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Out of Darkness Into Light

Out of Darkness Into Light – HIGHLIGHT

As we mark the equinox this week, a northerner reflects on winter and the first days of spring by Nyingje Sheltri My strawberry plants arrived in the mail yesterday. My husband and I opened the “mystery” box together, having forgotten what we had ordered back in December. When ... continue
Posted March 24, 2017 by CGH
More Motorcyle Meditations

More Motorcyle Meditations – HIGHLIGHT

Pam Linnell, who retires this year from Karmê Chöling, shares a few thoughts about the connection between motorcycle riding and meditation, and her service as Chagdzo at KCL. interview by Cara Thornley Q. Did you have something you would describe as “The Most Memorable Bike Ride” you have ... continue
Posted March 11, 2017 by CGH
Motorcycle Meditations

Motorcycle Meditations – HIGHLIGHT

After 10 years of service Pam Linnell retires this year from Karmê Chöling Meditation Center. She also “retired” in 2015 from 42 years of riding a motorcycle: 20 years as a passenger on her husband’s bike and 22 years of riding her own bike.  interview by Cara ... continue
Posted March 9, 2017 by CGH
Circle of Light

Circle of Light – HIGHLIGHT

Children journey to the spiral’s center in Karmê Chöling’s traditional midwinter Festival of Lights photography by Philip Campbell Between December 25th and New Year’s Day, practitioners of all ages gathered at Karmê Chöling for a warm and lively week of programs to support and celebrate families and children. A highlight ... continue
Posted January 9, 2017 by CGH
Karmê Chöling Seen and Heard

Karmê Chöling Seen and Heard – HIGHLIGHT

A new video puts the spotlight on Karmê Chöling Meditation Retreat Center If you have ever been to Karmê Chöling, this video will bring back all your memories. If you’ve never been there, it can give you a sense of what it’s like, and encourage you to visit. ... continue
Posted November 18, 2016 by CGH
Lessons Learned at Karmê Chöling

Lessons Learned at Karmê Chöling – HIGHLIGHT

A long-time practitioner shares his top ten things learned while on staff at Karmê Chöling…. by Frederick Meyer Immediately after finishing college in 2008, I spent one year on staff at Karmê Chöling. It was easily the most important single year of my life, and perhaps the most difficult. ... continue
Posted July 5, 2016 by CGH
A Million Miles Away

A Million Miles Away – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on a Shambhala Training retreat at the Karmê Chöling land center by Michal George The time I recently spent at Karmê Chöling in Vermont taking Shambhala Training Levels I–III was so filled with teaching and opportunities to practice that I left the center with the sense I had ... continue
Posted March 9, 2016 by CGH
Howard University: The First Eight

Howard University: The First Eight – HIGHLIGHT

Introduction The First8: From bottom left to right—March Wood; Endia Sowers Paige, Rashid Hughes. Top left to right is Chiquita Richardson, Jennifer Nash, Alice Bellis, Erin Johnson, Donna Lawson, Cleon Peoples. Washington DC Shambhala Member March Wood completed her Masters at The Howard University School of Divinity earlier ... continue
Posted December 4, 2015 by CGH
Beginner's Heart and the Way of the Bow

Beginner’s Heart and the Way of the Bow

Kyudo students meet their new sensei during the most recent Kyudo Assembly at Karme Choling by Adrienne Kehn, with photos by Gary Vu A beautiful day at the Karme Choling matoba    (all photos courtesy of Gary Vu) Since my beginnings in the art of Kyudo, the Way of the ... continue
Posted October 13, 2015 by Adrienne
Explorers

Explorers – HIGHLIGHT

Family Camp and Rites of Passage held at Karme Choling During the 2015 Family Camp at Karme Choling the young teens group, “Explorers” were introduced into the heart of Kasung dharma. Dapon Will Ryken guided the Explorers through the teachings by cultivating the spirit of camaraderie and ... continue
Posted August 22, 2015 by Dan
Sakyong Wangmo Visits Karme Choling

Sakyong Wangmo Visits Karme Choling – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Wangmo,article by Sarah Lipton, Shambhala Times Editor-in-Chief The day dawned crisp and blue, not too hot, and finally not too cold on a recent Vermont June morning. The Sakyong Wangmo would be coming to Karme Choling for an auspicious regional gathering of Shambhalians. Karme Choling staff busied ... continue
Posted July 4, 2015 by Sarah
Karme Choling IS the Real World

Karme Choling IS the Real World – HIGHLIGHT

Jacquelyn Schneider at Karme Choling,by Jacquelyn Renée Schneider, Karme Choling It’s 6:37am on a Sunday. I am in bed and I do not hear the conch sounding out the call to practice for the third day of a 28 day retreat. I get up and while still ... continue
Posted June 6, 2015 by
Life as Celebration

Life as Celebration – HIGHLIGHT

Eye Witness Report Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche teaches public program at Karme Choling article by Keith Huston photos by Karen Iglehart Under a beautiful blue sky full of wispy clouds on a surprisingly warm Friday afternoon in May, I arrived at Karme Choling. This 700 acre retreat center, nestled within Vermont’s ... continue
Posted May 22, 2015 by
Sugaring at Karmê Chöling

Sugaring at Karmê Chöling – HIGHLIGHT

Last year, the Karmê Chöling staff, under the guidance of Jason Winchester, ‘sugared’ the land at Karmê Chöling for the first time in many years, eventually producing over 12 gallons of maple syrup. This year, they are at it again. This column recollects last year’s experience, from the eyes ... continue
Posted April 27, 2015 by Dan
Stages of Realization...

Stages of Realization… – HIGHLIGHT

…on the Path of Cleaning COLUMN: Kitchen Wisdom by Julia Persch, Karme Choling Cleaning, dish shifts and other regular rota assignments are just a part of living at a retreat center. In this missive from Karme Choling, Julia Persch shares stages of realization for the path of cleaning. The Infant ... continue
Posted December 5, 2014 by


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