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PoCS: Creating Enlightened Society
PoCS: Creating Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 12.25.17
The People of Color Scholarship Fund supports a warrior's journey by Eugene Castillo In July 2017, over 100 people gathered at the Berkeley Shambhala Center’s large assembly hall with Acharyas Adam Lobel and Melissa Moore. Also present was Minister Jane Arthur, with shastris and senior students from Northern California as the Meditation ...continue
Creating Enlightened Society
Creating Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT
8 responses - Posted 06.30.17
exploring the biological basis of how cultures change by Shastri Donna Williams This morning after reading about a possible reversal by the Trump Administration of a ban on uranium mining in the Grand Canyon, I thought I would share some of what I’ve been studying, as a possible cheering-up tonic. I’ve recently been ...continue
Creating Enlightened Society
no responses - Posted 03.10.15
Judith Simmer-Brown With the broader propagation of the Shambhala teachings that highlight the importance of creating enlightened society, it is natural to wonder what compassion means in a Shambhala context. In conjunction with Naropa University’s 40th Anniversary and the theme of “radical compassion,” this article explores the unique contributions of the ...continue
Creating Enlightened Society on a Lifeless Planet
Creating Enlightened Society on a Lifeless Planet – HIGHLIGHT
5 responses - Posted 11.24.13
Are We Reacting with Urgency to the Climate Crisis? by Irene Lorch-Wauchope, Halifax, Nova Scotia As Buddhists, we understand that we create our reality with our thoughts. Unfortunately, this also applies to how many of us are reacting to the increasing urgency of the climate crisis. No matter how many reports of ...continue
Heart Advice for Creating Enlightened Society
Heart Advice for Creating Enlightened Society
no responses - Posted 02.14.12
photos and article by Sean Raggett The reality is that we can't handle our anger, we can't develop our patience and we can't cultivate our wisdom without working with others. ~ Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche During the weekend of 14-15 January, the President of Shambhala, Richard Reoch, led the sangha in ...continue
Generosity and Creating Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 07.16.10
By Walker Blaine This article was written in preparation for the Great Mandala Offering. The Great Mandala Offering is a sangha-wide event occurring this weekend at Shambhala Mountain Center. It will be broadcast live by Shambhala Online to Shambhala Centers throughout the world. Cultivating a path of warriorship and a culture of ...continue
Conflict in Enlightened Society
Conflict in Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT
21 responses - Posted 11.08.18
[caption id="attachment_67116" align="alignright" width="300"] cherry trees along the Charles River, photo by Terry Rudderham[/caption] by Shastri Jennifer Woodhull Cape Town, South Africa Among those of us committed to building an enlightened society, there is a widespread perception that our failure to “fix” the personal conflicts that arise in our communities somehow takes us ...continue
Sexually Enlightened Society
Sexually Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT
19 responses - Posted 11.14.16
Introducing a draft policy on sexual harm and misconduct by Crina Bondre Ardelean, Chris Kreeger, Terry Rudderham, and Alexis Shotwell We are a working group that has spent the last year writing a draft of a policy for preventing sexual harm and misconduct within Shambhala and responding appropriately if it occurs. In ...continue
Strength of a Gentle Society
Strength of a Gentle Society – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 09.19.14
Introducing: Bright Now Festival, Amsterdam article by Meino Zeillemaker photos by Debbie Evers The Bright Now Festival, occurring September 26 - 28 will focus on connecting participants with each other, with an open heart and exploring together what it takes to make a good human society. Moving the world in a positive direction ...continue
A Society of Learners
A Society of Learners – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 12.04.13
Shambhala Online Launches New Course Environment by Dixie Good, Director of Shambhala Online The number of miles between you and your local Shambhala center should not stand in the way of a full-fledged experience of the teachings. Over the last few years, Shambhala Online (SO) has hosted hundreds of live, interactive teaching programs ...continue
Enlightened Dance Party
Enlightened Dance Party – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 05.19.13
by Rees Sweeney-Taylor and Alex Van Gils On Saturday night of the historic Creating Enlightened Society event, the Bay Area Ziji Collective hosted the first of many promised "Enlightened Dance Parties." Good human societies from the four directions gathered and threw the proverbial "it" down after a day of inspired listening, discussion, ...continue
Sakyong inaugurates Enlightened Society Awards
Sakyong inaugurates Enlightened Society Awards
no responses - Posted 05.16.13
The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, at this past weekend's "Creating Enlightened Society" gathering held in Richmond, California, inaugurated Enlightened Society Awards, as part of his aspiration to establish Enlightened Society and to work with and honor the common aspiration of many others who are devoted to this cause. These awards will ...continue
Expressing Society
Expressing Society – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 03.01.13
[caption id="attachment_55913" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Sarah Lipton[/caption]Celebrating the Arts Editor’s Column by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor It should be snowing, but it sounds like it's raining. Makes me want to tap my fingers in time to the drops, or splash some paint across a page. Chickadees were chirruping this morning as ...continue
Creating Good Work
Creating Good Work – HIGHLIGHT
4 responses - Posted 02.01.13
Introducing a NEW COLUMN: In Everyday Life In which we visit with Shambhala practitioners from all walks of life to hear stories about their life, livelihood and how their meditation practice permeates their everyday experience. To begin with, we spent some time this week interviewing Ron Schultz, sangha member from Los Angeles who ...continue
Shambhala and Society Report
Shambhala and Society Report
no responses - Posted 02.07.12
Today we publish a new report, Shambhala and Society based on discussions at 69 Shambhala Centers and Groups around the world. The report covers kindness and unkindness in Shambhala, as well as what people are doing to bring Shambhala vision into the world around them. No such report on this ...continue


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