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Confessions from the Office of Culture and Decorum
Confessions from the Office of Culture and Decorum – HIGHLIGHT
9 responses - Posted 02.10.13
[caption id="attachment_53556" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Charles Blackhall[/caption]Observing the "Neutral Day" by Amanda Hester Adjutant to the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum Fact: Shambhala Day has always been my favourite day in the whole year, and not just the day itself but the entire, potentially weeklong, event. I love the address, especially ...continue
Shambhala Is A Culture
Shambhala Is A Culture – HIGHLIGHT
8 responses - Posted 02.14.18
Contemplating culture and decorum in Chicago by Akiba Barberousse Throughout Shambhala, a member of the leadership team at every center worldwide holds the position of Delegate to the Office of Culture & Decorum. Generally, this person is appointed by the director of the international office via nomination from the local council. For ...continue
Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct and Harm
no responses - Posted 02.13.18
A draft policy prepared by Crina Bondre Ardelean, Christopher Kreeger, Terry Rudderham, Alexis Shotwell. SECTION ONE View: Preventing sexual misconduct and harm Creating enlightened society implies establishing a community where many forms of interpersonal harm don’t happen; this policy addresses, in particular, the prevention of and response to sexual misconduct and harm. It ...continue
Appreciations and Farewells
Appreciations and Farewells – HIGHLIGHT
6 responses - Posted 12.28.15
An appreciative farewell gathering is held to honor the service of outgoing Shambhala leaders Carolyn Mandelker and Anna Weinstein by David Brown, with photos by Terry Rudderham On December 18th the staff of the Halifax Kalapa Centre hosted a farewell gathering in appreciation of Carolyn Mandelker and Anna Weinstein on their final day ...continue
With Elegance and Brilliance
With Elegance and Brilliance – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 06.10.15
[caption id="attachment_127860" align="alignright" width="300"] Sangyum Wendy Friedman[/caption]Report on the First Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum Conference in Europe - Led by Sangyum Wendy Friedman - Hosted within the Court Service and Practice weekend in Berlin article by Ute Reinhart-La Haye, SOCAD Regional Supervisor Europe photos by Jitka Holubcova "Like a soft and gentle tornado, ...continue
Exploring Decorum
Exploring Decorum – HIGHLIGHT
8 responses - Posted 05.13.15
COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture by Amanda Hester Adjutant, Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum The word decorum, particularly within the context of Shambhala culture, has to do with dignity and trust. Early on in one’s engagement with Shambhala there is an encouragement to act and carry oneself, to present oneself, with dignity and ...continue
Imperial Culture vs. Cultural Imperialism
Imperial Culture vs. Cultural Imperialism – HIGHLIGHT
10 responses - Posted 10.07.13
[caption id="attachment_82382" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Jeff Fink[/caption]COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture This series of articles is brought to you by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. We hope that these offerings will bring fresh perspectives on living our principles, invoking drala and enriching culture in our homes, centers and communities. ...continue
Honest and Unadorned
Honest and Unadorned – HIGHLIGHT
3 responses - Posted 09.25.13
[caption id="attachment_84574" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Oleg Vernagorov, Odessa, Ukraine[/caption]COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture This series of articles is brought to you by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. We hope that these offerings will bring fresh perspectives on living our principles, invoking drala and enriching culture in our homes, centers ...continue
What IS Culture and Decorum?
What IS Culture and Decorum? – HIGHLIGHT
9 responses - Posted 11.14.12
[caption id="attachment_41212" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Charles Blackhall[/caption]Just what exactly IS Shambhala Culture and Decorum? by Amanda Hester, Adjutant to the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum For many in Shambhala ‘culture and decorum’ are words vaguely associated with any number of forms and events, with fussy women or elegant ladies. These ...continue
An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog
An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog – HIGHLIGHT
8 responses - Posted 07.26.12
by Amanda Hester Adjutant Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum An Introduction to Shambhala Culture is a handy little booklet newly published through Shambhala Media. It is presented by the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum. It is elegant, and orange, and it whispers ‘tiger’ at you. It is simple and it is ...continue
All Ages and Abilities Have a Home in Shambhala!
All Ages and Abilities Have a Home in Shambhala! – HIGHLIGHT
4 responses - Posted 07.17.12
This is the sixth in an ongoing series of articles on Aging in Shambhala. It is an interview with Mary Whetsell, Director of the Shambhala Office of Societal Health and Well-Being. Ms. Whetsell oversees the community-focused international working groups for the Shambhala mandala, including those dealing with aging and accessibility. ...continue
Prague Gathering Encourages Honest and Fearless Communication
Prague Gathering Encourages Honest and Fearless Communication
no responses - Posted 04.09.11
Shambhala Prague welcomed leaders from 24 centres and groups from 12 countries to this weekend's latest Kalapa Governance Gathering. Ranging from the Ukraine and Poland through to Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, the more than 60 participants joined the challenge of continuing to encourage more honest and fearless communication ...continue
Touching the Earth Collective—December 2020 Newsletter
Touching the Earth Collective—December 2020 Newsletter – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 12.02.20
Wild Rice Stuffing and Children's Day By Irene Woodard There are certain things that happen this time of year... A big family gathering with the wild rice stuffing that doesn’t go in the bird. The New Yorker has a turkey cartoon. The Children’s Day King and Queen dolls appear on my shrine. ...continue
Shambhala Service Awards
Shambhala Service Awards – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 03.13.17
At the request of the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo, the Shambhala Office of Culture and Decorum is pleased to announce the reinstatement of Shambhala Service Awards. from the Office of Culture and Decorum, with photos by BHH Studios On Shambhala Day 2017, more than 1,400 awards were conferred on recipients around the ...continue
Mary Sehlinger Retirement
Mary Sehlinger Retirement – HIGHLIGHT
22 responses - Posted 01.30.17
Shambhala’s Director of Societal Health and Well-being retires: “I see the Shambhala Community engaging in a long cultural shift.” by Kalapa Envoy Richard Reoch After six years as Shambhala’s Director of Societal Health and Well-Being, Mary Sehlinger is retiring. Known to many by her former married surname, Whetsell (Sehlinger is her maiden ...continue


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