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Being Brave: families on retreat with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Being Brave: families on retreat with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche – HIGHLIGHT

by Liesbeth Scholten Last week at Dechen Choling, the “Being Brave, Transforming Your World” retreat took place with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Acharya Adam Lobel. It was very well attended. There were more people on the land of great bliss than ever before. Among them were 17 ... continue
Posted August 31, 2012 by
photo by Charles Blackhall

Daddy’s Girl – HIGHLIGHT

by Maggie Scott While growing up, I was somewhat of a “daddy’s girl” and wanted to know that he was there for me. Like many men in my experience, Dad didn’t have a great deal of enthusiasm for expressing feelings. Or talking about personal problems. At the age ... continue
Posted June 30, 2012 by
photo by Charles Blackhall

An Elder Warrior’s Marathon – HIGHLIGHT

This article was kindly submitted by Shastri Susan Chapman, one of four shastris (senior teachers) appointed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to serve the Pacific Northwest region of Shambhala. by Shastri Susan Chapman Seven months ago my father’s life took a dramatic turn and he’s now confined to a ... continue
Posted June 9, 2012 by
Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal

Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal

Jetsun Drukmo: walking! photo courtesy of James Milani To the Shambhala Community, Greetings from a sunny but chilly Nepal. I want to let you know that Jetsun Drukmo is walking. When we arrived in Nepal two months ago she was crawling energetically and was beginning to take a few ... continue
Posted December 20, 2011 by
Preschools:  An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society?

Preschools: An Early Glimpse at Enlightened Society? – HIGHLIGHT

by Heather Grimes Opal and I enter a room that’s flooded with natural light. People are moving about the space in joyful exploration; the room is set up to encourage such artistic curiosity. One corner is arranged to inhabit role-play, another area is filled neatly with books ... continue
Posted November 21, 2011 by heather_campbell_grimes
Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Butter Roasted Chicken and Dessert: Recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This is the final collection of recipes from the Kalapa Court Kitchen for you to enjoy and prepare during the Shambhala Lineage Festival. The entrees are from the collection of Machen Janos Porps and Kevin Hoagland, long-time Machen to the ... continue
Posted September 23, 2011 by
Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen

Grilled Vegetables & Sauteed Chard: Dispatch from the Kalapa Court Kitchen – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen Gather your Shambhala family around you this weekend and embark upon a journey of preparing food served and enjoyed in the Kalapa Court! Following the soup and salad, these two vegetable recipes by Machen Kevin Hoagland and Machen Janos Porps ... continue
Posted September 22, 2011 by
Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court

Beet and Chevre Salad: 2nd Recipe from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen This salad of fresh greens featuring red and golden beets and topped with chevre and walnuts is brought to you by Machen Meta Maertens, who says this about her recipe and herself: “I have cooked since I can remember. As a ... continue
Posted September 20, 2011 by
A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court

A Soup: Recipes from the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

New Column: Dispatches from the Kalapa Court Kitchen In the coming week, the Shambhala Times will be featuring daily recipes that have been prepared and served in the Kalapa court. Offered at the request of the Sakyong and in observance of the upcoming Shambhala Lineage Festival, the ... continue
Posted September 19, 2011 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
Leo Tolstoi's Instructions on How To Rule Your Kingdom

Leo Tolstoi’s Instructions on How To Rule Your Kingdom

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Posted April 10, 2009 by
Awakened Early, and Often: Family Camp at Dorje Denma Ling

Awakened Early, and Often: Family Camp at Dorje Denma Ling – HIGHLIGHT

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Posted March 23, 2009 by
Welcome to the Spring Equinox focus on Family!

Welcome to the Spring Equinox focus on Family! – HIGHLIGHT

I’m pleased to have been invited as guest editor for this Shambhala Times focus on Family. Thanks to my co-editor, David Whitehorn, for working with me in presenting a sample of writings about families and Shambhala. As a Grade One teacher, one of the things I explore ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by Susan Williams
Mindful Parenting

Mindful Parenting

As anyone who has practiced meditation is likely to know, being able to remain seated and watch the mind without judgment is much harder than it sounds. However, that pales in comparison to the challenges I’ve faced as a parent, as anyone who has helped raise ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by
Bringing Peace Into Your Home With Family Meditation

Bringing Peace Into Your Home With Family Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

Happiness comes from slowing down and cultivating a peaceful place inside together as a family. A daily dose of meditation helps family members – Self-soothe and settle energy … and relieve anxiety Develop clarity … and prevent anger and resentment Increase empathy … and decrease “Me first” and “I want” Strengthen ... continue
Posted March 20, 2009 by Kerry Lee MacLean


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