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Four Shambhalians become “new” Canadians in the Heart of Kalapa

Four Shambhalians become “new” Canadians in the Heart of Kalapa

On Tuesday morning July 8th, Shambhalians Dorothee Rosen, Hung-Yeh Peisinger, Charles Kalinsky, and Ron Renz took the oath of Canadian Citizenship before Judge Ann Janega in downtown Halifax. The lungta was palpable, and the room was abuzz with excitement as we joined with 44 other “new” ... continue
Posted July 17, 2014 by
You Might Be a Warrior

You Might Be a Warrior – HIGHLIGHT

The Experience of a Winter Weekthun by Amy Spurway, Halifax, NS I really wasn’t sure how this would all work. Nobody was. This was a first-of-its-kind pilot program, after all. Typically, weekthuns are seven days of intense practice at a residential center where participants can fully immerse themselves ... continue
Posted January 18, 2014 by
Celebration of the Birth of Jetsun Yudra

Celebration of the Birth of Jetsun Yudra – HIGHLIGHT

article and photos by Terry Rudderham Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent On Saturday, July 6th leaders of Shambhala were invited to Kalapa Potrang, the Kalapa Court, for a garden party to celebrate the birth of Jetsun Yudra. This was scheduled so that His Eminence Jigme Rinpoche, who had ... continue
Posted July 12, 2013 by
Shambhala Principle Book Signing

Shambhala Principle Book Signing – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham signs a copy of The Shambhala Principlearticle and photos by Terry Rudderham Sakyong Mipham signed hundreds of copies of his new book, The Shambhala Principle; Discovering Humanity’s Hidden Treasure yesterday. There was joy in the air as people waited patiently in line at the Halifax ... continue
Posted May 9, 2013 by
Children's Day Stories and Photos

Children’s Day Stories and Photos – HIGHLIGHT

Children’s Day is the annual Shambhala celebration of light at the darkest time of the year. Held on or around the Winter Solstice, it is a day to celebrate light and children. Communities around the world gather together with their children and families to bring gifts ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Children's Day, At Home in Halifax

Children’s Day, At Home in Halifax

At the home of Acharya Noel McLellan and Marguerite Drescher in Halifax, a lively Children’s Day was celebrated, replete with a special shrine, cookies, and family time. Click on a photo to view as a slideshow. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px ... continue
Posted December 30, 2012 by
Midsummer: Halifax

Midsummer: Halifax

Midsummers Day 2012 in Halifax was heralded by sunshine and a cool breeze. A rousing lhasang started off the day, followed by a picnic and children’s games. We further celebrated the day swinging, sashaying and do-si-do-ing with live contra dance band, Papilio, who sent us home ... continue
Posted June 28, 2012 by
Educating for Noble Qualities In Challenging Times

Educating for Noble Qualities In Challenging Times – HIGHLIGHT

[caption id=”attachment_28632″ align=”alignright” width=”300″ >Elephant Journal I went to school in the early 80’s at Vidya Elementary, a Shambhala Buddhist school that used to exist in Boulder. The school was in a couple of houses in what in those days was the far north end of town. ... continue
Posted January 23, 2012 by
Update on the Kalapa Capital Centre

Update on the Kalapa Capital Centre – HIGHLIGHT

by Shambhala President, Richard Reoch Before he went on retreat in 2009, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche asked Mr. Steve Baker to become the Project Director for one of our mandala’s most ambitious projects: the establishment of a Kalapa Capital Centre, the capital of Shambhala. This is a complex, ... continue
Posted January 19, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Celebrating Children's Day!

Celebrating Children’s Day! – HIGHLIGHT

Children’s Day celebrations resounded throughout the mandala in the last week. Photos from celebrations at Karme Choling and the Halifax Shambhala Center can be viewed below. Over the years, the Shambhala community has adopted a tradition of celebrating the changes of season. These special days of celebration ... continue
Posted December 26, 2011 by
Inspirational Teachings from the Dignity Weekend with the Sakyong

Inspirational Teachings from the Dignity Weekend with the Sakyong – HIGHLIGHT

by Director of Shambhala Europe, Chris Montone From October 7th – 9th, 435 Shambhala leaders from 125 centers and groups who had attended one of the 10 Kalapa Governance Gatherings offered this year, gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia to hear the Sakyong teach about governance and the ... continue
Posted November 28, 2011 by
Vivid Awareness in Shambhala

Vivid Awareness in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

[caption id=”attachment_26260″ align=”alignright” width=”200″ The letter was inspired by the efforts of the Dorje Loppon Lodro Dorje and Acharya Larry Mermelstein, who were co-signatories along with President Reoch and Executive Director Carolyn Mandelker. Rinpoche’s visit to Halifax directly followed a similar program of teachings he gave ... continue
Posted September 21, 2011 by

Magic at the Court – HIGHLIGHT

By Jeff Grow I was invited to court for a small reception for the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo with the Ripa sangha in White Plains, New York. This was shortly after they had gotten married. I was a little nervous. While I had served at court ... continue
Posted April 5, 2011 by

A Partnership at the Heart of the Kalapa Capital Centre – HIGHLIGHT

“The escalating threat to the world’s environment and climate stem from a profound predicament that affects all humanity. We are ever more rapidly losing our connection with the sacred nature of our world. This tragedy affects us in so many ways, but at its heart, ... continue
Posted January 1, 2011 by
Midsummer Day 2010 ~ in Halifax!

Midsummer Day 2010 ~ in Halifax! – HIGHLIGHT

Rhonda Newcombe shares photographs from the Midsummer Day Celebration in Halifax on Sunday, June 20th. Click on any images to enlarge or view as slideshow. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ continue
Posted June 21, 2010 by


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