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Ottawa Citizen Article on Bodhi School

Ottawa Citizen Article on Bodhi School – HIGHLIGHT

Bodhi School at the Ottawa Shambhala Centre, and its founder Sheila Craig, have been mentioned in an article in the Ottawa Citizen. continue
Posted November 14, 2010 by
Families, Parenting and the Shambhala Path

Families, Parenting and the Shambhala Path – HIGHLIGHT

By Megan Parke Our homes and families are the very ground to grow our fearlessness, gentleness, love and wisdom. Parenting is also hard work. It takes us to the edge, rouses our joy and opens our hearts like almost nothing else. As practitioners we know this is ... continue
Posted May 29, 2010 by
Exploring Community: A Quarterly Newsletter

Exploring Community: A Quarterly Newsletter – HIGHLIGHT

“We therefore need to engender a genuine understanding that all individuals have a place in Shambhala society. There should not be a sense of outer and inner, but rather a sense of being included in the compassionate embrace of heaven and earth.” – Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche By Mary ... continue
Posted May 22, 2010 by
Sweet Children Of Tibet

Sweet Children Of Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

Sweet Children Of Tibet (Goodnight) By Andrée Stolte Sweet children of Tibet, goodnight sleep lovely dear little ones as white feathered wing sweeps over your exquisite dusty faces, silent eyes continue
Posted May 18, 2010 by
Hearts Melting for You

Hearts Melting for You – HIGHLIGHT

A poem offered by the Family Working Group, celebrating the announcement of our expectant Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo To Khandro Tseyang To Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche And to the royal child On this good earth we waited for this precious being. On a Shambhla day when the earth ox turned into the ... continue
Posted March 20, 2010 by
Children in a Shambhala Household

Children in a Shambhala Household – HIGHLIGHT

This article touches on the richness of mixing meditation practice and Shambhala culture with the complexities of family life. It is an area where everyone has valuable experience. Continuing to build on materials and resources on this topic is a vital part of exploring the culture ... continue
Posted January 3, 2010 by Susan Williams
New Song for Young Children: We are the Warriors

New Song for Young Children: We are the Warriors

For Children’s Day/Winter Solstice, the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo offer a song they wrote for the young children of Shambhala. We are the Warriors Download Listen to the tune. Verse 1 When we walk we are mindful like tigers When we play we are joyful like lions When we sing we ... continue
Posted December 10, 2009 by
Family and Children's Programming & Articles

Family and Children’s Programming & Articles

Upcoming Programs of Interest: Teen Retreat at Karme Choling, Vermont – Nov. 13 – 15, 2009 Sun Camp Articles on Families and Children in Shambhala: Spring Equinox Focus on Families – March 20th, 2009 continue
Posted November 10, 2009 by
Sun Camp: When You Lose Your Mind, Come Back!

Sun Camp: When You Lose Your Mind, Come Back!

Sun Camp was the most important part of my life as a young adult. It felt as though I did all of my growing up during two short weeks in August, and then spent the rest of the year processing. I was obsessed with camp. I ... continue
Posted April 19, 2009 by
Leo Tolstoi's Instructions on How To Rule Your Kingdom

Leo Tolstoi’s Instructions on How To Rule Your Kingdom

Julie Heegaard as the Wise Guru addresses the Queen and King Stephen and Yeshe Clarke as King and Queen Dale Lantz as the King's Minister addresses the King and Queen For Children’s Day in December at the Baltimore Shambhala Center we adapted a story story by Leo Tolstoi called ... continue
Posted April 10, 2009 by
Conversations With My Son

Conversations With My Son

Conversations With My Son By Mushim Ikeda Nash Mushim Ikeda Nash is a writer and Zen practitioner, community peace activist and member of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, diversity facilitator for Bay Area Buddhist Groups and Naropa University, and mother of a teenage son. In the following essay ... continue
Posted March 26, 2009 by
Awakened Early, and Often: Family Camp at Dorje Denma Ling

Awakened Early, and Often: Family Camp at Dorje Denma Ling – HIGHLIGHT

Family Camp 2008 at Dorje Denma Ling was wonderfully successful with over 40 parents and children coming together for a week of practice, lawn games, crafts, beach outings, campfires, dancing, theater and ritual. Throughout the Shambhala mandala, at Karme Choling, Shambhala Mountain Center and Dechen Choling, Family ... continue
Posted March 23, 2009 by
Discovering Basic Goodness in the Classroom

Discovering Basic Goodness in the Classroom

I never wanted to be a teacher. It just somehow happened. Now it’s been four years since I graduated with my masters in education. Slowly I’ve come to realize that I am a natural teacher. It’s in my blood. My grandmother was a teacher, my great-grandparents ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by
Mindful Parenting

Mindful Parenting

As anyone who has practiced meditation is likely to know, being able to remain seated and watch the mind without judgment is much harder than it sounds. However, that pales in comparison to the challenges I’ve faced as a parent, as anyone who has helped raise ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by
Bringing Peace Into Your Home With Family Meditation

Bringing Peace Into Your Home With Family Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

Happiness comes from slowing down and cultivating a peaceful place inside together as a family. A daily dose of meditation helps family members – Self-soothe and settle energy … and relieve anxiety Develop clarity … and prevent anger and resentment Increase empathy … and decrease “Me first” and “I want” Strengthen ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by Kerry Lee MacLean


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