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Dying Well: A Book and Community Conversation

Dying Well: A Book and Community Conversation – HIGHLIGHT

With Richard Reoch and Ron Schultz Article by Ron Schultz “I thought I was preparing for death. And in reality, I learned I was preparing to live more fully.” When Richard Reoch wrote Dying Well, his impetus was an awareness that people didn’t know what to say to people ... continue
Posted February 23, 2021 by archives-staff
Therapy and Counselling Program for Shambhala Community Members Seeking Assistance

Therapy and Counselling Program for Shambhala Community Members Seeking Assistance – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash Dear Shambhala Community, The Shambhala Board acknowledges that healing and repair is an imperative for our community, and we aspire to do what we can to repair past and current harm, particularly for those individuals who have experienced harm due to aggression, ... continue
Posted February 19, 2021 by archives-staff
Open Letter from 68 Dharma Brats to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Open Letter from 68 Dharma Brats to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche – HIGHLIGHT

The following republishes an open letter from second-generation members of the Shambhala community to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the community’s leader and spiritual teacher. The letter expresses a heartfelt request for the Sakyong to engage in a path of authentic accountability for his actions that harmed specific ... continue
Posted June 30, 2020 by archives-staff
A Space for Sharing Collective Grief during the Racism Pandemic

A Space for Sharing Collective Grief during the Racism Pandemic – HIGHLIGHT

An announcement of an online program with Acharyas Charlene Leung, Holly Gayley, Gaylon Ferguson & Emily Bower The atrocity of centuries old social injustice, uncovered by the pandemic, comes to a head with the recent killing of George Floyd. Change is everywhere. What we each experience differs, based ... continue
Posted June 8, 2020 by archives-staff
Level III: There’s Also Magic Online

Level III: There’s Also Magic Online – HIGHLIGHT

Double rainbow over Madrid at the end of the weekend, (C) Peter Savaiano Este artículo fue publicado originalmente en español aquí. By Claudia Arnau and Eloy Portillo Translated by Sonia Rodríguez & Peter Savaiano We were afraid because we’d never done anything like this before, but we chose to ... continue
Posted May 26, 2020 by archives-staff
Advice for Doing a COVID Retreat

Advice for Doing a COVID Retreat – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash By Shastri Russell Rodgers, in Nelson, B.C., Canada “Self-isolating” sounds a lot like being on retreat. It could be very boring. But maybe you’ve finally had your fill of Netflix. Maybe there are times in the day when you feel like ... continue
Posted May 12, 2020 by archives-staff
Condolences for Nova Scotia

Condolences for Nova Scotia – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash The Shambhala Board extends our sincere condolences to the families and friends whose cherished loved ones died suddenly and violently in Nova Scotia on April 18th and 19th. We are united in our broken heartedness, even if physically separated.   Kathryn Heckman, a ... continue
Posted April 27, 2020 by archives-staff
Transitioning to Zoom

Transitioning to Zoom – HIGHLIGHT

By Craig Sargent When One Door Closes, Another Door Opens Due to COVID-19, we closed our Center in Lexington KY on March 14th. Broken hearted, we purchased a Zoom Pro account later that day, and began our transition to Zoom. We held our first Council meeting in Zoom ... continue
Posted April 6, 2020 by archives-staff
Zoom tutorials from SMCLA

Zoom tutorials from SMCLA

SMCLA has recently started exploring online programming and they would like to share their experiences in this youtube playlist in the hope that it will inspire others to try also. The journey so far has been eventful and they are cautiously moving forward. The SMCLA Sangha ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
COVID-19 Resources on the Shambhala Times

COVID-19 Resources on the Shambhala Times – HIGHLIGHT

From the Editorial Team— Many resources have been shared by the Shambhala leadership and Community members to help us all through this moment of isolation and uncertainty. Your editorial team has gathered them together here so that this page can be a resource for everyone. We will ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
Staying Sane In Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Staying Sane In Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo by Natalia Figueredo on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” The number of Covid-19 cases around the world has surpassed 872,000, leading governments to effect nationwide lockdowns to reduce the level of contagion. During this time, many people are surrounded by family. One of the hardest-hit groups, however, is ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
How to Stay Calm in the Face of Fear

How to Stay Calm in the Face of Fear – HIGHLIGHT

This article was originally posted by Sarah Lipton here. Tea with a T-Rex T-Rex is roaming the earth again. Wreaking havoc, causing disruption, up-ending the status quo. This time, it’s crowned in the form of COVID-19. A global pandemic. A local disaster. From my vantage point, the greater harm is ... continue
Posted March 15, 2020 by archives-staff
Sangha Mobilizing for Flood Recovery

Sangha Mobilizing for Flood Recovery – HIGHLIGHT

News from the Colorado Front Range sangha. Refresh your browser for updates. Checking in with Shambhala Centers On Sunday, Boulder Center Director Ulrike Halpern sent an email asking everyone to check in. She received dozens of stories from people who lost their homes or incurred damage, as ... continue
Posted September 17, 2013 by Jennifer Holder
Ever-Expanding Accessibility

Ever-Expanding Accessibility – HIGHLIGHT

[caption id=”attachment_19589″ align=”alignright” width=”176″ >Click here to read other articles on this topic in the Shambhala Times. Shambhala continues to improve accessibility of its programs and facilities and we keep working towards a genuinely barrier free society. We have had people in our sangha with disabilities ... continue
Posted July 21, 2010 by Hamish_MacLaren


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