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Shambhala Sunday Gatherings - October 2021

Shambhala Sunday Gatherings – October 2021 – HIGHLIGHT

Each Sunday, Shambhala offers “Sunday Gatherings”, a series of free weekly online gatherings for the worldwide Shambhala community where we can come together to connect with our hearts and with each other. Weekly gatherings will feature a guest presenter and include a meditation or contemplation practice, as ... continue
Posted October 8, 2021 by Natasha West
Authenticity in Intention and Action

Authenticity in Intention and Action – HIGHLIGHT

Social Presencing Theater: The Art of Making a True Move by Arawana Hayashi Reviewed by Elaine Yuen In these busy and distracted times, finding authenticity in intention and action can be challenging. It seems that every moment we are called to react to our world with likes, distrust, or ignorance. Arawana ... continue
Posted August 6, 2021 by Natasha West
Some Ways to Use Music In Your Meditation

Some Ways to Use Music In Your Meditation – HIGHLIGHT

By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Meditation practice and music are naturally intertwined. The natural rhythm and tones of music can help you to channel your mind, regulate your breathing patterns and move your consciousness inwards, away from worries and troubles. Studies have shown that music helps you to focus and concentrate on ... continue
Posted March 24, 2021 by archives-staff
How Can Art Enhance The Experience Of Meditation?

How Can Art Enhance The Experience Of Meditation? – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Meditation and mindfulness are vital practices embraced by Buddhists, owing to their ability to keep the mind on the eightfold path, as well as the many benefits they bestow on human mental health. If, in the past, meditation ... continue
Posted December 21, 2020 by archives-staff
Covid–19 and the Color Red: On Contemplative  Mind

Covid–19 and the Color Red: On Contemplative Mind – HIGHLIGHT

by John McQuade During this period of the covid-19 event , with its emphasis on social isolation, I have engaged more than usual the contemplative practices of Nalanda Miksang contemplative photography. Through these practices, I realize that contemplative mind is completely free of covid-19 and more decisively ... continue
Posted November 26, 2020 by archives-staff
COVID-19 Resources on the Shambhala Times

COVID-19 Resources on the Shambhala Times – HIGHLIGHT

From the Editorial Team— Many resources have been shared by the Shambhala leadership and Community members to help us all through this moment of isolation and uncertainty. Your editorial team has gathered them together here so that this page can be a resource for everyone. We will ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
Staying Sane In Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Staying Sane In Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo by Natalia Figueredo on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” The number of Covid-19 cases around the world has surpassed 872,000, leading governments to effect nationwide lockdowns to reduce the level of contagion. During this time, many people are surrounded by family. One of the hardest-hit groups, however, is ... continue
Posted April 2, 2020 by archives-staff
Meditation and Connection in a Time of Isolation

Meditation and Connection in a Time of Isolation – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash by Gayle Van Gils I have been feeling more than a bit ungrounded and lonely…..  Being forced to stay home and away from other people seems so wrong.  Yet, here we are – in this together – feeling our way towards a ... continue
Posted March 28, 2020 by archives-staff
Announcing the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Conference in Vienna

Announcing the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Conference in Vienna – HIGHLIGHT

Trungpa Rinpoche in 1975 at the Sacred Heart Auditorium. Photo by Blair Hansen. Vienna, Austria, May 22-24, 2020 The Shambhala Center of Vienna and the Chogyam Trungpa Institute of Naropa University are proud to present the Chogyam Trungpa Conference, in Vienna, Austria, from May 22-24, 2020 titled, “Meditation, ... continue
Posted February 9, 2020 by archives-staff
Fostering Indoor Air Quality, with Shambhala Teachings and Practice

Fostering Indoor Air Quality, with Shambhala Teachings and Practice – HIGHLIGHT

By Vinicius Amano on Unsplash By “Jackie Writing Jackie” The Dalai Lama once stated that there are two major reasons leading to the current environmental crisis: ignorance, and a lack of courage to take action to solve problems. The human connection to nature is a vital part of Shambhala Buddhism ... continue
Posted February 2, 2020 by archives-staff
Meditation Practice to Help You Through Dental Treatment

Meditation Practice to Help You Through Dental Treatment – HIGHLIGHT

By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Anxiety about dental treatment and fear of the dentist affects 16% of people. For many, it causes so much worry that they avoid going for a checkup, or getting work done when they really need to. In the long term, this can be bad for ... continue
Posted October 2, 2019 by archives-staff
Creating Zen Office Space

Creating Zen Office Space – HIGHLIGHT

By Mark Wilhelmi De-cluttering is a popular activity these days. Clutter can affect the way we do our jobs. Too much stuff can be distracting and claustrophobic. We may want to do something about our clutter, but we don’t know where to begin. We can find books ... continue
Posted August 27, 2019 by archives-staff
How Can Meditation Improve Heart Rate Variability?

How Can Meditation Improve Heart Rate Variability? – HIGHLIGHT

By “Jackie Writing Jackie” The focal point of Shambhala – the idea that all human beings have a fundamentally good nature – can play an important role in the way human beings live, eat, breathe and meditate, enabling them to improve their heart rate variability. As stated ... continue
Posted August 12, 2019 by archives-staff
Teaching with Bravery:  Meditation and Heart Advice for Teachers

Teaching with Bravery: Meditation and Heart Advice for Teachers – HIGHLIGHT

Christine Heming reviews the new book by Acharya Noel McLellan. In the Introduction to Teaching with Bravery, Noel McLellan places his “Heart Advice” within the daunting realities of our time – “ecological crisis, social injustice, economic disparities, and political conflicts.” School is the “place where the forces ... continue
Posted June 25, 2019 by archives-staff

Welcome Back! – HIGHLIGHT

Este artículo ha sido traducido al español aqui. Dear Readers – As you may know, in Fall 2018, operations of the Shambhala Times were suspended due to budget cuts. We are delighted to share that now, thanks to a generous grant from the Shambhala Trust and the European ... continue
Posted January 29, 2019 by archives-staff


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