Home     Contact Us         Log in

Featured Stories - Category Archive

Feb 23
Sunday

Year of the Iron Mouse Broadcast Information

Filed under Featured Stories

Dear Community,

 

We are sharing this communication from Shambhala Online to help our community members find tomorrow’s Shambhala Day broadcast. Happy New Year everyone!

 

 


Dear Friends,

We’re pleased to bring you the live International Shambhala Day broadcast from Karmê Chöling and the Prague Shambhala Center on Monday, February 24.

The official broadcast begins at 2pm Atlantic (G-4) – 10am PST / 11am MST /12pm CST / 1pm EST / 2pm AST / 7pm CET. We will be there an hour early for you to check your connection and iron out technical difficulties.

Be sure to read all the following information.

Continue…

Entries filed under Featured Stories


Why, When and How to be Generous

Why, When and How to be Generous – HIGHLIGHT

An exploration of the daily practice of generosity in a Shambhala household by Walker Blaine If people understood the benefits to themselves of generosity, they would not be able to contain their joy at seeing opportunities to give. Saints and sages from all spiritual traditions have spoken words ... continue
Posted December 25, 2016 by CGH
Spinning Mind

Spinning Mind – HIGHLIGHT

Changing the small, egoistic “Spinning Mind” to Big Mind view by Irini Rockwell It has been hard to avoid the turmoil that the long buildup and painful conclusion of the United States election of 2016 has brought forth. I have never been a political person, both growing up ... continue
Posted December 23, 2016 by Carol
Launch of the Aging Hub

Launch of the Aging Hub – HIGHLIGHT

by Ann Cason  The Aging Hub  (http://aging-hub.shambhala.org), a new project of the Shambhala Working Group on Aging, is due to launch today: December 17, 2016.   It has been funded by the Shambhala Trust and by donations from the sangha.  All of us on the Working Group on Aging ... continue
Posted December 17, 2016 by CGH
December Awakening

December Awakening – HIGHLIGHT

Contemplating presence in the moment, while preparing for retreat by Susan Firer This past week I was preparing for a week-long silent retreat sending out emails, cooking, cleaning and the like. I had one of those moments where a feeling arises spontaneously and it has weight to it, ... continue
Posted December 16, 2016 by CGH
At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads – HIGHLIGHT

As Buddhists, should we avoid the aggression and confusion of politics, becoming islands of peace? by Daniel Phillips At my family’s Thanksgiving dinner, some of us were sympathetic with white supremacist views, some were appalled, and some wanted to not make any waves.  Some were Evangelical Christians who ... continue
Posted December 4, 2016 by CGH
Meritorious Service Award

Meritorious Service Award – HIGHLIGHT

Dr. Laurie Mallery receives high honor for her work in health care and geriatric quality of life by David Brown Laurie Mallery, MD, FRCPC, MSM, has been awarded the Meritorious Service Award by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, through the Governor General of Canada, in recognition of her ongoing ... continue
Posted December 2, 2016 by CGH
Shambhala at Standing Rock

Shambhala at Standing Rock – HIGHLIGHT

Flying the Shambhala Flag, practitioners join the Water Protectors protesting the Dakota Access Pipe Line by Stephen Wood You may have heard and are hearing many different viewpoints and opinions to Sunday’s extreme escalation of violence and peaceful protest between the Water Protectors and the militarized law enforcement, ... continue
Posted November 30, 2016 by CGH
Deer Park, Part Two

Deer Park, Part Two – HIGHLIGHT

Contemplating the U.S. presidential race and Shambhala; part two of a two-part series by Acharya Daniel Hessey The technologies designed to make our lives more comfortable also distance us from ourselves, from our communities, and from the very Earth which is our home. As people chase comfort and ... continue
Posted November 28, 2016 by CGH
Deer Park, Part One

Deer Park, Part One – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on a recent event at Shambhala Mountain Center; part one of a two-part series. by Acharya Daniel Hessey “My father personally experienced the horrors of war and genocide. That led to his bravery in declaring basic goodness. He felt that if this message was not proclaimed, humanity ... continue
Posted November 26, 2016 by CGH
Earth/Dharma: Ecology and Buddhism

Earth/Dharma: Ecology and Buddhism – HIGHLIGHT

Using mindfulness practice we can work with environmental problems directly without experiencing the obstacles of anger, powerlessness, burnout, or blaming others. by Jane Philpin The EARTH/DHARMA Ecology and Buddhism series currently running  at the Shambhala Meditation Center of White River offers an exploration of our relationship with the ... continue
Posted November 24, 2016 by CGH
Our Sacred Responsibility

Our Sacred Responsibility – HIGHLIGHT

A letter of courage and responsibility, of honesty and inspiration in challenging times from Vicki Giella In my despair about the election, my mind turned to our former Shambhala President and current Shambhala envoy, Richard Reoch. I was wondering what he might be thinking about Donald Trump, the ... continue
Posted November 20, 2016 by CGH
Sexually Enlightened Society

Sexually Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing a draft policy on sexual harm and misconduct by Crina Bondre Ardelean, Chris Kreeger, Terry Rudderham, and Alexis Shotwell We are a working group that has spent the last year writing a draft of a policy for preventing sexual harm and misconduct within Shambhala and responding appropriately ... continue
Posted November 14, 2016 by CGH
Wrinkle Face

Wrinkle Face – HIGHLIGHT

For National Pet Adoption Day, we offer this story of a shelter dog and his family by Jessica Spencer Berdiel Our Chinese Shar-pei didn’t have a name when we picked him out from the shelter. The staff was calling him Wrinkle Face. It suited him. A good Samaritan found ... continue
Posted November 12, 2016 by CGH
Stability in Chaos

Stability in Chaos – HIGHLIGHT

There is incredible value to finding stability in the midst of chaos.  by Sarah Lipton The leaves have almost entirely fallen from the trees here in Northern Vermont. They lie brown and shriveled on the still-green grass. Just now a light breeze erupted across the hillside, tinkling the ... continue
Posted November 6, 2016 by CGH
Mind Training on the Camino

Mind Training on the Camino – HIGHLIGHT

A Buddhist practitioner goes on pilgrimage, following the ancient trail of the Camino de Santiago by Pat Hoffman Going on a “spiritual” pilgrimage is a tricky thing – just that label loads the trip with expectation. It’s kind of like going on retreat with a shopping list of ... continue
Posted October 31, 2016 by CGH

RSS feed for the Featured Stories category

View all posts from authors in Featured Stories: alexvangils



Website Development by Blue Mandala using Wordpress MU.
All content and source Copyright © 1994-2020. Shambhala International (Vajradhatu), Shambhala, Shambhala Meditation Center, Shambhala Training, Shambhala Center and Way of Shambhala are registered service marks of Shambhala USA
Privacy Policy

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress
Translate »