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Teaching and Learning at Surmang

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News from the Education Project 

Gesar Fund 2015 - SURMANG shedra-plaza-with-young-monks-and-children
Just before Christmas, the Gesar Fund received a message from the Konchok Foundation, which is supported by the Gesar Fund with some 5000 euros per year. In the Gesar Fund 2014 Summary we already reported that things would change in the education programs the Surmang monastery offers to adults and children. The previously announced new educational program for young adults has now been realized.

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Yes: Express Your Everything

Yes: Express Your Everything – HIGHLIGHT

A One-Woman Play by Cynthia Kneen Photos courtesy of Jennifer Holder Before leaving for South Africa, I had been writing and performing a one-woman show as part of an underground theater group. A week before I left home, I wrote something new called YES. It is fiction, ... continue
Posted June 23, 2010 by

Path of Freedom Training with Acharya Fleet Maull

April 27-June 1 6 Tuesday evenings An online webinar with Acharya Fleet Maull This program is designed to train facilitators to deliver the Prison Dharma Network (PDN) Path of FreedomTM Program in inside prison programs as well as through the PDN Dharma Mentor program. Since mindfulness-awareness meditation practices are foundational ... continue
Posted March 26, 2010 by
A Weethun at Casa Werma

A Weethun at Casa Werma – HIGHLIGHT

By Brus Westby Jean and I have just returned to our home in Bucerias in Nayarit, Mexico, from a magical tour of San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato, and Patzcuaro, in Michoacan. First we were invited to give talks at the Shambhala Center ... continue
Posted November 20, 2009 by Brus Westby
Touching the Earth in Mexico

Touching the Earth in Mexico – HIGHLIGHT

By John Perkins and Margaretta Sander In the central mountains of  Mexico the town of San Miguel de Allende sits against the hills of the high desert plain.  A UNESCO World Heritage site, San Miguel is consistently on the Conde Nast list of top 10 cities. It ... continue
Posted August 11, 2009 by
Annual Spring Retreat at Shambhalacalli

Annual Spring Retreat at Shambhalacalli – HIGHLIGHT

Another March in Mexico, time for Jean and I to make our way again by plane and bus from our home near Puerto Vallarta to Tepotzlan to staff another annual group retreat with Acharya Allyn Lyon at Shambhalacalli. Our friend Cecilia Amador met us at ... continue
Posted July 30, 2009 by Brus Westby
Tonglen for Iran

Tonglen for Iran – HIGHLIGHT

Tonglen Circling the World: I suggest we create a tonglen network where people do 15 minutes of tonglen (or other prayers) generally for Iran and specifically our Iranian sangha and their friends and family, nightly at 8:00 pm wherever they are. This would create a moving sweep ... continue
Posted June 24, 2009 by
Teaching English in Bhutan

Teaching English in Bhutan – HIGHLIGHT

By David McDonnell The following was recently posted to sangha-announce, and the Shambhala Times got in touch with the author for more information, which follows… I’m a Shambhala member from Prague, Czech Republic, and last year I responded to a advertisement on sangha-announce about an English teaching position ... continue
Posted May 15, 2009 by
Shambhalian Leads Others to Kagyu Monlam

Shambhalian Leads Others to Kagyu Monlam – HIGHLIGHT

“What was your most profound moment of the trip?” I ask Laura over margaritas in Los Angeles a few days after she gets back from India. She pauses a moment, looks down at the table, a flash of emotion crossing her face. Laura Durand describes to me how she ... continue
Posted May 14, 2009 by
A Mexican Photologue

A Mexican Photologue

Villas Arqueologicas Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico Mayan Woman selling handerchieves, Chichen Itza, Mexico Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico Young coconuts of wakefulness, Isla Mujeres, Mexico Mayan Goddess Ixchel whose 4 sons hold up the sky in each of the 4 directions, Isla Mujeres, Mexico El ... continue
Posted May 8, 2009 by
A Progress Report

A Progress Report

On January 21st, 2009, I wrote a letter to the Vajradhatu sangha and the Shambhala community, stating that from this time forward it is my intention to focus on the propagation of the teachings of my root guru, the Great Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and his ... continue
Posted April 27, 2009 by
Inspiring Retreat at Casa Werma

Inspiring Retreat at Casa Werma – HIGHLIGHT

My wife, Jean, and I drove in to Patzcuaro at sunset on September 30th, 2008. We’d made previous arrangements with Acharya Allyn Lyon and Eve Halpern to staff the upcoming Werma Retreat at Casa Werma from October 3-10, on our way back from Boulder, Colorado, to ... continue
Posted April 25, 2009 by Brus Westby
First Shambhala Training Level I in Bangkok, April 3-5

First Shambhala Training Level I in Bangkok, April 3-5 – HIGHLIGHT

Ringu Tulku addresses the Bangkok Shambhala Meditation Group Loppon Phuntso Gyaltsen Participants at Healing Mind and Body The Bangkok shrine room Lama Jigme Jinpa Shambhala Day, 2009 The newly appointed Bangkok Shambhala Meditation Group is offering its first-ever Shambhala Training Level I during the weekend of the 22nd anniversary of ... continue
Posted March 30, 2009 by
Interview with Lee Weingrad of Surmang Foundation

Interview with Lee Weingrad of Surmang Foundation – HIGHLIGHT

Surmang Monastery, in eastern Tibet, was founded 600 years ago by the first of the Trungpa lineage holders. Until 1959, Surmang was the seat of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Today, Surmang is one of the poorest regions in the world; local people  have an average annual income ... continue
Posted March 26, 2009 by
Nowruz - the Persian New Year - Celebrated in Teheran

Nowruz – the Persian New Year – Celebrated in Teheran – HIGHLIGHT

A haft-sin table in a local restaurant The haft-sin table at the shamatha group's Nowruz party Eid-eh Shoma Mobarak! Happy New Year! The Teheran shamatha group celebrated Nowruz – “New Day”, the Persian new year – this week. We received some photos from our friends in Teheran on the ... continue
Posted March 25, 2009 by
El moco de Clara

El moco de Clara – HIGHLIGHT

Llegué a Shambhala cerca de doce años atrás, cuando el Centro de Santiago era un departamento pequeño y un poco fantasma y había que “pedir hora” para recibir la instrucción de meditación. Llegué porque no podía dormir; apagaba la luz y mi cabeza no paraba de ... continue
Posted March 19, 2009 by

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