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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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Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work

Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work – HIGHLIGHT

by Jayne Sutton, Shambhala Times Correspondent David with his son Nyima at the Halifax awards ceremony Early April brought quite an exciting week to David Wimberly, a St. Margaret’s Bay Shambhalian and ardent activist in Nova Scotia for decades. He was honored by both the Province and ... continue
Posted May 2, 2015 by Dan
Job Posting: Regional Director for Northern California

Job Posting: Regional Director for Northern California

Applications are still open for the position of Northern California Shambhala Regional Director. The dynamic region of Northern California Shambhala includes Sharchen Dzong in San Francisco as well as seven other Shambhala Centers and three Groups. If you may be interested in this position, or know ... continue
Posted April 21, 2015 by
Yarne: The Heart of Gampo Abbey

Yarne: The Heart of Gampo Abbey – HIGHLIGHT

by Emma Cataford, temporary monastic and Loden Nyima, Head of Education at Gampo Abbey The community at Gampo Abbey ushered in 2015 by starting their annual winter retreat, called Yarne. Entering the retreat involves formally committing to remain within both the physical boundaries of the land as well ... continue
Posted April 8, 2015 by Dan
Jump the Gun

Jump the Gun – HIGHLIGHT

by Dan Peterson, Kadö Desung Care and Conduct Officer I turned on the AM radio while driving and was hooked. There was a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School and five students were dead. The school was on lock-down and First Responders were on the scene, as well as local ... continue
Posted March 21, 2015 by Dan
Horsemanship Dharma

Horsemanship Dharma – HIGHLIGHT

by Katharine Locke Katharine and Lochinvar Training the horse is training the mind: training it to be present, to be kind, to recognize the everyday wisdom in the actions of the horse, to find the simple way, to formulate clear questions for the horse, and to listen closely ... continue
Posted March 5, 2015 by Dan
The Shape of Awake

The Shape of Awake

A report on Hope Martin’s recent teaching at Gampo Abbey. Hope is leading a Shape of Awake weekthun in Atlanta March 22 – 28th. Hope Martin with Ani Pema Chödrön During this year’s Yarne retreat, Hope Martin, a Master Teacher of the Alexander Technique, was invited by Ani Pema Chödrön to ... continue
Posted February 23, 2015 by Dan
Local Prosperity: New Economics for Rural Canada

Local Prosperity: New Economics for Rural Canada – HIGHLIGHT

by Gregory Heming and Shastri Christine Sloan In The Shambhala Principle, the Sakyong writes: “Our world of desire and consumerism seems to drive itself along, as if propelled by some invisible force.  As I meet leaders in my travels, I see that even at the very top, ... continue
Posted February 10, 2015 by Dan
Northern California Shambhala Seeks Director

Northern California Shambhala Seeks Director

Northern California Shambhala is inviting applications for the position of Director. This dynamic region includes Sharchen Dzong in San Francisco as well as seven other Shambhala Centers and three Groups. If you may be interested in this position, or know a suitable candidate, please read ... continue
Posted February 2, 2015 by
Boston Shambhala Center Seeks Director

Boston Shambhala Center Seeks Director

The Boston Shambhala Center is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director. A dedicated Shambhalian with a deep connection to the Sakyong and the skills and ability to lead one of our largest, growing, vibrant city centers is sought. If you might be ... continue
Posted January 5, 2015 by
Boulder Shambhala Center Director Announced

Boulder Shambhala Center Director Announced

On behalf of the Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche, the Office of the Kalapa Court is most pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Melanie Klein as Director of the Shambhala Center of Boulder, effective Shambhala Day, 19 February 2015. Ms. Klein has been a member of ... continue
Posted December 24, 2014 by David_Brown
Immeasurable in the Carpathians

Immeasurable in the Carpathians – HIGHLIGHT

Mountain Synyak near Bukovelya by Vyacheslav ZhegarA Key Program for Shambhala Ukraine by Ivan Salomatin The first weeks of November brought to the Ukrainian Society of Shambhala an historical event. In the very heart оf the colorful Carpathian Mountains in a region of Yamna we lead a half ... continue
Posted November 29, 2014 by
Four Shambhalians become “new” Canadians in the Heart of Kalapa

Four Shambhalians become “new” Canadians in the Heart of Kalapa

On Tuesday morning July 8th, Shambhalians Dorothee Rosen, Hung-Yeh Peisinger, Charles Kalinsky, and Ron Renz took the oath of Canadian Citizenship before Judge Ann Janega in downtown Halifax. The lungta was palpable, and the room was abuzz with excitement as we joined with 44 other “new” ... continue
Posted July 17, 2014 by
Running with the Mind... in Vienna

Running with the Mind… in Vienna

ViennaNews from Vienna On a cool and windy day in Vienna history was made. Not just a record time for the top runners in the Annual City Marathon, but also a superb performance from our Vienna Shambhala Relay team. Our four fearless runners have been training throughout ... continue
Posted June 11, 2014 by jo_francis
Living at a Land Centre, and Why it Matters

Living at a Land Centre, and Why it Matters

Posted in Dorje Denma Ling’s kitchen. Photo by Rhonda Newcombe The most beneficial thing I’ve ever done When I ask myself, “what has been helpful in my life” or “when was I really being transformed by the Shambhala teachings”, my mind immediately flashes to my time as a ... continue
Posted May 21, 2014 by Nyima
Rising to the Challenge of our Times

Rising to the Challenge of our Times – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Ripoche, Rising to the Challenge, photo BHH StudiosThe Shambhala Principle Comes to the Boulder Shambhala Center As the busy summer program season begins, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will visit the Boulder Shambhala Center to offer a public program for new and experienced meditators called, “The Shambhala ... continue
Posted May 16, 2014 by

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