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Honoring Earth Day 2021 in Shambhala

Honoring Earth Day 2021 in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

Irene and Jocabed at UN COP25 By Irene Woodard In December 2020, who knew a year later we would be in the Covid Pandemic. I was attending the UN COP25 in Madrid representing GreenFaith, as chair of the the Board of Directors of this 28 year old interfaith environmental ... continue
Posted April 20, 2021 by archives-staff
Talking Trash

Talking Trash – HIGHLIGHT

Commemorating Earth Day by Anenome Fresh resident gardener at Karme Choling One afternoon in mid-January, I decided to start taking accountability for the trash I produce. I was tired of mindlessly taking a paper napkin with every meal, most usually not using it or needing it. I used a ... continue
Posted December 2, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
Earth Day 2018

Earth Day 2018 – HIGHLIGHT

On an international day of environmental focus and action, contemplating the loss of my mother’s best friend by Irene Woodard My mother called this morning in tears; Joan Konner, her best friend of more than sixty years, had just died. Joan was the first and only female Dean ... continue
Posted April 21, 2018 by CGH
Climate and Wabi Sabi

Climate and Wabi Sabi – HIGHLIGHT

Earth Day 2016 in Shambhala by Irene Woodard Wabi-sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. At least, this is how it is defined on the back cover of Wabi-Sabi by Leonard Koren. This philosophy has nurtured my understanding of myself, family, community ... continue
Posted April 22, 2016 by CGH
Shambhala at Earth Day Summit, Madison, WI

Shambhala at Earth Day Summit, Madison, WI

The Madison Shambhala Center was delighted to attend the sixth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Summit on April 16th at the Monona Terrace. This year’s theme was sustainability, security and happiness on a finite planet. Among the many interesting speakers was Lyonpo Yeshe Zimbo, the Minister ... continue
Posted May 18, 2012 by
The Sakyong Wangmo Reflects on Earth Day

The Sakyong Wangmo Reflects on Earth Day – HIGHLIGHT

Message from the Sakyong Wangmo photos by Andrew Goetz Earth Day was the most beautiful day. The sun was shining and there was a feeling of spring in the air. There was a mixture of the local Boulder community and the Shambhala community and everyone was in a ... continue
Posted May 17, 2012 by
Shamanic Practice Meets Shambhala Culture

Shamanic Practice Meets Shambhala Culture – HIGHLIGHT

Commemorating Earth Day A conversation between Shambhala Times Editor Sarah Lipton and Leila Bruno, Nancy Sherwood and Patricia Hayward The 4th Nova Scotia Grandmothers Shamanic Convergence is coming to Dorje Denma Ling September 27-30, 2012. This annual gathering celebrates and explores how shamanic practice can be used for ... continue
Posted April 29, 2012 by
The Earth Is Always Rising In Shambhala

The Earth Is Always Rising In Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

Commemorating Earth Day by David Wimberly The Earth is always rising in Shambhala. This iconic photograph, taken from space, of the lushly living blue-green earth rising over the starkly lifeless moonscape so vividly changed the consciousness of humanity about what we are in this universe. Today the teachings ... continue
Posted April 28, 2012 by
Environmental Sustainability and Shambhala

Environmental Sustainability and Shambhala

Commemorating Earth Day from the Shambhala Kalapa Council On the occasion of Earth Day 2012, we are delighted to share with our entire community a fresh initiative for the whole of Shambhala to engage meaningfully with the pressing need for environmental sustainability. In his Earth Day message this year ... continue
Posted April 25, 2012 by
Sakyong's Book Launch and Earth Day Walk/Run

Sakyong’s Book Launch and Earth Day Walk/Run – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong’s latest book, Running with the Mind of Meditation, was successfully launched in Boulder Colorado as part of the Earth Day celebrations. photos courtesy of Breton Hoagland BHH Studios Nearly 800 people participated in the 10th Annual Earth Day 5K walk/run, nearly three times over the usual ... continue
Posted April 24, 2012 by
Our Future is at a Crossroads

Our Future is at a Crossroads

Earth Day Message from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to the Shambhala Community Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. In his Earth Day message, issued on April 22nd, 2012, the Sakyong Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche ... continue
Posted April 22, 2012 by
Earth Hour by Candlelight

Earth Hour by Candlelight – HIGHLIGHT

By Joel Shecter 8:30 pm… candles are lit one by one… lights turn off… The Touching the Earth Group sponsored the 2011 Earth Hour by encouraging centers to hold a candle light sit. Earth Hour has become one of the worlds largest collective acts of sustainability, involving 150 ... continue
Posted April 24, 2011 by
Earth Gathering at Windhorse Farm

Earth Gathering at Windhorse Farm – HIGHLIGHT

By David Wimberly It is always Earth Day in Shambhala as surely as the Sun of Shambhala is always rising. The dharma regards the earth as sacred and values all living beings. This is remarkably enhanced in Shambhala with our vision to create enlightened society. Protecting the ... continue
Posted April 22, 2011 by
Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth

Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth – HIGHLIGHT

A Call to Contemplation and Action on Climate Change by Sakyong Mipham (republished from April 2009) On April 19, 2009, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offered the following teaching in support of Earth Day, and the work of the Touching the Earth working group of the ... continue
Posted December 6, 2009 by

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