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Creating A Safe And Serene Home Environment For Children

Creating A Safe And Serene Home Environment For Children – HIGHLIGHT

By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Every year in the United States, over three and a half million children experience injuries that commonly occur in homes. The teachings of Shambhala inspire compassionate care, and we all want to create a space for our children where they are safe to grow ... continue
Posted November 29, 2019 by alexvangils
Fun and Belonging

Fun and Belonging – HIGHLIGHT

Our experience at Enlightened Society Assembly in Austin, Texas by Aarush and Aarnav Uli, ages 7 and 11   This year my brother and I attended the Enlightened Children’s Program (ECP) at the Austin Shambala Center, led by Shastri Iris Ramos, with volunteers Christian Mitchell, Davis Maynard, and Miya Little. A ... continue
Posted September 6, 2018 by CGH
Family Camp at SMC

Family Camp at SMC – HIGHLIGHT

Sharing the joys of this summer’s Family Camp experience at Shambhala Mountain Center by Heather Locke Family Camp happened at Shambhala Mountain Center July 28-Aug 4 with folks new to Shambhala, second generation, and all the rest of us. Here’s a glimpse into our unplugged week: for our 200 ... continue
Posted August 23, 2018 by CGH
Family Overnight

Family Overnight – HIGHLIGHT

  Imagery from a beautiful trip to Dash Point by Anisha Prasad I felt energized as I took in a sip of the crisp winter air and looked up at the grey skies. What a delight to follow children gaily skipping along a forested trail during an overnight outing ... continue
Posted February 11, 2018 by CGH
Children's Day Song

Children’s Day Song – HIGHLIGHT

A lively tune to share in cheerful celebration from Jay Lippman In preparation for the Children’s Day celebration at the West Chester Shambhala Center, center member, mother, musician, and music therapist Carin Smith, along with technical assistance and support from Center Director Alice Goguen and member Jay Lippman, ... continue
Posted December 21, 2017 by CGH
Children's Day is Every day

Children’s Day is Every day – HIGHLIGHT

by Larry Steele Iliana the warrior-girl was afraid. Days had turned dark and everyone feared the sun would never return. But Iliana vowed to find the sun and bring it back to her family and community. Seattle Shambhala children dressed up in warrior crowns and tiger stripes to ... continue
Posted December 19, 2017 by CGH
Let's Dance!

Let’s Dance! – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Youth and Families Dancing in the Shrine Room by Leslie Gossett Shambhala Times Column Editor photos by Alex Van Gils As the children came into the center that morning, their excitement took on a certain movement. Weaving in and out of adult conversations over tea, and simultaneously dissembling the circle ... continue
Posted June 14, 2013 by
Two Family Camps - One View

Two Family Camps – One View – HIGHLIGHT

by Jeff Buehler, Prague Shambhala Center, Czech Republic We have just returned from our second Family Camp this summer. First we traveled two days from Prague to Dechen Choling to take part in our first family program there. My wife and I had both given up going ... continue
Posted August 27, 2012 by
Including Children in Our Practice

Including Children in Our Practice – HIGHLIGHT

Noel McLellan shares his family’s experience of bringing their children into practice and chanting sessions, and in the process offers ways we can welcome the vividness of our lives into practice. As practicing warriors, meditation is a regular part of our lives, and sharing it with ... continue
Posted February 18, 2011 by
A Children's Sun Sadhana

A Children’s Sun Sadhana – HIGHLIGHT

Rochelle Weithorn recorded the New York City Children’s Day performance, which was based on the I-Ching and had the structure of a sadhana. It was written and directed by Jack Niland, produced by Genevieve Waltcher, featured the Milarepa Children’s Chorus, and starred Kings and Queens of ... continue
Posted January 13, 2011 by
The Magic of Children's Day

The Magic of Children’s Day – HIGHLIGHT

By Susan Williams Children’s Day is our holiday when Mandala Principle is celebrated. It is an opportunity not only for those with young children to gather, but for the entire sangha to celebrate our lineage and our places in our Shambhala world. It is ... continue
Posted November 23, 2010 by Susan Williams
Back to School, Back to Square One

Back to School, Back to Square One – HIGHLIGHT

While at the Summer Arts Dathün, I rediscovered True Perception by Chögyam Trungpa. His words about art and artful living led me to contemplate artful family living. What does it mean to live artfully as a family? How will I guide my family ... continue
Posted September 26, 2010 by


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