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Celebrating Midsummer’s Day In The Time of Pandemic

Celebrating Midsummer’s Day In The Time of Pandemic

By Faradee Rudy This week’s Shambhala Sunday Gathering is on June 21, which in the Northern Hemisphere is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. Midsummer’s Day is one of Shambhala’s four annual holidays, (along with Shambhala Day, Harvest of Peace, and Children’s Day), ... continue
Posted June 19, 2020 by archives-staff
Midsummer Reflections

Midsummer Reflections – HIGHLIGHT

by Annica Holder People who celebrated Midsummer’s Day at Seattle Shambhala told us about why they open the gate to the Great Eastern Sun by visiting the center. Anyone willing to share their thoughts wrote them on pre-printed cards, then snapped polaroid photos and attached them to ... continue
Posted July 10, 2018 by CGH
Midsummers Past

Midsummers Past – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating summer, sunshine, and outdoor fun with family and friends by Nyingje Sheltri Over many years, the Shambhala Buddhist community has adopted a tradition of celebrating a special day at the change of each season. These are referred to as “nyida” days, based on the Tibetan words nyima ... continue
Posted June 22, 2017 by CGH
Boston Shambhalians Celebrate "Midsummah" Day

Boston Shambhalians Celebrate “Midsummah” Day – HIGHLIGHT

An outstanding adventure, a beautiful place, and plenty of smiles and laughter by Bob Abbott Alas another Midsummer Day has come and gone, but warm memories were made and auspiciousness was in the air with ideal weather, a full moon ripening in sync with the solstice, and festive ... continue
Posted July 13, 2016 by CGH
Sharing Midsummer Delights

Sharing Midsummer Delights – HIGHLIGHT

appreciating the many joys of Midsummer Day celebrations by Carol Henderson Ah, Midsummer Day — a time for Shambhalians to gather together, to enjoy one another’s company, and to sample the many delights of this favorite holiday: a celebratory lhasang, delicious summer foods, games and laughter on the ... continue
Posted June 25, 2016 by CGH
A Midsummer Night's Donkey

A Midsummer Night’s Donkey – HIGHLIGHT

Ladder-ball practice at Karme CholingCelebrating the Beginning of Summer Shambhala Centers and communities around the world celebrated the beginning of summer this last week with Midsummer Day. This sampling of stories and photos from around the mandala represents just a few of the events. Want to share ... continue
Posted June 28, 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
Midsummer: Atlanta and Boston

Midsummer: Atlanta and Boston

from Rhett Huber, Marketing and Communications at the Atlanta Shambhala Center photos by Andy Richard and Laura DeMercurio Here in Atlanta, we had a great Midsummer Day celebration. We enjoyed a parade with our little band after the lhasang ceremony, which was led by kasung members Harry Tate ... continue
Posted June 28, 2012 by
Midsummer: Fredericton

Midsummer: Fredericton

by David Seabrook, Director of the Fredericton Shambhala Center On Sunday, June 17th, the Fredericton Shambhala Meditation Center celebrated its 10th Anniversary. Under a glorious blue sky, surrounded by a carefully-tended garden in bloom, our community of practitioners, along with family and friends, gathered to enjoy a morning ... continue
Posted June 28, 2012 by
Midsummer: Casa Werma

Midsummer: Casa Werma

from Craig Morman and Faith Killough, Co-Directors of Casa Werma in Patzcuaro, Mexico Here at Casa Werma in Pátzcuaro, Mexico, we invited neighbors and friends from Pátzcuaro and nearby villages to a potluck in celebration of the first day of summer. The day was a bit rainy ... continue
Posted June 28, 2012 by


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