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Marpa House Invitation

Marpa House Invitation – HIGHLIGHT

Living community for meditation practitioners invites applications from new members by Jessyca Goldstein “Marpa House is an extraordinary resource. Whether you are a long time practitioner or relatively new to contemplative discipline, Marpa House provides a unique, supportive group living situation in Boulder.  Practice and daily life are skillfully ... continue
Posted July 2, 2017 by CGH
Humanity, Chaos, and Wisdom

Humanity, Chaos, and Wisdom – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on favorite passages from a book by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche by Susan Firer I’ve been re-reading the book, The Shambhala Principle, written by my teacher Sakyong Mipham, who is the head of Shambhala. I would like to share a few passages that I try to keep in ... continue
Posted May 5, 2017 by CGH
The Myth of Disconnection

The Myth of Disconnection – HIGHLIGHT

Have we bought into the destructive myth of disconnection? Look inside yourself and be honest. by Sarah Lipton Listening to the news lately makes me think that our society believes in a rampant myth of disconnection. We believe so strongly that the “other” is bad, scary, no good, ... continue
Posted March 17, 2017 by CGH
Inspired to Engage

Inspired to Engage – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhalian’s Experience of the Women’s March in Los Angeles by Allison Conant Just as in over 670 cities and towns across the globe, Los Angeles held a women’s march. It was the biggest civil demonstration in the history of the city. The Shambhala Center of Los Angeles ... continue
Posted February 11, 2017 by CGH
Awake and Ready to Wear

Awake and Ready to Wear – HIGHLIGHT

Enlightened society comes to life through a new business venture in Los Angeles by David Fraioli Sounds weird, right? In Shambhala we talk about creating enlightened society, and that includes everything: education, politics, religion, business, trade, technology, the arts…and fashion. What you wear and how you wear it can either ... continue
Posted December 16, 2015 by CGH
Changing the Metrics

Changing the Metrics

Ellen Kahler and her wife Susanna On the Scene in Montpelier, Vermont by Sarah Lipton Ellen Kahler, executive director of the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, is the winner of the inaugural Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial, Community Leadership. You’ve met her before. Ellen Kahler was responsible for hosting Sakyong ... continue
Posted October 26, 2015 by Sarah
Risk the Mess

Risk the Mess – HIGHLIGHT

Mind Body Awareness ProjectWhat don’t I know in this moment? Report from Northern California by Leslie Gossett, Shambhala Times Regional Reporter Of all the gems I could have gleaned from the day-long gathering, this was the one that landed in my heart with the most vibrance. The day ... continue
Posted November 30, 2014 by
Investigating Eco-Dharma

Investigating Eco-Dharma – HIGHLIGHT

The 2014 Eco-Dharma Conference is happening this weekend at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge Acharya Adam Lobel is one of the contributing teachers This weekend in the foothills of the White Mountains of New Hampshire a unique event is occurring. Featuring prominent Buddhist teachers, scholars, and environmental activists discussing in ... continue
Posted August 9, 2014 by
Creating a Culture of No Mistake

Creating a Culture of No Mistake – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dharma Teaching Gentle and Tough originally published on broken leaf guest article by Acharya Noel McLellan Gentleness is nice and all, but it’s a tough world out there. We can’t always live in a protected world of soft things, kind people, and the sounds of running water. There are ... continue
Posted July 30, 2014 by
One Garden at a Time

One Garden at a Time – HIGHLIGHT

Creating Enlightened Society One Garden at a Time COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom by Lisa Harris, Column Editor “With the great problems now facing human society, it seems increasingly important to find simple and non-sectarian ways to work with ourselves and to share our understanding with others.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche There ... continue
Posted March 10, 2014 by
Addressing our Shambhala Principles

Addressing our Shambhala Principles – HIGHLIGHT

Thought leaders address Basic Goodness and Creating Enlightened Society by President Richard Reoch Leading figures in the worlds of faith, communications, social action and cultural change spoke out at the “Creating Enlightened Society” gathering hosted by the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, in Richmond, California, last weekend. We present ... continue
Posted May 19, 2013 by
Enlightened Dance Party

Enlightened Dance Party – HIGHLIGHT

by Rees Sweeney-Taylor and Alex Van Gils On Saturday night of the historic Creating Enlightened Society event, the Bay Area Ziji Collective hosted the first of many promised “Enlightened Dance Parties.” Good human societies from the four directions gathered and threw the proverbial “it” down after a day ... continue
Posted May 19, 2013 by
The Wonder of Bishop Andrus

The Wonder of Bishop Andrus – HIGHLIGHT

by Larry Barnett Shambhala Communications Director In a presentation filled with wit, heart and wisdom, California Episcopal Bishop Marc Andrus held his audience in rapt attention for over an hour as he moved through topics as diverse as contemporary physics, holocaust studies, and the meaning of “wonder.” Speaking ... continue
Posted May 18, 2013 by
Music as Transition

Music as Transition – HIGHLIGHT

Live Report from “Creating Enlightened Society” by Leslie Gossett Shambhala Times Reporter Amidst the murmurs of the dispersed audience and the sounds of eating, drinking and talking, are the sounds of instruments floating through the large space. Everyone has wandered away from stage in search of dinner, and the ... continue
Posted May 13, 2013 by
The Human Heart

The Human Heart – HIGHLIGHT

Live Report from “Creating Enlightened Society” by Leslie Gossett Shambhala Times Reporter Arriving at the Craneway Pavilion is striking. Walking toward the entrance, a cutting breeze pushes into your skin, directly from the water which opens itself in front of you like endless potential. Walking through the door, your ... continue
Posted May 12, 2013 by


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