retreats. I recently ...continue
The Koan of Basic Goodness
The Koan of Basic Goodness – HIGHLIGHT
5 responses - Posted 03.23.15
COLUMN: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull Photos courtesy of Maxine Sidran and Joey Johannsen  Dispatches from the Front Lines is a bimonthly column initiated by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull of Cape Town, South Africa. It’s intended to open up dialog concerning the conflicts dogging Shambhala groups and centers all ...continue
Bandit Soup: A Recipe for Love, Courage and Songwriting
Bandit Soup: A Recipe for Love, Courage and Songwriting – HIGHLIGHT
4 responses - Posted 03.22.15
March is Shambhala Arts month, and the Shambhala Times is celebrating with articles from community members about creative expression. Today’s submission comes from Bill Bothwell as he discusses his journey as a musician and student of the Shambhala dharma. So I am a musician again! Even I want to know ...continue
Jump the Gun
Jump the Gun – HIGHLIGHT
6 responses - Posted 03.21.15
by Dan Peterson, Kadö Desung Care and Conduct Officer I turned on the AM radio while driving and was hooked. There was a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School and five students were dead. The school was on lock-down and First Responders were on the scene, as well as local ...continue
A Shambhala Day Poem
A Shambhala Day Poem – HIGHLIGHT
4 responses - Posted 03.15.15
by Reed Bye This poem was presented to the Boulder Community after the Sadhana of Mahamudra on Shambhala Day, on the occasion of our good-bye celebration for Ulrike Halpern, our outgoing Center Director.   continue
Midwinter Haiku Contest Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions
Midwinter Haiku Contest Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions – HIGHLIGHT
5 responses - Posted 03.14.15
Midwinter Haiku Contest Semifinalists and Honorable Mentions (in Order of Selection) While it may seem that the snow will never stop in Boston, or begin again in the mountains of the west, winter will, presumably, move gradually into Spring. Before that happens, here are the remaining haiku ...continue
Once for a Lifetime
Once for a Lifetime – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 03.08.15
On Temporary Monastic Ordination by Gelong Loden Nyima, Head of Practice and Education at Gampo Abbey Edited by Emma Cataford, Temporary Monastic at Gampo Abbey Photographs by Thubten Tingdzen and Adrian Thalasinos Haley The Shambhala monastic community Someone once asked one of the great monastics and teachers of the Tibetan community ...continue
Horsemanship Dharma
Horsemanship Dharma – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 03.05.15
by Katharine Locke Katharine and Lochinvar Training the horse is training the mind: training it to be present, to be kind, to recognize the everyday wisdom in the actions of the horse, to find the simple way, to formulate clear questions for the horse, and to listen closely ...continue
Albuquerque: New Center, Old Town
Albuquerque: New Center, Old Town – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 03.02.15
COLUMN: Shambhala On the Move by Janice Convery It’s a blustery day here in Albuquerque, New Mexico—rare, but not unwelcome. Cold air has replaced heat, and heart-shaped leaves from shedding cottonwood trees spiral throughout the land, touching most everyone who lives here. I imagine each perfect, dried leaf as ...continue
New York Celebrates Shambhala Day in Style
New York Celebrates Shambhala Day in Style – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 02.27.15
Another Shambhala Day Around the Mandala feature celebrating the Year of the Wood Sheep in the community! Celestina Leon, Jessica Rothschuh, Christian Florez by Shambhala New York staff Photographs by Andrea Reese On Saturday, February 21, 2015 the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York City hosted a Shambhala Ball gala ...continue
An Audacious Aging Salon
An Audacious Aging Salon – HIGHLIGHT
2 responses - Posted 02.25.15
COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by David Whitehorn Audacious: intrepidly daring; adventurous. Aging: the process of growing old. Salon: a gathering to entertain and inform through conversation. Five years ago, twelve friends, all in their 60s, began meeting to share the experience of growing older. We have come to ...continue


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