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Sep 10

Three New Acharyas

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Appointments made this month in Europe
The Office of the Sakyong is delighted to announce that the Sakyong has appointed three new acharyas. On September 3, during the final ceremonies of Scorpion Seal Assembly 8 at Dechen Choling, the Sakyong personally blessed Acharya Beate Kirchhoff-Schlage, Acharya Daniele Bollini, and Acharya Arnd Riester.
Beate Kirchhoff-Schlage of Hamburg, Germany, began practicing in Shambhala after her first child was born. A former theater worker and university teacher, she is now the mother of 3 sons. Beate served as Shambhala Center Director in Hamburg for 5 years. In 2010 she was appointed shastri for Hamburg and Berlin.


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The Drala of Maidan

The Drala of Maidan – HIGHLIGHT

Maks Lan, Andriy Kucherenko, Irina Vorobiova, Yevsey Levbarg in Maidan SquareReporting on the Ukrainian Revolution Interviews from the Front part 1 compiled by Ella Reznikova and Sarah Lipton Ella is Ukrainian by birth, and Sarah has Ukrainian ancestry Ukraine is in the midst of a powerful and intense revolution. It has ... continue
Posted February 17, 2014 by
Warrior Tribute to Kristine Ellis

Warrior Tribute to Kristine Ellis – HIGHLIGHT

Kristine Ellis December 25, 2013by Jessie Friedman with the help Kris’s cousin Marcia originally published on Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Kristine Theresa Ashton Ellis of Boulder died suddenly, unexpectedly on Monday morning, January 27, 2014. It sent a shock wave through her daughter Tingzin’s life in San ... continue
Posted February 6, 2014 by
Dinner with Jane

Dinner with Jane – HIGHLIGHT

A Tribute to Jane Arthur upon her Departure from Karme Choling by Aaron Delong, Karme Choling At the end of January, Jane Arthur left her position as Executive Director of Karme Choling after seven years of service. A farewell dinner was held in her honor. The dining room ... continue
Posted February 2, 2014 by
Babies of Boston

Babies of Boston – HIGHLIGHT

Boston Babies and their parentsShambhala Times is delighted to announce: Svea Sophia Smith was born on Wednesday, January 15 at 10:17pm to proud parents Caitlin and Greg Smith. She was 7 lbs 5 oz and 20 inches long and is now home with her very happy family. ... continue
Posted February 1, 2014 by
Carried by the Music

Carried by the Music – HIGHLIGHT

Sarah Marijnissen, journalist for the the BOS (Dutch Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation), made a 30-minutes radio special about the making of the new CD, Tiger Lion Garuda Dragon, featuring four improvisations inspired by the four dignities by Dutch composer/pianist Maarten Regtien. This article is a transcription of ... continue
Posted November 25, 2013 by
Just Add Heart

Just Add Heart – HIGHLIGHT

KralesReports from the Scene: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in New York City The sun dawned bright on Sunday morning. The air was crisp and the wind blew leaves into brilliant swirls across the paved streets of the Big Apple. Late in the afternoon, the Sakyong address us all ... continue
Posted November 11, 2013 by
Contemplation, Collaboration & Change

Contemplation, Collaboration & Change – HIGHLIGHT

On Bridging Shambhala and Leadership report by Acharya Fleet Maull On Friday, September 27th, nearly one hundred nonprofit leaders, educators and activists from approximately fifty different organizations gathered at the Garrison Institute, a stately three-story interfaith retreat and conference center located on a beautifully wooded property overlooking the ... continue
Posted November 4, 2013 by
Welcoming New Babies

Welcoming New Babies – HIGHLIGHT

Javin and baby brother Kinen Elouan Lee-LobelThe Shambhala Times is delighted to welcome these new additions to our community! Join us in wishing good cheer to these happy Shambhala families. Kate Merrill and David Evans welcomed their daughter Oona Josephine Merrill Evans on April 28th at 10:51 am. ... continue
Posted September 29, 2013 by
Summer's Fruit

Summer’s Fruit – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Three Weddings and A Baby Shambhala Times is delighted to share these delicious tidbits with you, gathered from this summer of love and delight. Join us in welcoming these new babies and these new happy couples! Did we miss your news? Send it to us! See below ... continue
Posted August 31, 2013 by

Ann Cason and John Smith speak out on aging and sustainable learning

Community member Ann Cason recently contributed The Words of the Wise in  Elephant Journal, which is very youth oriented, has had almost no articles about aging, seniors, etc., (i.e. what they have to look forward to) so this is somewhat groundbreaking in that regard.  Here’s a snippet where she reflects ... continue
Posted August 18, 2013 by John David Smith

Birth of Camille Gwendolyn Talbot McCoy

Camille Gwendolyn Talbot McCoy Camille Gwendolyn Talbot McCoy was born on Sunday June 9th at 7:05. She is amazing! We just got home with her last night (Wednesday, June 12) and are in complete bliss. Kim McCoy, Jason Talbot, and Camille From: Portland News Magazine continue
Posted June 15, 2013 by John David Smith

John Kozel moving to Portland from Burlington, Vermont

It’s always great to hear from a relative you didn’t know about.  John Kozel introduces himself and describes his plans for moving here: John, Adam and Makar the beagle Greetings Portland Sangha! The motivation of this blog post is two-fold: First, as a means of introducing myself, and second, ... continue
Posted June 15, 2013 by John David Smith
Celebrating Spring Babies

Celebrating Spring Babies – HIGHLIGHT

Astrid Aurelia Infantino yawningMore new baby Shambhalians are arriving! Join the Shambhala Times in welcoming these three new additions to our community: The Mukpo Family is happy to announce the birth of Lucien Henry Samten Mukpo-Wilson to their daughter Chandali Mukpo, husband Eric Wilson, and grand-daughter Dechen. ... continue
Posted June 9, 2013 by
Principles of Enlightened Warriorship

Principles of Enlightened Warriorship – HIGHLIGHT

Gesar of Ling: Principles of Enlightened Warriorship with Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche by Sean Raggett, London The London Shambhala Centre welcomed back Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche for the second annual cycle of teachings on Gesar of Ling. In an event attended by students from both the Shambhala and Ripa sanghas, ... continue
Posted June 6, 2013 by
Warrior Tribute to Susan Shaw

Warrior Tribute to Susan Shaw – HIGHLIGHT

Susan Shaw, Born September 4, 1947, Died May 6, 2013The Passing of Susan Shaw: A Gift to the Community by Cara Thornley On the last weekend in March, Merle Thompson, Head of Health and Well Being of the St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center in northern Vermont convened a meeting ... continue
Posted May 21, 2013 by

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