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Dragon Making and the "Weconomy"

Dragon Making and the “Weconomy” – HIGHLIGHT

dragon with ball, Follow-up Activities from the Bright Now Festival, Amsterdam article by Meino Zeillemaker and Debbie Evers The Bright Now festival was so successful! Now that it is over, we want to share some news about the events and activities that have come out of the Festival. ... continue
Posted November 1, 2014 by
Goodbye, Egoism

Goodbye, Egoism – HIGHLIGHT

Reporting from the Scene: Bright Now Festival in Amsterdam, “basic goodness in action” by Anna Spohr, of Mindful Movie I was a volunteer at the first Bright Now Festival, playing the part of filmmaker this time, rather than mindfulness trainer. Attracted by the strong positivity of the theme, “A ... continue
Posted October 9, 2014 by
Surviving and Thriving

Surviving and Thriving – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offers meditation instruction in Amsterdam, photo courtesy of BHH StudiosReporting from the Scene: Bright Now Festival, Amsterdam article by Klemen Kokelj photos by Sabine Lokhorst, Helen Vink and BHH Studios On Saturday morning the Grote zaal (main hall) opens up. Three young musicians called the ‘Twiching Eye ... continue
Posted October 7, 2014 by
Understanding the Power of Human Mind

Understanding the Power of Human Mind – HIGHLIGHT

Bright Now Festival Opens in Amsterdam with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche article by Klemen Kokelj of Knowmads, partner in the organization of the festival photos by BHH Studios and Helen Vink It is Friday evening, 7pm. I enter the Royal Tropical Institute. A luxurious marble hall with a flavor of ... continue
Posted October 1, 2014 by
Strength of a Gentle Society

Strength of a Gentle Society – HIGHLIGHT

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 ... continue
Posted September 19, 2014 by
The Sakyong’s Advisory Panel on Shambhala Environments

The Sakyong’s Advisory Panel on Shambhala Environments – HIGHLIGHT

outside the Amsterdam Shambhala Center,COLUMN: Shambhala on the Move by Steve Vosper, Chair, Shambhala Environments with Peter van der Molen, Associate Panel Member Flashback Back in the mid 1980’s: Amsterdam proudly owned a former bottle rinsing plant. Upstairs a forest of beams criss-crossing the attic; downstairs cold tiled floors, that ... continue
Posted September 15, 2014 by
Shambhala Meets A Royal

Shambhala Meets A Royal – HIGHLIGHT

Acharya Han de Wit wtih Princess BeatrixAcharya Han de Wit presents The Shambhala Principle to Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands by Acharya Han de Wit, Amsterdam The inter-religious conference In Vrijheid Verbonden, instituted in 2005 by the Dutch Queen Beatrix celebrates and commemorates that in 1579 the Declaration ... continue
Posted February 23, 2014 by
Musical Quintessence and Breath

Musical Quintessence and Breath – HIGHLIGHT

Surprise Concert for Shastri Hans Zwart On July 13, 2012, an extraordinary event took place at the Amsterdam Shambhala Centre. Five sonnets, written by Shastri Hans Zwart during a difficult period in his life, were set to music as a classical song cycle and performed live by ... continue
Posted December 31, 2012 by
Children's Day Stories and Photos

Children’s Day Stories and Photos – HIGHLIGHT

Children’s Day is the annual Shambhala celebration of light at the darkest time of the year. Held on or around the Winter Solstice, it is a day to celebrate light and children. Communities around the world gather together with their children and families to bring gifts ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day: Amsterdam

Children’s Day: Amsterdam

by Liesbeth Scholten The Children’s Day celebration in the Netherlands was a joyful community event in the Amsterdam center, where parents, children and teenagers were happy to meet again, catch up and enjoy the festivities together. To start the ceremony, the children, dressed as kings and queens ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by

Jongeren uit Amsterdam

Amsterdam is begonnen met het houden van Youth Nights om het voor jongeren makkelijker te maken in contact te komen met het Boeddhisme en met elkaar. Tijdens het laatste Buddhist Youth Festival lieten veel deelnemers weten hoe belangrijk het voor hen is om andere jongeren in het ... continue
Posted March 13, 2009 by tmkoot


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