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May 07
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Jetsun Dzedron Turns Two!

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The Princess and her family enjoy birthday cake and a visit to the zoo.

by Amanda Betzen

April 10 marked Princess Jetsun Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo’s second birthday. The morning began with the Sakyong giving a long life blessing to Jetsun Dzedron. That afternoon, the celebration continued with a family trip to the Denver Zoo. The Sakyong, Sakyong Wangmo, and all three Jetsunmas strolled through the zoo seeing animals, including two llamas that the Jetsunmas affectionately named Jorge and Fernanado. The family also enjoyed riding the carousel and train. Older sister Jetsun Drukmo showed her sisterly love by wanting to sit next to Jetsun Dzedron during much of the outing. Continue…

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The Sakyong Returns to South America

The Sakyong Returns to South America

The Kongma Sakyong has returned to South America, presiding over an 8-day long Garchen retreat with 170 Chileans, Brazilians, and a few North Americans in Cuncumen Chile. Following the retreat, the Sakyong gave a public talk in Santiago and addressed the Shambhala community. Acharyas Eve Rosenthal and ... continue
Posted March 3, 2016 by David_Brown
The Notion of Lineage

The Notion of Lineage – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s Shambhala Day Address, Year of the Male Fire Monkey, Boulder Shambhala Center, 9 February 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, please join me in a cheerful new-year bow. As we gather on this very primal day of the new year, please bring to mind your basic ... continue
Posted February 15, 2016 by CGH
Nepal Epilogue: The Shambhala Lineage Thangka

Nepal Epilogue: The Shambhala Lineage Thangka – HIGHLIGHT

Presentation of the Shambhala Lineage Thangka auspiciously follows the Gesar of Ling empowerment ceremonies in Pharpeng, Nepal by Walker Blaine Last October was the joyous occasion of the Sakyong and his family receiving the complete transmission of His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche’s mind-treasure, or gongter, in Pharpeng, Nepal. ... continue
Posted February 8, 2016 by CGH
Opening the Treasury of Wisdom

Opening the Treasury of Wisdom – HIGHLIGHT

Jetsun Drukmo begins her formal studies in the Tibetan language by Conner Loomis The Sakyong with Jetsun Drukmo On the auspicious third day of the eleventh month of the Year of the Wood Sheep, the eldest daughter of the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsun Drukmo, began her Tibetan studies. ... continue
Posted January 12, 2016 by CGH
Children’s Day Message from Sakyong Wangmo

Children’s Day Message from Sakyong Wangmo

Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsun Drukmo and Jetsun YudraThe Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsun Drukmo, and the Mukpo Family send warm wishes to the entire community from Nepal for Children’s Day, our Shambhala celebration of the winter solstice. Please enjoy this brief audio message from the Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun ... continue
Posted December 21, 2015 by David_Brown
The Blazing Warmth of Generosity

The Blazing Warmth of Generosity – HIGHLIGHT

How generosity manifests at the Gongter ceremonies by Walker Blaine   His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche Large Buddhist programs in Asia are primarily supported by major patrons, rather than by the collective sponsorship of all the participants’ program fees which is generally the case in the West. This means that an ... continue
Posted November 20, 2015 by CGH
Letter from the Sakyong Wangmo

Letter from the Sakyong Wangmo – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong Wangmo writes to us from Nepal As we prepare to celebrate the birthday of the Kongma Sakyong, I felt inspired to share some thoughts and feelings with all of you. As everyone knows, this has been a tremendous year for our family, first with the ... continue
Posted November 17, 2015 by CGH
Sakyong Receiving Teachings in Nepal

Sakyong Receiving Teachings in Nepal

Rinchen Terdzo Orissa 2008-2009 by Walker Blaine The Sakyong is in Nepal at His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche’s monastery where he has begun receiving empowerments and transmissions for the gongter, or mind treasures, of His Eminence, the majority of which focus on Gesar of Ling. The Sakyong Wangmo, ... continue
Posted November 15, 2015 by David_Brown
Renewed Invitation to Healing and Enrichment Pujas

Renewed Invitation to Healing and Enrichment Pujas

The Sakyong will be performing two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala on November 21 -22 during his fall retreat in Nepal. These practices are opportunities for community members to request the Sakyong to specifically dedicate his personal practice to assist us, our ... continue
Posted November 13, 2015 by David_Brown
Invitation to Healing and Enrichment Pujas

Invitation to Healing and Enrichment Pujas

The Sakyong will be performing two pujas, or intensive practices, for the benefit of Shambhala in mid-November during his fall retreat in Parpeng, Nepal. These practices are opportunities for community members to request the Sakyong to specifically dedicate his personal practice to assist us, our households, ... continue
Posted October 27, 2015 by Walker Blaine
Formally Celebrating Jetsun Dzedron’s Birth

Formally Celebrating Jetsun Dzedron’s Birth – HIGHLIGHT

Update from the Kalapa Court article by Sarah Sutherland, Private Secretary to the Sakyong Wangmo photos by Mike Levy Princess Jetsun Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo was formally welcomed into the Shambhala community during a lovely outdoor evening celebration at the Kalapa Court last week. On behalf of the ... continue
Posted August 28, 2015 by
Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates 5th Birthday

Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates 5th Birthday – HIGHLIGHT

Card drawn by Jetsun Drukmo’s little sister Jetsun YudraUpdate from the Kalapa Court – re-posted with photos! article by Kelly MacLean photos by Ian Bascetta On a sunny August afternoon, Jetsun Drukmo’s friends and admirers gathered at the Kalapa Court in Boulder to celebrate her fifth birthday. To kick off ... continue
Posted August 24, 2015 by Dan
Princess Jetsun Drukmo to start Kindergarten

Princess Jetsun Drukmo to start Kindergarten – HIGHLIGHT

article by Kelly MacLean photo by BHH Studios Our beloved Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo are overjoyed to announce that their eldest daughter, Princess Jetsun Drukmo will begin kindergarten this very month of August. Just days after the Princess’s fifth birthday she will attend her first lessons at Ziji ... continue
Posted August 4, 2015 by
The Sun is Just Rising

The Sun is Just Rising – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating 20 Years of Our Sakyong Twenty years ago, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on May 14, 1995, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche was formally enthroned as the Sakyong of Shambhala. His Holiness Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche (Penor Rinpoche), then the Supreme Head of the Nyingma lineage, conferred the enthronement ... continue
Posted August 2, 2015 by Dan
Sakyong Wangmo Visits Karme Choling

Sakyong Wangmo Visits Karme Choling – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Wangmo,article by Sarah Lipton, Shambhala Times Editor-in-Chief The day dawned crisp and blue, not too hot, and finally not too cold on a recent Vermont June morning. The Sakyong Wangmo would be coming to Karme Choling for an auspicious regional gathering of Shambhalians. Karme Choling staff busied ... continue
Posted July 4, 2015 by Sarah

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