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Contemplating the Lotus

Contemplating the Lotus – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Mark Rasmuson, Vietnam I am surrounded by lotus flowers. They are everywhere in Vietnam. Every pagoda has statues and paintings of the Buddha or other deities seated or standing on a lotus and usually a small pond where the flowers are growing. The ... continue
Posted August 13, 2014 by
Shambhala Calling

Shambhala Calling – HIGHLIGHT

1928 desk phone, photo used with permission by the Telecommunications History GroupUsing a Conference Call Format to Present ‘In Everyday Life’ Classes conversation with Mara Lenon, Shastri Christine Sloan and class participants Mara Lenon Shares: In April, 2010 I was going through a devastating personal loss. I wished to ... continue
Posted August 6, 2014 by
Killing Ants – Exploring Compassion

Killing Ants – Exploring Compassion – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Michelle Welch, Phoenix, Arizona One morning last summer I went into my kitchen and found it was covered in ants. They were everywhere – all over the floor, on the walls, on the countertops, in my vegetable basket, in the cats’ food bowls. ... continue
Posted July 4, 2014 by
The Meditating Practitioner

The Meditating Practitioner – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Greg Wolk, Seattle, WA About two years ago after returning from travels as Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s attendant, I hung out my own shingle as a solo attorney with equal parts excitement and trepidation. I decided to take advantage of a service provided through ... continue
Posted June 6, 2014 by
Face to Face in Atlanta

Face to Face in Atlanta – HIGHLIGHT

Irene MorinCOLUMN: In Everyday Life by Nicole Carlson The Atlanta Shambhala Center has been conducting “Face to Face” interviews with their community members. This one focuses on Irene Morin. Irene has been coming to the Shambhala Center for 7 years, after moving to Atlanta from Baltimore. Upon moving, she ... continue
Posted June 4, 2014 by
An Intimate Death

An Intimate Death – HIGHLIGHT

the cremationCOLUMN: In Everyday Life article by Leila Bazzani, Los Angeles Time of death: 9:21am on January 19th 2014, just two months shy of her 69th birthday. My mother raised two beautiful children, was a wife to one of the sweetest, most gentle men I’ve ever known, and ... continue
Posted May 25, 2014 by
Becoming Marilyn Monroe

Becoming Marilyn Monroe – HIGHLIGHT

Alice as Marilyn,Last Summer I lived Twelve Hours as Marilyn Monroe by Alice Toohey, Los Angeles I did this on August 4, 2013 – the 51st anniversary of Marilyn’s death. I created a bedroom, inspired by photos of her various bedrooms in a performance space in Los ... continue
Posted January 6, 2014 by
Genuine Success in Business

Genuine Success in Business – HIGHLIGHT

Michael Scott and colleague featured on Open to the World magazineCOLUMN: In Everyday Life Precision BioLogic, a medical products company based in Halifax, was selected as one of the 10 Best Places to Work in Canada in 2010. Jennifer Holder reports on how generosity and kindness are ... continue
Posted December 18, 2013 by
The 'Mindful Journey' of Writing a Children’s Book

The ‘Mindful Journey’ of Writing a Children’s Book – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Rob Cimperman, Washington D.C. It takes hard work to face the world, and to step out front to lead. Instead we close our eyes or turn our backs on those in need. We shield ourselves in armor, only forged by our own hands, from blame, ... continue
Posted November 3, 2013 by
Connecting with our Sense of Wealth

Connecting with our Sense of Wealth – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life A Shambhala Perspective on Giving and Receiving by Fern LaRocca, Mountain View, CA People have a yearning to give and a yearning for connection (beyond Facebook). One of the early ways we learn to do this is by giving gifts. Over the years, however, the ... continue
Posted October 21, 2013 by
A Garden Where Questions Grow

A Garden Where Questions Grow – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life In which we visit with Shambhala practitioners from all walks of life to hear stories about their life, livelihood and how their meditation practice permeates their everyday experience. Media and Civic Engagement in Providence, Rhode Island Empowering community through media making by creating identity based ... continue
Posted October 5, 2013 by
The Gift of Faith

The Gift of Faith – HIGHLIGHT

A recent photo of FayCOLUMN: In Everyday Life by Fay Octavia Elliott I have been gifted with breast cancer three times. The third time, I sent an email to my friends and posted it to a blog I set up to keep everyone up to date on my ... continue
Posted October 2, 2013 by
Finding Out For Myself

Finding Out For Myself – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Cheri Tiernan, Atlanta Shambhala When you discover that 100 million women are missing from the planet, your heart breaks, and the knowledge it imparts becomes something you can’t ignore. At least that’s what happened to me. Turns out, though, when something is enormous ... continue
Posted September 30, 2013 by
Shifting the Conversation

Shifting the Conversation – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life A first glimpse of an exciting new project — the launch of a journal devoted to shifting the conversation about the issues facing our world from aggression and destruction toward social wakefulness and compassion. Interview with Gabe Dayley and Kai Beavers by Jayne Sutton What would ... continue
Posted September 20, 2013 by
Caretaker of a Treasure

Caretaker of a Treasure – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life Sangha Member Profile Interview with Michael Leszczynski, Karme Choling by Aaron Delong, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondent “When they started they were just using a basic cassette recorder and what had to have been the cheapest tapes they could buy. Talks were labeled things like ‘Morning Talk’ ... continue
Posted August 21, 2013 by


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