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Money on the Path

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Using the principles of Shambhala to uplift our finances

by Joanne Martin Braun

Money can be a challenging topic in our lives. It can be even more challenging if we relate to it as if money and livelihood are somehow outside of our spiritual practice. But the Shambhala teachings are meant to inform all parts of our daily lives, from the profound to the practical. And indeed they can be extremely helpful in showing us how to relax and bring wisdom into our finances. Continue…

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Awakening to the Stages of Life

Awakening to the Stages of Life – HIGHLIGHT

Facing up to the trials and transitions that face us all, at every stage of life by Ann Cason  “The clouds pass and the rain does its work, and  all individual beings flow into their forms.”   (from the I Ching) By the year 2030, if you live in ... continue
Posted May 18, 2017 by CGH
Food and Forgiveness, Part 3

Food and Forgiveness, Part 3 – HIGHLIGHT

The third in a series of articles exploring insights about food, healing, and compassion by Marcella Friel “Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.” — Marianne Williamson My client Tammy was making terrific ... continue
Posted May 13, 2017 by CGH
Food and Forgiveness, Part 2

Food and Forgiveness, Part 2 – HIGHLIGHT

The second in a series of articles exploring insights about food, healing, and compassion By Marcella Friel “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — Mahatma Gandhi In the last years of my mother’s life, I was her financial power of attorney, working conscientiously to ... continue
Posted May 11, 2017 by CGH
Food and Forgiveness, Part 1

Food and Forgiveness, Part 1 – HIGHLIGHT

The first in a series of articles exploring insights about food, healing, and compassion by Marcella Friel “It’s only when we alter our eating habits out of love and respect for ourselves that lasting change has any real chance to take root in our lives.” — Katherine Woodward Thomas What ... continue
Posted May 9, 2017 by CGH
The Dharma of Horsemanship

The Dharma of Horsemanship – HIGHLIGHT

Working skillfully with fear, with horses as our mentors by Mary Ann Campbell When we sit to practice meditation, we don’t just walk in the room and sit down. We develop a sense of occasion, we pay attention to our pysical balances and tensions, the quality of our ... continue
Posted May 3, 2017 by CGH
Spring News Roundup

Spring News Roundup – HIGHLIGHT

A collection of short news updates from around the mandala, just in time for the first day of April A New Take on Basic Goodness As the number of pets per family reaches new heights in Shambhala, the most dogged among us have started a new series for ... continue
Posted April 1, 2017 by CGH
Christ on the Cushion

Christ on the Cushion – HIGHLIGHT

A story about growing up in one religious tradition, and later adopting another by Joe Nutini When I was a child, my parents sent me to Catholic schools. This was both a blessing and a curse. It was a blessing because I received a wonderful, college preparatory education ... continue
Posted March 26, 2017 by CGH
Growing Brave

Growing Brave – HIGHLIGHT

Creating a sustainable path for children and families in Shambhala by the Growing Brave Families & Children’s Conference Committee Lonely. Isolated. Re-creating programming from year-to-year, center- to-center. Feelings of burn out and marginalization. This is a common experience in the Shambhala sangha for teachers, program directors, and co-ordinators who have been ... continue
Posted March 21, 2017 by CGH
People's Climate Mobilization

People’s Climate Mobilization – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhalians take action, responding to the call for Buddhist participation in the People’s Climate Mobilization  by Mark Rasmuson Members of the DC Shambhala sangha have joined a coalition of Mindfulness/Buddhist groups to help organize the April 29 People’s Climate Mobilization in Washington DC. The coalition, working with several hundred other partners who ... continue
Posted March 19, 2017 by CGH
Shambhala Service Awards

Shambhala Service Awards – HIGHLIGHT

At the request of the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo, the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum is pleased to announce the reinstatement of Shambhala Service Awards. from the Office of Culture and Decorum, with photos by BHH Studios On Shambhala Day 2017, more than 1,400 awards were conferred ... continue
Posted March 13, 2017 by CGH
Shambhala Day 2017

Shambhala Day 2017 – HIGHLIGHT

Cheerful Shambhala Day from everyone at the Shambhala Times! continue
Posted February 27, 2017 by CGH
Drala Encampment, Earth and Space

Drala Encampment, Earth and Space – HIGHLIGHT

In our final story on this Dorje Kasung encampment, we get a glimpse into a special part of the practice: skirmish, a mock battle that provides insight into each warrior’s state of mind under pressure by Harrison Holmes Earth Skirmish: Before the mock battle begins we are sent out into ... continue
Posted February 23, 2017 by CGH
Drala Encampment, Wind and Fire

Drala Encampment, Wind and Fire – HIGHLIGHT

We continue following the adventures of Drala Regional Encampment, in part two of a multi-part series on this event by Harrison Holmes On day three, rain is replaced by wind. Setting about our activities, we dig holes, chop wood, repair tents, and arrange the shrine room. Throughout, we never ... continue
Posted February 21, 2017 by CGH
The Dorje Kasung and the Mamos

The Dorje Kasung and the Mamos – HIGHLIGHT

As we enter Dön Season, an exploration of how this time of year relates to a major Shambhalian service organization, the Dorje Kasung by Darryl Burnham, Kadö,  Dorje is a Tibetan word that means indestructible or diamond-like, and Kasung refers to a command (Ka) that is protected by wakefulness. So ... continue
Posted February 17, 2017 by CGH
Drala Regional Encampment

Drala Regional Encampment – HIGHLIGHT

Members of the Dorje Kasung gather for fellowship and practice; the forms and precision of military life allow for alert relaxation, tender wakefulness by Harrison Holmes Day One: Water We arrived at Drala Point just as Hurricane Mathew was making its way up the coast. Quickly setting up camp ... continue
Posted February 15, 2017 by CGH

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