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The Time to get it Right

The Time to get it Right – HIGHLIGHT

Initiating the climate change conversation in Nova Scotia: A Retreat at the Thinkers Lodge, Pugwash, Nova Scotia on the 60th Anniversary of the Inaugural Pugwash Conference on Nuclear Disarmament, Co-Recipient of the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize By Shastri Christine Heming and Karalee Clark The Statement: We know there are no ... continue
Posted October 23, 2017 by CGH
Living Beyond Hope and Fear

Living Beyond Hope and Fear – HIGHLIGHT

Boulder Shambhala Center hosts Climate Change Symposium, September 15-17 by Karen Smith This September the Boulder Shambhala Center will host the second annual Living Beyond Hope and Fear climate change symposium. This year’s event carries the subtitle of “Warrior Principle, Climate Action.” The symposium is part of an ongoing ... continue
Posted August 25, 2017 by CGH
Climate March Aspirations

Climate March Aspirations – HIGHLIGHT

Why I’m joining the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29, and why I hope you will too by Mark Rasmuson What ecological challenges we face!  Just in the past month, we’ve seen a U.S. EPA administrator sworn into office who denies basic climate science, the “sheer reckless folly” of Trump’s executive ... continue
Posted April 7, 2017 by CGH
People's Climate Mobilization

People’s Climate Mobilization – HIGHLIGHT

Shambhalians take action, responding to the call for Buddhist participation in the People’s Climate Mobilization  by Mark Rasmuson Members of the DC Shambhala sangha have joined a coalition of Mindfulness/Buddhist groups to help organize the April 29 People’s Climate Mobilization in Washington DC. The coalition, working with several hundred other partners who ... continue
Posted March 19, 2017 by CGH
The Pope, the Climate, and Enlightened Society

The Pope, the Climate, and Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

Followers of many traditions come together to contemplate climate change through study of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si by Russell Rogers Here in Nelson British Columbia, the Kootenay Shambhala Centre is taking part in an extraordinary event. For the first time, 50 to 60 people from various churches ... continue
Posted December 26, 2015 by CGH
Shambhala Visits the White House

Shambhala Visits the White House – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Delegation to the Buddhist Leaders Conference and White House Briefing in the Briefing Auditorium at the WHReport from the White House Buddhist Leaders’ Summit – Shambhala Delegation by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown photos by Acharya Marty Janowitz A Shambhala delegation attended the historic Buddhist Leaders’ Summit at the ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Miksang image by Charles BlackhallStatement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders in the United States 5-14-15 “If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you recognize that your liberation and mine are bound up together, we can walk together.” ~ Lila Watson As ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
A Call to Meditation in Action on Climate Change

A Call to Meditation in Action on Climate Change – HIGHLIGHT

by Acharya Marty Janowitz In a short while we will be arriving at the autumn equinox, the moment in our annual and seasonal cycle we call ‘Harvest of Peace’. Such moments are marked not because we need another holiday but because it is natural to experience ... continue
Posted September 14, 2014 by
Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth

Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth – HIGHLIGHT

A Call to Contemplation and Action on Climate Change by Sakyong Mipham (republished from April 2009) On April 19, 2009, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offered the following teaching in support of Earth Day, and the work of the Touching the Earth working group of the ... continue
Posted December 6, 2009 by
Shambhala and the Buddhist Response to Climate Change

Shambhala and the Buddhist Response to Climate Change

Now is the time for us to tap the power available to us from our diverse disciplines, cultures and societies to cultivate the dignity, confidence and fearlessness necessary to protect our Earth. — The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche Mother Earth was able to tolerate our sloppy house ... continue
Posted December 5, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Universal Responsibility and the Climate Emergency

Universal Responsibility and the Climate Emergency – HIGHLIGHT

By His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, who was the first to sign the Buddhist Declaration on Climate Change It is difficult to fully comprehend great environmental changes like global warming. We know that carbon dioxide levels are rising dangerously in the atmosphere leading to unprecedented ... continue
Posted December 5, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
One Centre, One Global Sustainability Effort

One Centre, One Global Sustainability Effort – HIGHLIGHT

A look at the sustainability effort at the Halifax Shambhala Centre By Richard Peisinger The central focus of the Halifax Shambhala Centre Sustainability Initiative, formed in 2007, is to support conditions for success at the World Summit on Climate Change in Copenhagen from December 11-14. To send ... continue
Posted December 4, 2009 by
Practice, Love, Protect, and Act

Practice, Love, Protect, and Act – HIGHLIGHT

The natural steps we can take to apply Shambhala Buddhism to environmental action By Irene Lorch-Wauchope Practice makes us more aware: we look around and we see what is going on. As we practice, our circle of awareness naturally expands, and we become more aware of ... continue
Posted December 3, 2009 by
Doing it at Home

Doing it at Home – HIGHLIGHT

The radical simplicity of the little changes: how we drive, heat our homes, do housework, and relate with food. By Hudson Shotwell A few years ago, in order to prepare for a reasonable, practice-relevant descent down the other side of the oil peak, Janet and I ... continue
Posted December 2, 2009 by
Buddhadharma and the Planetary Crisis

Buddhadharma and the Planetary Crisis – HIGHLIGHT

We begin our theme on the Buddhist Response to Climate Change, with an excerpt from the new book, A Buddhist Response to the Climate Emergency, edited by John Stanley, David R. Loy, and Gyurme Dorje. From the introduction, by David R. Loy and John Stanley If ... continue
Posted December 1, 2009 by Jennifer Holder


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