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Compassion and Gardening

Compassion and Gardening – HIGHLIGHT

Our connection to the natural world as a bridge to compassion for our fellow human beings by Cash Clay Sometimes I struggle to feel compassion for another human individual or humanity in general. I cannot always connect easily to my compassionate nature. I feel stuck in a flow ... continue
Posted August 17, 2018 by CGH
Gardening and Impermanence

Gardening and Impermanence – HIGHLIGHT

Compost and the changing seasons as a reminder that nothing stays the same by Cash Clay In a southwesterly corner of the Ziji Garden, beneath the soft shade of the old walnut tree, lie rows of decaying mounds of vegetable waste and decomposing grass. The stench of rotting ... continue
Posted June 16, 2018 by CGH
Dechen Chöling Garden Team

Dechen Chöling Garden Team – HIGHLIGHT

The four elements come together to generate energy and create beauty together in the garden by Cash Clay This summer sees the coming together of a great team of gardeners in the Ziji Garden. During the autumn and winter months of 2017 the foundations were laid and the ... continue
Posted May 25, 2018 by CGH
Beauty and Balance

Beauty and Balance – HIGHLIGHT

A goldfish pond creates a haven for nature, and also builds friendship and community by David Zurick The frogs discovered my goldfish pond on the first day I filled it with water. The pond hadn’t yet settled into the garden. Its rubber liner showed like an embarrassing exposure, ... continue
Posted September 29, 2017 by CGH
Creating a Zen Garden

Creating a Zen Garden – HIGHLIGHT

Just in time for Midsummer, here is a guide to creating a meditative space in your own backyard by Sally Perkins Sometimes what we are looking for most can really can be found in our own backyard. Consider the great emphasis we place on meditation in Shambhala. In ... continue
Posted June 24, 2017 by CGH
Soil's Perfect Color

Soil’s Perfect Color – HIGHLIGHT

Peter Volz,COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom Interview with Peter Volz by Judy Sachs-Sullivan, Column Co-Host Peter Volz has a long, and loyal history of serving the three jewels, the Vidyadhara, Vajradhatu and Shambhala. I was inspired to interview Peter because of his lifelong service and also because of his love and ... continue
Posted October 24, 2014 by
Bringing the World Inside

Bringing the World Inside – HIGHLIGHT

Karme Choling gardenColumn: Kitchen Wisdom A Karme Choling Kitchen Retrospective In an effort to share the wisdom and experience of our daily lives, meals, and our own kitchens, this column explores all aspects of the culture around food, eating, cooking and community. In the coming months, we will ... continue
Posted June 29, 2013 by
Vegetable Garden at the Kalapa Court

Vegetable Garden at the Kalapa Court – HIGHLIGHT

article by Marguerite Sands, Kalapa Court Vegetable Gardener This year a vegetable and herb garden has been added to the landscape at the Kalapa Court in Halifax. Situated near the kitchen and service entrance, the site is separate from but connected to the overall landscaping. Under former ... continue
Posted September 10, 2012 by
Karme Choling’s Garden Gate

Karme Choling’s Garden Gate – HIGHLIGHT

Slogan of the week: Stop, Drop and Touch the Speechless Sky by Jan Enthoven, Master Gardener at Karme Choling Meditation Retreat Center Many people ponder how humanity can continue its proliferation on planet earth with its limited material resources and a rapidly widening ecological footprint. I am just ... continue
Posted November 20, 2011 by
Creating Gardens of Compassion

Creating Gardens of Compassion

By Olivia Kirby Shambhala vision is based on living on this earth, the real earth, the earth that grows crops, the earth that nurtures your existence. – Chogyam Trungpa Want to bring about peace in oneself and in the world? Here is what we suggest: Actually planting seeds. Growing our own ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by


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