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The Sweeper, A Buddhist Tale – HIGHLIGHT

Writing a dharma story for children by Becky Hazell Writing about dharma for children can be tricky. The story can’t be too simplistic or moralistic because it won’t engage a child, but you also want to offer something meaningful. I remember a sweet book someone gave us when ... continue
Posted October 25, 2017 by CGH

The Lost Art of Good Conversation – HIGHLIGHT

A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life A new book by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche In a world of iPhones, social media and e-mail, we are all in constant contact. Then why are so many people feeling burned out, distant from colleagues, and abandoned by family and ... continue
Posted October 19, 2017 by CGH

Dharma of ‘The Princess Bride’ – HIGHLIGHT

An excerpt from a new book exploring the dharmic lessons of this favorite modern fairy tale by Ethan Nichtern “Some of my favorite teachers are philosophical masters. Deft, witty, and inconceivably ambidextrous with their material, they are the Dread Pirate Roberts of their given subject. Regardless of the ... continue
Posted October 17, 2017 by CGH

Crowded by Beauty – HIGHLIGHT

The Poet is Profound. The Poet is a Jester. Interview with Acharya David Schneider by Valerie Lorig written and edited by J. R. Gilness When author David Schneider was a fledgling student of Zen, he and his cohorts celebrated the end of retreat with a picnic at the crest ... continue
Posted June 21, 2015 by Dan

Devotion and Crazy Wisdom – HIGHLIGHT

Reviewing the New Release of Devotion and Crazy Wisdom: Teachings on the Sadhana of Mahamudra Available through Shambhala Media written by Frank Ryan In 1963 Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche received a Spaulding scholarship to attend Oxford University. Sailing from Bombay to Tilbury aboard the P&O Line he immersed himself into ... continue
Posted June 18, 2015 by Dan

Graceful Appearance – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang Publications is happy to announce the release of Michael Wood’s new book, Graceful Appearance: Passion, Perception, Expression. Graceful Appearance is a collection of 108 of Michael’s most essential Miksang photographs. They were selected from thousands of images taken over more than thirty years of developing and ... continue
Posted May 24, 2015 by Dan

Winter Reads – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Times is delighted to announce a new tropical novel to warm your toes on those cold nights! Longtime Albuquerque sangha member and author Janice Convery is tickled to announce the worldwide birth of her new novel Dogs In The Sun, a tropical odyssey about a diverse ... continue
Posted December 27, 2014 by

More “Hot Summer Reads” – HIGHLIGHT

Retired Shastri Rebecca Hazell is already well known for her award winning books for children. If you love sweeping adult epics with a spiritual element, try her historical trilogy, set in the thirteenth century. In The Grip of God, set during the Mongol invasions (the Sakyong ... continue
Posted July 26, 2014 by

Place Your Thoughts Here – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhala Times is pleased to share another new “Summer Read”: Steven Saitzyk’s new book, “Place Your Thoughts Here”. Read below to find out why he wrote this book. article by Steven Saitzyk It is said that most authors end up writing the book they would like to read. ... continue
Posted July 12, 2014 by

Meditated Murder: A Dharma Mystery – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Times brings you new “Summer Reads” by members of the Shambhala Community… The following is an except regarding the nature of appearance/emptiness from the book entitled Meditated Murder: A Dharma Mystery. It is by Sachi Deleg, a pen name for long time Shambhala practitioner ... continue
Posted July 11, 2014 by

Dreamers and Their Shadows – HIGHLIGHT

A Book Review of a New Book by Douglas Penick originally published on The Chronicle Project review by John Sell In the bombed-out wreckage of post-war Tokyo, a safe is discovered that contains several scrolls within a gorgeous antique lacquer box. They chronicle the strange trajectory of the Prince ... continue
Posted April 20, 2014 by

The ‘Mindful Journey’ of Writing a Children’s Book – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Rob Cimperman, Washington D.C. It takes hard work to face the world, and to step out front to lead. Instead we close our eyes or turn our backs on those in need. We shield ourselves in armor, only forged by our own hands, from blame, ... continue
Posted November 3, 2013 by

Stock Your Shelves: 4 New Books – HIGHLIGHT

It’s harvest season in the northern hemisphere not only for carrots and kale, but also for new books lining the shelves at our local bookstores. If you look closely, you might see a few by familiar authors! Here’s a sneak preview of a few of these ... continue
Posted October 30, 2013 by

Occupy Spirituality – HIGHLIGHT

A Radical Vision for a New Generation by Adam Bucko and Mathew Fox interview by Amanda Hester, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent Amanda: I was struck by your description of “spiritual warriorship”. This is particularly resonant with Shambhala. Matthew: It is nice to hear a woman respond to that language. ... continue
Posted September 27, 2013 by

Effortless Beauty – HIGHLIGHT

Acharya Dan Hessey Interviews Julie DuBose My name is Dan Hessey, and I’m here with Julie DuBose, author of Effortless Beauty: Photography as an Expression of Eye, Mind, and Heart. It must be exciting to publish this wonderful book. The photographs are really beautiful and the writing ... continue
Posted August 12, 2013 by


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