Home     Contact Us         Log in

Featured Stories - Category Archive

May 21
Sunday

Money on the Path

Filed under Featured Stories

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…

Entries filed under Featured Stories


Penor Rinpoche's "Asking to Remain" Ceremony

Penor Rinpoche’s “Asking to Remain” Ceremony – HIGHLIGHT

Penor Rinpoche passed away on March 27 at his residence at Namdroling Monastery in Bylakuppee, South India. His Holiness entered into samadhi for almost 8 days before his parinirvana on April 3. Several days before his passing, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche sent Tom Bell as an envoy ... continue
Posted May 21, 2009 by
A Place to Be Free: Writing in True Notebooks

A Place to Be Free: Writing in True Notebooks – HIGHLIGHT

Project Pride, a program of the East Bay Community Recovery Project,  is a  residential substance abuse treatment program for incarcerated mothers of young children. Here, Sandy Miller writes about the True Notebooks class she started at  Project Pride after reading a book of the same name ... continue
Posted May 13, 2009 by
Focusing: An Interview with David Rome

Focusing: An Interview with David Rome – HIGHLIGHT

An Interview with David Rome “The theory behind Focusing is that the body knows a great deal more than the mind; it’s the realm of intuition. If you think about it, the body, the lived body, really is the entire history of the individual up to this ... continue
Posted May 12, 2009 by
Shambhala Governance Training and Mandala Council

Shambhala Governance Training and Mandala Council – HIGHLIGHT

This weekend, in Koln, Germany, from Thursday through Sunday, 7-10 May, the Kalapa Centre Europe hosts a major gathering of the Mandala Council, one of the main governing bodies of the Mandala, in combination with the annual Shambhala Europe Governance Training. This is the “Eastern Hemisphere” ... continue
Posted May 10, 2009 by
What Happened to Shambhala's Highest Priorities after Shambhala Congress in Cologne?

What Happened to Shambhala’s Highest Priorities after Shambhala Congress in Cologne? – HIGHLIGHT

By President Richard Reoch The Third Shambhala Congress was held at the Kalapa Centre (Europe) in Cologne, Germany, in May 2007. Out of the many issues discussed, six top priorities emerged. These were identified by the Mandala Council (on which every Shambhala Centre has a seat) immediately ... continue
Posted May 10, 2009 by
MBSR Training in France

MBSR Training in France – HIGHLIGHT

By Acharya Mathias Pongracz What is MBSR? Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is a method for teaching mindfulness to people who want to deal with stress, pain, anxiety, depression and other medical and psychological conditions in a way which will give them a chance to take responsibility for their ... continue
Posted April 23, 2009 by Jessica Sarapoff
Touching the Earth and Being Mindfully Green

Touching the Earth and Being Mindfully Green – HIGHLIGHT

By David Delcourt, Guest Editor and member of the Shambhala Touching the Earth working group In 1970, the same year the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche moved the North America, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson established a national teach-in, henceforth known as Earth Day. Meant as a day of ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
Coming to a Center Near You: Sustainability Manuals

Coming to a Center Near You: Sustainability Manuals – HIGHLIGHT

The Touching the Earth working group’s mission is that Shambhala become a powerful force for societal transformation in accordance with the principles and practices of both Shambhala warriorship and environmental sustainability. For more information, visit the group’s Shambhala webpage. The Touching the Earth group is creating ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
A History of Sustainability in Shambhala

A History of Sustainability in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

By David Wimberly In the Beginning The primordial genesis of Shambhala arose out of the ecology of Tibet, a particularly unforgiving and fierce environment.  Bon and even pre-Bon cultures recognized the need for balance in human existence with other life.  Dawa Sangpo brought to Tibet the Buddha’s teachings ... continue
Posted April 20, 2009 by
The Night Prajna Burned Down

The Night Prajna Burned Down – HIGHLIGHT

The fire that set Prajna ablaze on April 7th has shocked and saddened the Shambhala community worldwide. A modest wooden cabin, Prajna was the summer retreat of the Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at Shambhala Mountain Center. What happened in the early hours of April ... continue
Posted April 13, 2009 by
Mark of a Mahasiddha: Letter from the Guest Editor for Parinirvana Day

Mark of a Mahasiddha: Letter from the Guest Editor for Parinirvana Day – HIGHLIGHT

On the occasion of the twenty-second anniversary of the Parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, I am struck by how vast his influence has been on all of us and by the multiplicity of his manifestations. When I was the director of the ... continue
Posted April 3, 2009 by
Surmang Relics: Part of Our Heritage

Surmang Relics: Part of Our Heritage – HIGHLIGHT

Fifty years ago many of the greatest lineage holders of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition walked out of Tibet in order to preserve the wisdom of their heritage. As Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche said many years later: We can find wisdom even in the midst of the ... continue
Posted April 3, 2009 by
On the Passing of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche

On the Passing of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche

The following is a letter by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: To the Shambhala Community, It is with a sad and heavy heart that I write to you today with the passing of His Holiness Drupwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche. His Holiness single-handedly revitalized and strengthened the Nyingma tradition. He also ... continue
Posted March 28, 2009 by
Recapping the Rinchen Terdzo in Orissa, India

Recapping the Rinchen Terdzo in Orissa, India – HIGHLIGHT

The Rinchen Terdzo concluded on March 4th after three months of empowerments. This article is a digest of what happened during the Rinchen Terdzo, bestowed by His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche upon Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in Orissa, India. continue
Posted March 23, 2009 by Walker Blaine
Welcome to the Spring Equinox focus on Family!

Welcome to the Spring Equinox focus on Family! – HIGHLIGHT

I’m pleased to have been invited as guest editor for this Shambhala Times focus on Family. Thanks to my co-editor, David Whitehorn, for working with me in presenting a sample of writings about families and Shambhala. As a Grade One teacher, one of the things I explore ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by Susan Williams

RSS feed for the Featured Stories category

View all posts from authors in Featured Stories: cghenderson Victor_Smith

Sites with content in this category: https://shambhalatimes.org/



Website Development by Blue Mandala using Wordpress MU.
All content and source Copyright © 1994-2017. Shambhala International (Vajradhatu), Shambhala, Shambhala Meditation Center, Shambhala Training, Shambhala Center and Way of Shambhala are registered service marks of Shambhala USA

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress