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Favorite Books:  An Invitation to Readers of the Times

Favorite Books: An Invitation to Readers of the Times – HIGHLIGHT

If you haven’t fully embraced the digital age (like me) and enjoy holding a book in your hands, you probably have to keep scouting out more shelf space (me too).  Then there is the dilemma of how to organize the increasing treasure trove.  I’ll share my ... continue
Posted September 10, 2019 by alexvangils
Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo – HIGHLIGHT

review of a George Saunders novel by Michelle Welch I’m often on the lookout for Buddhist-themed novels, and Lincoln in the Bardo is a new novel that received numerous critical accolades. More recently, Lion’s Roar magazine featured an interview with the author, George Saunders. I was particularly drawn ... continue
Posted May 27, 2017 by CGH
The Road Home: An Interview with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

The Road Home: An Interview with Shastri Ethan Nichtern – HIGHLIGHT

Shastri Ethan Nichtern talks with Dan Glenn of the Shambhala Times about his third book, The Road Home (North Point Press), which comes out today. First thing’s first: this book is really good! I was really inspired, touched, and opened by your book in ways I didn’t expect to be. Photo ... continue
Posted April 21, 2015 by Dan
The Path of Translating

The Path of Translating – HIGHLIGHT

Translating in the Ear Whispering Lineage by Stéphane Bedard, Montreal, Quebec When I started to read one of the Sakyong’s recent advanced texts, parts of the text were whispered to me in French. This was unusual. I read the whole book over several months and kept hearing this ... continue
Posted March 6, 2015 by
Birth of Shambhala Publications

Birth of Shambhala Publications – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhala Times Exclusive: Interview with Sam Bercholz edited by Ani Dawa Chotso Shambhala Publications was born at Ground Zero of the 1960s counterculture: in the back of a bookstore on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. The Times asked Sam Bercholz for more details … How did it all get ... continue
Posted May 29, 2013 by
On the Road in Shambhala Texas, part 2

On the Road in Shambhala Texas, part 2

by Paul M. Kendel My previous talks had been an opportunity for opening up and continuing the healing process since my return from Iraq. However, my visit to San Antonio would be fruitful not for myself, but for a friend. Raised as a “dharma brat”, Morgan was ... continue
Posted September 13, 2012 by
On the Road in Shambhala Texas

On the Road in Shambhala Texas – HIGHLIGHT

by Paul M. Kendel Armed with my son Sean, who quickly adopted the role of roadie/tour manager and promoter, we set off from Jacksonville, Florida, for our ten day odyssey through Texas. We spent the first night in New Orleans, but Bourbon Street, bars, and the numerous ... continue
Posted September 13, 2012 by
Introducing Mindfulness: A Practical Guide

Introducing Mindfulness: A Practical Guide – HIGHLIGHT

A new book by Tessa Watt We can train ourselves in mindfulness, just as we exercise to keep our bodies healthy. Mindfulness training is free of any religion or dogma, although it draws on the ancient traditions of meditation and yoga, incorporating insights from modern medicine and ... continue
Posted August 19, 2012 by
An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog

An Introduction to Shambhala Culture: Awesome Like a Hot Dog – HIGHLIGHT

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 ... continue
Posted July 26, 2012 by
Snow Lion joins Shambhala Publications

Snow Lion joins Shambhala Publications – HIGHLIGHT

Thirty years ago His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave the founders of Snow Lion a mission: to publish books from all the traditions of Tibet. It was most important, he told us, to be non-sectarian in our approach. More specifically, he suggested that we publish ... continue
Posted July 7, 2012 by
Interview with Sergeant Paul Kendel

Interview with Sergeant Paul Kendel – HIGHLIGHT

Interview with Paul M. Kendel (SSG Ret.), M.A. ~ author of Walking the Tiger’s Path: A Soldier’s Spiritual Journey in Iraq, the book chronicling a military deployment in Iraq, experiences of doubt and disillusionment, and eventual introduction to and connection with the Shambhala Buddhist teachings by Shambhala ... continue
Posted June 4, 2012 by Travis_May
Stock Your Shelves: 5 New Books

Stock Your Shelves: 5 New Books – HIGHLIGHT

It’s a ripe time of year, and books are springing onto 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 books, with links to learn more… Running with the ... continue
Posted January 28, 2012 by
Best Buddhist Book of 2011

Best Buddhist Book of 2011 – HIGHLIGHT

This Just In: Walking the Tiger’s Path, the memoir by Paul Kendel, just won an award as one of the Best Books in the USA for 2011! It was the sole winner in the Buddhist books category. The book was also a finalist for Biography/Memoir. Congratulations ... continue
Posted November 7, 2011 by
Elephant's 2010 Picks for Books

Elephant’s 2010 Picks for Books – HIGHLIGHT

It’s true that elephants don’t read. Nonetheless, elephant–the online journal founded by Waylon Lewis–has a thought-provoking list of “Top Reads of 2010,” centered on compassion, the environment, and spirituality. Here are just a few… Eaarth: Making Life on a Tough New Planet That’s not a misspelling in the ... continue
Posted December 30, 2010 by
Generosity Practices

Generosity Practices – HIGHLIGHT

By Lodro Rinzler At the Dana Group’s second annual in-person meeting, discussion arose about how the economic crisis has been affecting Shambhalians worldwide. Reports are coming in waves of Shambhalians losing their jobs, their homes, or encountering other unexpected fluctuations in financial stability. These circumstances often ... continue
Posted August 27, 2009 by


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