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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
Pathfinders Program

Pathfinders Program – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang image by Miriam HallLast year, the Office of Societal Health and Well-Being, under the direction of Mary Whetsell, presented “The Pathfinders Initiative.” The purpose of this initiative is to support our centers with a view to improving communication and bringing conflicts to the warriorship path. ... continue
Posted May 25, 2015 by Dan
Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work

Wimberly Honored for Sustainability Work – HIGHLIGHT

by Jayne Sutton, Shambhala Times Correspondent David with his son Nyima at the Halifax awards ceremony Early April brought quite an exciting week to David Wimberly, a St. Margaret’s Bay Shambhalian and ardent activist in Nova Scotia for decades. He was honored by both the Province and ... continue
Posted May 2, 2015 by Dan
Local Prosperity: New Economics for Rural Canada

Local Prosperity: New Economics for Rural Canada – HIGHLIGHT

by Gregory Heming and Shastri Christine Sloan In The Shambhala Principle, the Sakyong writes: “Our world of desire and consumerism seems to drive itself along, as if propelled by some invisible force.  As I meet leaders in my travels, I see that even at the very top, ... continue
Posted February 10, 2015 by Dan
Connected Culture?

Connected Culture? – HIGHLIGHT

Enlightened Society: Connected Culture or Cult of Meditation? COLUMN: Living Shambhala Culture article by Silas Rose, Victoria, BC Joining any organized spiritual tradition involves some courtship, much like choosing a mate. For many people new to Shambhala Buddhism the social vision of enlightened society is compelling, but for ... continue
Posted December 10, 2014 by
Purpose is the New Profit

Purpose is the New Profit – HIGHLIGHT

The Awakening of Business by Iektje van Bolhuis, Austin, Texas It might seem strange to write an article about enlightened society and business. In many ways the two seem to be contradictory. Indeed, many of the major problems we face in this dark age can be traced back ... continue
Posted December 6, 2014 by
Shambhala Buddhist Upadhyaya Ordination

Shambhala Buddhist Upadhyaya Ordination

New upadhyayas. On May 12, 2014, eight members of the Shambhala community were ordained as Buddhist chaplains at the Boulder Shambhala Center by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown. The Upadhyaya (preceptor) ordination was given to Gary Allen, Beka Davis, Fay Elliott, Ellie Hollyday, Melanie Klein, Margot Neuman, Tracy ... continue
Posted May 26, 2014 by
Enlightened Society Now

Enlightened Society Now – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Ani Pema Chodron and Rev. Bishop Andrus, photo by BHH StudiosSakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Acharya Pema Chodron Teach on the Bravery of Being by Lisa Maloof On Friday, May 2nd in the unhurried warmth of late day, the last registrants flowed toward the entrance of ... continue
Posted May 8, 2014 by
Introducing: The Arrow

Introducing: The Arrow

A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture, & Politics www.arrow-journal.org Announcing the launch of a new journal devoted to shifting the conversation about issues facing our world from aggression and destruction toward social wakefulness and compassion. The Arrow is a new scholarly quarterly exploring the application of Shambhala philosophy and ... continue
Posted March 2, 2014 by
Shining, Radiant Tenderness

Shining, Radiant Tenderness – HIGHLIGHT

On Loneliness and Society by Dawa Lhatso, Gampo Abbey I recently read a newspaper article entitled, Why Are We So Lonely? In it were statistics about the growing reports of loneliness and isolation within all age groups from surveys conducted in Canada and the U.S. It pointed to ... continue
Posted December 30, 2013 by


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