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Children's Day: Pittsburgh

Children’s Day: Pittsburgh

from Veronica Haberkost Societal Health & Well Being Director, Pittsburgh Shambhala Meditation Center Our Children’s Day was so much fun! We had seven children participate. We started with the children performing The Four Dignities Offering Ceremony. They started with the percussion procession leading the King and Queen of ... continue
Posted January 9, 2013 by
Children's Day: Vancouver

Children’s Day: Vancouver

The Vancouver Shambhala Centre celebrated Children’s Day with a large gathering of families and children. The photos tell the story of the day beautifully. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Shambhala King ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day Stories and Photos

Children’s Day Stories and Photos – HIGHLIGHT

Children’s Day is the annual Shambhala celebration of light at the darkest time of the year. Held on or around the Winter Solstice, it is a day to celebrate light and children. Communities around the world gather together with their children and families to bring gifts ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day, At Home in Halifax

Children’s Day, At Home in Halifax

At the home of Acharya Noel McLellan and Marguerite Drescher in Halifax, a lively Children’s Day was celebrated, replete with a special shrine, cookies, and family time. Click on a photo to view as a slideshow. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day: Amsterdam

Children’s Day: Amsterdam

by Liesbeth Scholten The Children’s Day celebration in the Netherlands was a joyful community event in the Amsterdam center, where parents, children and teenagers were happy to meet again, catch up and enjoy the festivities together. To start the ceremony, the children, dressed as kings and queens ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day: New York City

Children’s Day: New York City

The New York Shambhala Center celebrated Children’s Day with a large gathering of families and children, and much celebration. They particularly had fun with a photo booth! The photos tell the story of the day beautifully. See more photos on their facebook page. #gallery-5 { margin: auto; } #gallery-5 ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day: Boston

Children’s Day: Boston

The Boston Shambhala Center celebrated Children’s Day with a large gathering of families and children. Director Dan Glenn and Ali Dick were King and Queen, and sangha member Jim Infantino performed. The photos tell the story of the day beautifully. #gallery-6 { margin: auto; } #gallery-6 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day at Karme Choling

Children’s Day at Karme Choling

by Lauren Sanford This year Karme Choling’s Children’s Day celebration featured crafts in the morning including cookie decorating, writing out wishes (which were then put on our solstice tree), painting, candle making, and making glitter jars. The glitter jars, which could also be called a home made ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children’s Day: San Francisco Dzong

Children’s Day: San Francisco Dzong

by Barry Solomon ‘Twas a splendid afternoon at the second annual Children’s Day at the San Francisco Dzong. Sangha families, friends, and guests gathered together amongst a space decorated with strands of holiday lights for a full afternoon of activities, both to celebrate the winter solstice, the ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day: Pioneer Valley

Children’s Day: Pioneer Valley

We had a lovely and somewhat chaotic day. Our Children’s program coordinator, Barbara Lynn wrote a play based on the Iliana story, and the children acted it out as the King and Queen of Shambhala (John and Andrea Darby) watched. The children had made winter gardens ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day Celebrations Across Europe

Children’s Day Celebrations Across Europe – HIGHLIGHT

By Liesbeth Scholten and Harald Ronge At this special time of year – the return of sun at the winter solstice – Children’s Day is an opportunity for us to celebrate the light of our society’s future, our children. In Europe, several local communities celebrated Children’s Day ... continue
Posted December 31, 2011 by
Celebrating Children's Day!

Celebrating Children’s Day! – HIGHLIGHT

Children’s Day celebrations resounded throughout the mandala in the last week. Photos from celebrations at Karme Choling and the Halifax Shambhala Center can be viewed below. Over the years, the Shambhala community has adopted a tradition of celebrating the changes of season. These special days of celebration ... continue
Posted December 26, 2011 by
NYC Children Send Gift Packages to Surmang

NYC Children Send Gift Packages to Surmang – HIGHLIGHT

By Anne Kenan Last October President Reoch sent out an email to the Shambhala community sharing a photo and video taken on the first day of school at Surmang Shedra. The group photo showed one hundred some-odd children–from toddlers to teens–with arms raised in cheer and faces ... continue
Posted February 3, 2011 by
A Children's Sun Sadhana

A Children’s Sun Sadhana – HIGHLIGHT

Rochelle Weithorn recorded the New York City Children’s Day performance, which was based on the I-Ching and had the structure of a sadhana. It was written and directed by Jack Niland, produced by Genevieve Waltcher, featured the Milarepa Children’s Chorus, and starred Kings and Queens of ... continue
Posted January 13, 2011 by
A Children's Day Greeting from the Sakyong Wangmo

A Children’s Day Greeting from the Sakyong Wangmo – HIGHLIGHT

Tomorrow, December 21st, is Children’s Day in Shambhala. The Sakyong Wangmo, Khandro Tseyang, has recorded a message for the holiday to share with the community. On Children’s Day, we can all gather to appreciate the children in our sangha, and to enjoy the festive season. Listen to ... continue
Posted December 20, 2010 by


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