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May 19
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Peace Now!

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Preparations for a symposium with the Sakyong in Vienna

by Michael Anderson

Taste might be the word best attributable to a Viennese evening of food, drink, and cultural performance. That was indeed the case on the evening of May 5th, as local sangha and guests of the Vienna Shambhala Center came together for a fundraiser in support of the upcoming Symposium, Peace Now: Creating Peace in Difficult Times. The symposium, to be held September 15th – 17th, 2017 at the Austria Center Vienna, will feature Saykong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharyas Arawana Hayashi and Susan Chapman, as well as the founder of the Economy of Common Good in Austria, Christian Felber. We will also be offering a host of additional European speakers and workshops focusing on ways to create peace across many sectors of society, from working with refugee populations and domestic violence, to education and economics. Continue…

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Mindfulness Isn't a Trend, It's a Movement

Mindfulness Isn’t a Trend, It’s a Movement – HIGHLIGHT

guest article by Lodro Rinzler originally published on the Huffington Post I helped organize a Buddhist youth conference in 2003. Two hundred young meditators from around the world came together hoping to learn the secrets of life from the head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. ... continue
Posted June 21, 2014 by
Rites of Passage Camping Trip at Vajrapani Institute

Rites of Passage Camping Trip at Vajrapani Institute – HIGHLIGHT

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Posted June 18, 2014 by
Turning Towards Conflict...

Turning Towards Conflict… – HIGHLIGHT

…with Fearless Compassion article by Ann McKnight Later this month, at the end of June, the Washington DC Shambhala Center will join with the Baltimore Shambhala Center to present a weekend workshop on Restorative Circles, a powerful process for working with conflict or trauma. Ann McKnight will lead ... continue
Posted June 13, 2014 by
The Meditating Practitioner

The Meditating Practitioner – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Greg Wolk, Seattle, WA About two years ago after returning from travels as Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s attendant, I hung out my own shingle as a solo attorney with equal parts excitement and trepidation. I decided to take advantage of a service provided through ... continue
Posted June 6, 2014 by
Face to Face in Atlanta

Face to Face in Atlanta – HIGHLIGHT

Irene MorinCOLUMN: In Everyday Life by Nicole Carlson The Atlanta Shambhala Center has been conducting “Face to Face” interviews with their community members. This one focuses on Irene Morin. Irene has been coming to the Shambhala Center for 7 years, after moving to Atlanta from Baltimore. Upon moving, she ... continue
Posted June 4, 2014 by
What Is A Shastri?

What Is A Shastri? – HIGHLIGHT

Shastri Ben Hinesby Shastri Ben Hines, Seattle, WA When you come to the Seattle Shambhala Center, you soon encounter a term never heard in the West until recently: shastri. It reflects a role and responsibilities conferred by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, spiritual leader of Shambhala, on certain senior ... continue
Posted June 2, 2014 by
An Intimate Death

An Intimate Death – HIGHLIGHT

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Posted May 25, 2014 by
On Regret and Reconciliation

On Regret and Reconciliation – HIGHLIGHT

Letting go,COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society A Personal Reflection by David Whitehorn In an interview a few years before his recent unexpected death at age 77, the masterful Canadian writer Alistair MacLeod, when asked whether he had any regrets in life, answered with an immediate, “No, I wouldn’t change ... continue
Posted May 21, 2014 by
Six Principles of Leadership

Six Principles of Leadership – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture by Allison Pepper, New York City Over the weekend of November 8th through 10th, the Shambhala Center of New York was honored to host Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and share his teachings on gathering goodness. The Sakyong spoke three times: on Friday night, in a ... continue
Posted May 19, 2014 by
Setting up a Home Shrine

Setting up a Home Shrine – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Good Practice by Sumner Bradley, long time employee at Samadhi Cushions To begin with, if you don’t have a shrine, that’s fine. You want to have a space that’s clean, uncluttered, and uplifted. Having dirty socks or old magazines lying around is a distraction and a weight ... continue
Posted May 10, 2014 by alexandra_kalinine
Pilgrimage Food

Pilgrimage Food – HIGHLIGHT

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Posted April 30, 2014 by
Reflections about Aging in Shambhala

Reflections about Aging in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Aging in Enlightened Society by Ann Cason Cyrus Crane was a community member, an early student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. He was already 69 years old when he started practicing meditation. Back in the late 1970’s, after an early Shambhala Training retreat, he asked, “Well, how am ... continue
Posted April 28, 2014 by
The Old House

The Old House – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture This series of articles is brought to you by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. We hope that these offerings will bring fresh perspectives on living our principles, invoking drala and enriching culture in our homes, centers and communities. If you have ... continue
Posted April 26, 2014 by
Regard all Dharmas as Dreams

Regard all Dharmas as Dreams – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Good Practice by Gordon Shotwell, Toronto, ON As long as I can remember my family had a set of lojong cards on our mantelpiece. I remember reading “Don’t transfer the ox’s load to the cow” and “Regard all dharmas as dreams” as I walked by without the ... continue
Posted April 9, 2014 by
Waking the Sleeping Giant

Waking the Sleeping Giant – HIGHLIGHT

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Posted April 8, 2014 by

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