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Sep 29
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Message from the Sakyong regarding fire at SMC

Filed under Sakyong and Family, Shambhala News Service

To the Shambhala Community,

The Sakyong Wangmo and I have been staying informed of the situation at Shambhala Mountain Center. We began practicing as soon as we heard of the dangers and have received many supplications from students to hold Shambhala Mountain Center in our prayers.

Shambhala Mountain Center is a special place, infused with the blessings of our lineage and we are deeply saddened by the losses that we’ve heard about. At this poignant time, we are holding the well-being of Shambhala Mountain Center in our hearts and in our practice.

With a tender heart,

The Sakyong

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Royal Couple Visits Gampo Abbey

Royal Couple Visits Gampo Abbey – HIGHLIGHT

On an exceptionally warm and brilliant May day the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo visited Gampo Abbey for an overnight stay following their retreats at the Kalapa Valley. About an hour apart by road, the Kalapa Valley and Gampo Abbey are separated by Cape Breton Highlands National Park. ... continue
Posted July 8, 2009 by

Becoming Fearless Now – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham In the economic hardship the world is now suffering, it is possible for us to spin out and become very dualistic. When we are not sure what is going on, we react in fear and start labeling things black and white, good or ... continue
Posted July 3, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Baltimore and DC Host the Sakyong

Baltimore and DC Host the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

By Julie Heegaard and Jayne Sutton On May 9, the Baltimore and Washington, DC Shambhala Centers were blessed with an afternoon of teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at the Baltimore Center. One month prior, David Brown had contacted Center Directors Jayne Sutton of DC and Julie Heegaard of ... continue
Posted June 15, 2009 by jayne_sutton
Sakyong Visits Atlanta

Sakyong Visits Atlanta – HIGHLIGHT

By Collette Frix Only two humble old houses comprised the entire Atlanta Shambhala Center when Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche last visited in 2003. Our shrine room then could seat a mere 28 people. Six years later we have managed to construct a new building with a large shrine ... continue
Posted June 12, 2009 by

Seven Qualities to Cultivate Every Day – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche How do we carry a dharmic view into the day? By seeing the day as our life, and our life as the path, we learn to regard everything we meet as an opportunity to practice. There are seven facets of awakened mind that ... continue
Posted June 1, 2009 by Jennifer Holder

How to Work with Obstacles – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Whatever our level of practice, there will always be obstacles. The Tibetan word for obstacle, parche, means “what cuts our progress.” In fact, sometimes the more we are engaged in practice, the greater the obstacles become. If we understand that obstacles are ... continue
Posted May 11, 2009 by Jennifer Holder

Equanimity in Uncertain Times – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche There are many layers to the process of enlightened society and how it manifests—and how we manifest it ourselves and in our own lives. Now we are at the point where we are looking at how we can manifest it at an earthly ... continue
Posted May 8, 2009 by
Remarks by the Sakyong Wangmo

Remarks by the Sakyong Wangmo – HIGHLIGHT

Remarks by the Sakyong Wangmo, Khandro Tseyang on the occasion of a Werma feast on April 13, 2009 at the Halifax Shambhala Meditation Centre. These days there is so much difficulty in this world, so much uncertainty in life. The only thing that we can rely on ... continue
Posted May 7, 2009 by
Announcing H.E. Namkha Drimed Rinpoche's 2009 Tour

Announcing H.E. Namkha Drimed Rinpoche’s 2009 Tour – HIGHLIGHT

After a successful completion of the Rinchen Terdzo in Orissa, India, at the beginning of March, His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche is now back in Nepal. The teachings were accomplished after a little more than three months of almost daily practice, during which His Eminence gave ... continue
Posted April 23, 2009 by
Boulder Photographer Offers Sakyong Wangmo Photos

Boulder Photographer Offers Sakyong Wangmo Photos

By Benjamin Buren I was honored to be present at the Enthronement Celebration for the Sakyong Wangmo.  I have compiled a beautiful slideshow of the event (with music by Tibetan flautist Ngawang Khechog), as well as made over 200 pictures available for viewing and purchase.  All profits ... continue
Posted April 16, 2009 by
Passing of a Kasung Dog

Passing of a Kasung Dog

From Lady Diana Mukpo and Acharya Mitchell Levy: Winston Mukpo-Levy, also known as Mitchell’s Witless Winston or “Winnie”, died on April 7th, at 10:20 a.m. He ended his life as he lived it, with determination and dignity. Everyone who met him had a story about him. ... continue
Posted April 16, 2009 by
Sakyong's Parinirvana Day Address

Sakyong’s Parinirvana Day Address – HIGHLIGHT

On April 4th, on the occasion of Parinirvana Day, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche addressed the Shambhala community worldwide from New York City. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche proclaimed Parinirvana Day to be “a day of remembering and gratitude” both for the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and for His Holiness Penor ... continue
Posted April 6, 2009 by
Sakyong's Enthronement at Rinchen Terdzo

Sakyong’s Enthronement at Rinchen Terdzo – HIGHLIGHT

The Rinchen Terdzo concluded this week with the enthronement of the Sakyong as a lineage holder of the transmission of this “precious treasury of terma,” the literal meaning of the Richen Terdzo. During the final event, the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo made formal offerings to His ... continue
Posted March 13, 2009 by
Tibetan New Year in Orissa, India

Tibetan New Year in Orissa, India – HIGHLIGHT

Losar, the Tibetan new year, was celebrated by the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo in Orissa, India with members of the Shambhala Community and Ripa lineage. These photos and a description of the festivities have been offered by Walker Blaine on the Rinchen Terdzo blog and used ... continue
Posted March 5, 2009 by
News from the Office of the Kalapa Court

News from the Office of the Kalapa Court

Welcome to News from the Office of the Kalapa Court. The Sakyong’s Shambhala Day address and Sakyong Wangmo’s address are now available on line as transcriptions and audio recordings. These are also available in Spanish, along with President Reoch’s remarks. In this year’s Shambhala Day address, ... continue
Posted February 24, 2009 by David_Brown

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