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Growing Brave

Growing Brave – HIGHLIGHT

Creating a sustainable path for children and families in Shambhala by the Growing Brave Families & Children’s Conference Committee Lonely. Isolated. Re-creating programming from year-to-year, center- to-center. Feelings of burn out and marginalization. This is a common experience in the Shambhala sangha for teachers, program directors, and co-ordinators who have been ... continue
Posted March 21, 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
Letter of Affirmation

Letter of Affirmation – HIGHLIGHT

An open letter from leaders of the Northern California Shambhala community, sharing a statement about recent events. Through studying the Shambhala teachings, we learn that humanity and human society as basically good. Through the practice of meditation, we can experience that basic goodness, gain confidence in it, ... continue
Posted February 9, 2017 by CGH
Accelerating Change

Accelerating Change – HIGHLIGHT

Seeing confusion as an opportunity for positive change by Kim Kelso Thinking about the results of the presidential election at first filled me with disappointment, dread, and fear. As the weeks unfolded, I was tempted to be forlorn. Yet I knew from my Shambhala teachings that ignoring or ... continue
Posted January 28, 2017 by CGH
Time to Stand Up

Time to Stand Up – HIGHLIGHT

Inspired by online course EcoSattva 2016, offered by One Earth Sangha, which is still available and strongly recommended by the author.  Thanissara is one of the principle teachers of the course.  The title and final paragraph are paraphrased from her book Time to Stand Up. by Camilo ... continue
Posted January 22, 2017 by CGH
Sexually Enlightened Society

Sexually Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing a draft policy on sexual harm and misconduct by Crina Bondre Ardelean, Chris Kreeger, Terry Rudderham, and Alexis Shotwell We are a working group that has spent the last year writing a draft of a policy for preventing sexual harm and misconduct within Shambhala and responding appropriately ... continue
Posted November 14, 2016 by CGH
Leaders at Awaken Chicago

Leaders at Awaken Chicago – HIGHLIGHT

Social activists and leaders in justice, peace, and enlightened society gather to offer teachings and workshops in Chicago, starting April 29 by Sai Wei Rev. Father Fleger; Awaken Chicago features key teachers at the center of the mandala, Pema Chodron and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, as well as Acharya Gaylon ... continue
Posted April 27, 2016 by CGH
Taking Action with the Delta 5

Taking Action with the Delta 5 – HIGHLIGHT

An interview with Shambhalian and Delta 5 environmental activist Liz Spoerri by Carol Henderson Members of environmental activist group Delta 5 have been in the news recently, for the groundbreaking legal defense allowed at their trial. In court on charges of trespassing and obstructing a train, following an ... continue
Posted March 7, 2016 by CGH
A Lineage Carried in the Heart

A Lineage Carried in the Heart – HIGHLIGHT

Inspiring video lets us hear from the Sakyong, with leaders from all around the mandala Discovering our bravery, strength, and confidence. Being touched by what is going on, but not being overwhelmed by it. Staying with bravery in the face of fear. Waking up to the reality ... continue
Posted February 22, 2016 by CGH
Voting for Enlightened Society

Voting for Enlightened Society – HIGHLIGHT

Your vote can help Shambhala San Francisco share Enlightened Society through Wisdom 2.0  By James Beange & Marty Behrens The San Francisco Shambhala community is aiming to share the message of Enlightened Society at the upcoming Wisdom 2.0 conference. The community has entered a video submission in an ... continue
Posted December 22, 2015 by
Queen Seon Duk of Silla

Queen Seon Duk of Silla

a review by Jay Lippman Korean royal crown In our search for worthwhile television viewing, my wife and I have wandered in many directions and genres from Hollywood to Bollywood, rarely finding anything truly memorable. But now I have discovered a television show so enjoyable that I am ... continue
Posted November 2, 2015 by
Opening the Dimension of Sacred Awe

Opening the Dimension of Sacred Awe – HIGHLIGHT

miksang image by Charles Blackhallarticle by Roger Guest In this age of information technology, many paradigms are crumbling. Although populations are rising, fewer and fewer people are actually embracing traditional religions and the current slate of beliefs and sacraments is seen as less and less relevant. Fundamentalism ... continue
Posted September 9, 2015 by
Arrow Journal Offers Editorial Positions

Arrow Journal Offers Editorial Positions

The Arrow: A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture & Politics, is offering two positions, one a short-term, Assistant Editor internship position, and the second a low frequency but longer-term Associate Editor position. Please read on if you are interested. The Arrow, Assistant Editor The Arrow: A Journal ... continue
Posted August 10, 2015 by David_Brown
The Radical Path Between Promise and Fear

The Radical Path Between Promise and Fear – HIGHLIGHT

A Talk on Enlightened Society by angel Kyodo williams The more we look, the more we realize how profound the vision of an enlightened society — in which each person’s basic goodness is recognized — is, how challenging it is to manifest, and how urgent the need to ... continue
Posted July 25, 2015 by
Doing Good While Doing Well

Doing Good While Doing Well – HIGHLIGHT

Right Livelihood Meets Shambhala Vision by Shastri Gayle Van Gils We live in a time of profound fear and change, and also one of tremendous opportunity to be of service. There are societal challenges in almost every sphere of life: great numbers of people are living in dire ... continue
Posted June 14, 2015 by


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