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Serenity Lane: Welcome to New Brunswick

Serenity Lane: Welcome to New Brunswick – HIGHLIGHT

We’ve all heard about the Shambhala centers in Nova Scotia. But who ever heard of New Brunswick? On an epic bicycle adventure last summer, Shambhala Times Editor Sarah Lipton discovered the gem that is the New Brunswick sangha. Teaming up with Shambhala Times volunteer editor and ... continue
Posted January 21, 2012 by Sarah
At “Home” in Salt Lake City

At “Home” in Salt Lake City – HIGHLIGHT

by Vickie Kennedy Overfelt and Jeff Fink Antelope Island boasts 28,000 acres of sage and rock rising some 4,200 feet from the brackish waters of the Great Salt Lake, the last vestige of an antediluvian ocean thought once to cover the Great Basin of Utah, Nevada, southern ... continue
Posted January 6, 2012 by
Surfing the Tides of Meditation in Austin

Surfing the Tides of Meditation in Austin – HIGHLIGHT

by Ian Powell Sunday sitting practice at the Austin Shambhala Meditation Center (ASMC) comes together regularly based on the generosity and inspiration of individuals committed to developing bravery and gentleness through mindfulness-awareness meditation. On the path of meditation practice, one develops positive qualities by fully inhabiting one’s ... continue
Posted December 23, 2011 by
An Auspicious Bond

An Auspicious Bond – HIGHLIGHT

by Christine Baranay of the White River Junction Shambhala Center, in northern Vermont What started out as a simple sangha-announce request for a place to stay the night has grown into a strong relationship and bond between sangha in Cape Town: Shambhala South Africa, ... continue
Posted December 5, 2011 by
Happy Places

Happy Places – HIGHLIGHT

by Margo Shean Looking at my mom’s fridge, which happens to be one of my happy places, I notice the Boulder Shambhala Meditation Center brochure. The brochure is full of exciting things sure to fill any dharma bum’s dreams. After a few months of readjusting to the world ... continue
Posted November 19, 2011 by
Shambhala Occupies Oakland

Shambhala Occupies Oakland – HIGHLIGHT

by Martha Silverspring Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown visited the Berkeley Shambhala Center October 28th to teach a weekend program on Loving Kindness. On Sunday morning, the Acharya and about 15 of us spent two hours as participants of Occupy Oakland, doing loving-kindness practice on the steps of Frank ... continue
Posted November 9, 2011 by
Best Buddhist Book of 2011

Best Buddhist Book of 2011 – HIGHLIGHT

This Just In: Walking the Tiger’s Path, the memoir by Paul Kendel, just won an award as one of the Best Books in the USA for 2011! It was the sole winner in the Buddhist books category. The book was also a finalist for Biography/Memoir. Congratulations ... continue
Posted November 7, 2011 by
Answering a Call of Our Time

Answering a Call of Our Time – HIGHLIGHT

Irene Woodard, member of the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York City, has been named a GreenFaith Fellow and will join the class of 2012 in the GreenFaith Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program is the only comprehensive education and training program in the United States to ... continue
Posted October 28, 2011 by
Kasung Kitchen Marathon

Kasung Kitchen Marathon – HIGHLIGHT

Kynan Brown, a second generation Shambhalian, is running his first marathon in order to raise money for the new Kitchen and Storage building to be built at the Kasung Land at Dorje Denma Ling. Kynan is a Sun Camp graduate, long time staff member and a ... continue
Posted October 4, 2011 by
Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This is the final collection of recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen for you to enjoy and prepare during the Shambhala Lineage Festival. The entrees are from the collection of Machen Janos Porps and Kevin Hoagland, long-time Machen to the ... continue
Posted September 23, 2011 by
Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen Gather your Shambhala family around you this weekend and embark upon a journey of preparing food served and enjoyed in the Kalapa Court! Following the soup and salad, these two vegetable recipes by Machen Kevin Hoagland and Machen Janos Porps ... continue
Posted September 22, 2011 by
Walking Backwards

Walking Backwards

Mark Frutkin, of Ottawa, is pleased to announce the launching of his new book, Walking Backwards, a travel memoir, at Collected Works Bookstore on: Wednesday, September 21 at 7:30 pm. Collected Works Bookstore is located at 1242 Wellington Street West (near Holland), in Ottawa. From Istanbul to New Delhi ... continue
Posted September 21, 2011 by
Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court

Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This salad of fresh greens featuring red and golden beets and topped with chevre and walnuts is brought to you by Machen Meta Maertens, who says this about her recipe and herself: “I have cooked since I can remember. As a ... continue
Posted September 20, 2011 by
A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court

A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

New Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen In the coming week, the Shambhala Times will be featuring daily recipes that have been prepared and served in the Kalapa court. Offered at the request of the Sakyong and in observance of the upcoming Shambhala Lineage Festival, the ... continue
Posted September 19, 2011 by
Self-Esteem or Self-Compassion?

Self-Esteem or Self-Compassion? – HIGHLIGHT

by Iektje van Bolhuis As a student of the dharma and psychology, I get very excited to find that many recent research findings are remarkably consistent with dharma teachings. Recently, I published the following blog on my work website about research findings on self-compassion. This is a ... continue
Posted September 8, 2011 by iektje


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