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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
Outer, Inner and Secret Levels Of Shambhala Center Design

Outer, Inner and Secret Levels Of Shambhala Center Design – HIGHLIGHT

Community Room in the Los Angeles Shambhala Center By Shastri Russell Rodgers A few years ago, the Kootenay Shambhala Centre in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, purchased a building. Because we had to acquire the services of a non-sangha architect for the renovations, it seemed like a good idea ... continue
Posted December 6, 2019 by archives-staff
Human Drala

Human Drala – HIGHLIGHT

  Photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash By Russell Rodgers Sometimes one encounters people or places that cut through one’s habitual chain of thoughts. The Tibetan word for that is “drala”, which means “above the enemy”. In this case the enemy is our cocoon of gossipy thoughts that keeps ... continue
Posted October 17, 2019 by archives-staff
I Can Be Clearly Now

I Can Be Clearly Now – HIGHLIGHT

A story about learning to see, and be, with directness and true clarity by Lisa Freedman  “I’m going to the Met tomorrow. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. I will be seeing it for the first time.” A tweed-jacketed gentleman winked as he said this, and stepped out ... continue
Posted March 28, 2017 by CGH
Celebrating the Indigenous Dralas

Celebrating the Indigenous Dralas – HIGHLIGHT

E kore a ngaro he takere waka nui:  the keel of a great canoe cannot be lost. by Susie Vincent Just as all of you in the northern hemisphere decide that it’s autumn or fall, the leaves turn red and gold and the year’s cycle starts drawing into ... continue
Posted November 6, 2015 by CGH
Mi'kma'ki: The Language of This Land

Mi’kma’ki: The Language of This Land – HIGHLIGHT

New Book Released by Anthropologist and Linguist who Team up to Produce the History of the Mi’kmaq Language and Culture by senior Shambhala teacher Dr. Trudy Sable with co-author and Mi’kmaw linguist Bernie Francis review by Acharya Bill McKeever “Blackfoot think of time on a two-day operational sense. There ... continue
Posted May 18, 2012 by
Drala Kids

Drala Kids – HIGHLIGHT

by Heather Grimes “The attitude of sacredness toward your environment will bring drala.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Weeks ago, Opal spotted a butterfly wing on our front lawn where the maple tree’s roots push up from ... continue
Posted August 31, 2011 by
 Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 3 Hwy 23

Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 3 Hwy 23 – HIGHLIGHT

Bill Scheffel recently traveled from Boulder to the Gulf Coast to bear witness to the oil spill and blog about what he encountered. Here is a recent excerpt from his blog, The Drala Principle. By Bill Scheffel On a journey to actually see the oil that had just ... continue
Posted June 10, 2010 by
Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 2 Oil Spill

Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 2 Oil Spill – HIGHLIGHT

By Bill Scheffel I am now in the third day of a twenty-day trip and writing from the twenty-eighth floor of a Chicago hotel. I was invited here over a year ago to attend the wedding of a friend and former student. A little over a week ago, ... continue
Posted May 28, 2010 by
Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 1 Water

Water of Life, Darkening Gulf, Part 1 Water – HIGHLIGHT

WATER By Bill Scheffel In 2004 I began a mode of life that is still occurring, one of travel (a mode which occurs even if travel is only to the mailbox) and one in which I felt I was becoming the “experiment of my own art.” Beginning that ... continue
Posted May 27, 2010 by
Living in a Living World

Living in a Living World – HIGHLIGHT

You are invited to view teachings from Acharya Moh Hardin and Sangyum Cynde Grieve, courtesy of the Dallas Shambhala Meditation Center. You may view Part One in the series on this page, and then click here to view Parts Two-Six January 23-24, 2010 Being vs. Becoming continue
Posted March 21, 2010 by

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