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What Role Can Exercise Play In Shambhala Practice?

What Role Can Exercise Play In Shambhala Practice? – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Form on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Meditation has a key role to pay in Shambhala practice, but Buddhist belief does see a vital link between mental and physical well-being, and the Eightfold Path clearly envisions both. In a more symbolic sense, the path of Perfect Livelihood ... continue
Posted March 24, 2020 by alexvangils
Fostering Indoor Air Quality, with Shambhala Teachings and Practice

Fostering Indoor Air Quality, with Shambhala Teachings and Practice – HIGHLIGHT

By Vinicius Amano on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” The Dalai Lama once stated that there are two major reasons leading to the current environmental crisis: ignorance, and a lack of courage to take action to solve problems. The human connection to nature is a vital part of Shambhala Buddhism ... continue
Posted February 2, 2020 by alexvangils
Love from Auschwitz: A Bearing-Witness Retreat with the Zen Peacemakers

Love from Auschwitz: A Bearing-Witness Retreat with the Zen Peacemakers – HIGHLIGHT

By Sophie Leger What an amazing experience this Bearing-Witness Retreat with the Zen Peacemakers turned out to be: Ninety participants from many different countries and religious backgrounds, speaking different languages – people from Sweden, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Canada, US, Israel, Brazil, Columbia, Belgium, England. Some ... continue
Posted December 30, 2019 by alexvangils
McMindfulness:  How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality

McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality – HIGHLIGHT

Christine Heming reviews the book by Ronald E. Purser McMindfulness occurs when mindfulness is used, with intention or unwittingly, for self-serving and ego-enhancing purposes that run counter to both Buddhist and Abrahamic prophetic teachings to let go of ego-attachment and enact skillful compassion for everyone. David Forbes, The ... continue
Posted December 22, 2019 by alexvangils
Translating For Burma

Translating For Burma

Alinsek IR working in exile “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” — The Buddha “There is no religion higher than the Truth.” — H Hahn Blavatsky “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness” — Chinese Proverb by Larry Steele I have a ... continue
Posted December 14, 2019 by alexvangils
Mother Burma, What is the Truth?

Mother Burma, What is the Truth? – HIGHLIGHT

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons By Larry Steele This week, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroine of Burmese democracy and leader of her multi-ethnic but majority-Buddhist nation, stood before the United Nations’ International Court of Justice to defend her country, now called Myanmar, against charges of genocide. Around ... continue
Posted December 14, 2019 by alexvangils
Windhorse in the Andes

Windhorse in the Andes – HIGHLIGHT

Cajas National Park with alpacas Windhorse in the Andes – Vacation & Meditation in Ecuador, January 2020 Shambhala Cuenca Meditation Group invites you to visit us in Cuenca, Ecuador. Meditate and study as we offer Shambhala Studies Level 1 on January 11 & 12 and Levels 2 & 3 ... continue
Posted September 3, 2019 by alexvangils
Book Review: In Love With the World

Book Review: In Love With the World – HIGHLIGHT

In Love With the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying  by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche with Helen Tworkov Reviewed by Christine Heming If you do not recognize the truth of impermanence, you cannot attain genuine realization.  You must allow the illusion of ego to die.  ... continue
Posted August 20, 2019 by alexvangils
More Buried Rivers

More Buried Rivers – HIGHLIGHT

A second excerpt from the book subtitled A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust by Ellen Korman Mains It would be dark when I arrived in Zamość, a place I’d never been and where I knew no one. I didn’t even have a reservation for the night. It wasn’t confidence ... continue
Posted September 26, 2018 by CGH
Buried Rivers

Buried Rivers – HIGHLIGHT

A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust; excerpt from a book  by Ellen Korman Mains The center was called Tail of the Tiger then. When I returned from my second visit, my mother went to the door of my parents’ bedroom and called my father out, like a foot-soldier ... continue
Posted September 24, 2018 by CGH
The Liberation of Lowered Expectations

The Liberation of Lowered Expectations – HIGHLIGHT

by Larry Barnett One reason I sometimes feel dissatisfied with life is that my expectations are too high. In fact, this is the primary reason. I expect, for example, that candidates for President of the United States will have been taught good manners like politeness and not ... continue
Posted August 19, 2018 by CGH
Endowed Chair at Michigan

Endowed Chair at Michigan – HIGHLIGHT

New Chair in Tibetan Buddhist Studies established at University of Michigan, in the largest gift for the study of Tibetan Buddhism in North America from the Khyentse Foundation The University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts has received a gift of $2.5 million to establish the ... continue
Posted July 28, 2018 by CGH
Buddhists Converse in Montpelier, VT

Buddhists Converse in Montpelier, VT – HIGHLIGHT

article by Gayle Hanson reprinted with permission from the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus photos by Anne-Marie Keppel It’s a given that everybody wants to be happy, but at the end of a long Vermont February it’s sometimes hard to find the silver lining in the endless clouds. That said, several ... continue
Posted March 17, 2013 by
Report from SunSpace: Should Tiger ditch Buddhism for Christianity?

Report from SunSpace: Should Tiger ditch Buddhism for Christianity?

Today has been a flurry on the Shambhala Sun’s blog, SunSpace. Scores of people have voiced opinion on Fox pundit Brit Hume’s recent remarks that only Christianity (not Buddhism) can save Tiger Woods. Come read and add your voice. continue
Posted January 4, 2010 by mollydeshong


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