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Feb 03
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Heart to Heart Writing

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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 workshop is not: It’s not about grammar, style, structure, syntax, metaphor, word choice, or the pros and cons of the Oxford comma. Important as all of this may be, it’s not what interests me today. Continue…

Entries filed under Arts and Poetry


Windhorse Poem from Jampa Pawo

Windhorse Poem from Jampa Pawo – HIGHLIGHT

Kyango Karkar: The Windhorse Song poem and drawing by Jampa Pawo 2.28.16 To Kyango Karkar, the supreme windhorse, I offer this praise and invocation. Blessed by the smoke of juniper incense, Appear and grant us your inspiration! Your eyes beam a rainbow of five colors. Your perky ears resemble Bodhi leaves. Your pink tongue shines ... continue
Posted April 16, 2016 by CGH
Poetry Space -- Spring 2016

Poetry Space — Spring 2016 – HIGHLIGHT

After a couple of special projects, we’re delighted to return to publishing work that’s been submitted by the readers of Poetry Space. This also means that we’re back in the business of soliciting new work. If you submitted to Poetry Space over the winter, your submissions ... continue
Posted April 14, 2016 by
Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition

Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition – HIGHLIGHT

The theme of this year’s Shambhala Day poetry contest was The Shambhala Lineage manifesting in the world today, and we received many entries from around the world, each a unique expression of the theme. But one entry touched us all deeply, so deeply that despite the ... continue
Posted March 17, 2016 by
2016 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest

2016 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest – HIGHLIGHT

This is the third year that Poetry Space has had the privilege of coordinating the annual Shambhala Day Poetry Contest. Sadly, it’s also the first time that we blew it, failing to get the winning entry to the Office of the Sakyong in time for inclusion ... continue
Posted February 20, 2016 by
Blood Moon Doha

Blood Moon Doha – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Poetry Space curated by the Shambhala Times Poetry Space Editorial Board led by Jeff Fink While we’re finishing up a forthcoming piece of reader submissions, here’s an unusual entry.   Last fall, we hosted a Level 2 Shambhala training here in Salt Lake led by Shelley Pierce of Seattle. ... continue
Posted January 20, 2016 by CGH
Shambhala Day Poetry Contest

Shambhala Day Poetry Contest

The Kalapa Court and the Office of Culture and Decorum are pleased to announce this year’s Shambhala Day Poetry Contest. With the blessings of the Sakyong, in celebration of the approaching Year of the Fire Monkey, the theme for this short poetry contest is “The Shambhala Lineage ... continue
Posted January 12, 2016 by David_Brown
Queen Seon Duk of Silla

Queen Seon Duk of Silla

a review by Jay Lippman Korean royal crown In our search for worthwhile television viewing, my wife and I have wandered in many directions and genres from Hollywood to Bollywood, rarely finding anything truly memorable. But now I have discovered a television show so enjoyable that I am ... continue
Posted November 2, 2015 by
Social Presencing Theater

Social Presencing Theater – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhala Art Form for Social Change A Look at the Training Offered by Acharya Arawana Hayashi article by Maria Patten with Shastri Sandra Ladley This conversation addresses applications of Shambhala Art in social change work today. “Arawana’s work carried a deep meaning for me and the way I ... continue
Posted July 27, 2015 by Dan
A Sacred Journey to Goa, India

A Sacred Journey to Goa, India – HIGHLIGHT

Harish Rao, Whitney Hall & Melinda Rothouse – GoaCOLUMN: Celebrating the Arts article and photos by Melinda Rothouse In March of 2015 I had the opportunity to travel to Goa, India, with two Shambhala friends, Whitney Hall from Austin, and Harish Rao from Los Angeles. I met Harish, ... continue
Posted July 8, 2015 by
Early Summer Musings

Early Summer Musings – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Poetry Space curated by the Shambhala Times Poetry Space Editorial Board led by Jeff Fink Now that summer has made its appearance across the land (at least here in the Northern hemisphere,) we’re delighted to offer this edition of Poetry Space. Summer is a slow time for us ... continue
Posted June 27, 2015 by
Tweeting Guru Yoga

Tweeting Guru Yoga

Joe Schoech shares a tweet on this auspicious day. me irl pic.twitter.com/nv7tJZrKUI — brøseph (@on3ness) April 4, 2015 continue
Posted April 4, 2015 by
Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin

Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin – HIGHLIGHT

March is Shambhala Arts month, and the Shambhala Times is celebrating with articles from community members about creative expression. Today’s submission comes from Melinda Rothouse on the Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin, Texas. by Melinda Rothouse Photo by Kent Samuelson Over the last month, the Dougherty Arts Center, run ... continue
Posted March 31, 2015 by Dan
Blue and Gray, Sea and Fog

Blue and Gray, Sea and Fog – HIGHLIGHT

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).  “Tomorrow we will have a nice last walk on the beach,” I think and try to reconcile ... continue
Posted March 29, 2015 by Dan
Bandit Soup: A Recipe for Love, Courage and Songwriting

Bandit Soup: A Recipe for Love, Courage and Songwriting – HIGHLIGHT

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
Posted March 22, 2015 by Dan
A Shambhala Day Poem

A Shambhala Day Poem – HIGHLIGHT

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
Posted March 15, 2015 by Dan

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