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Creating Peace the Shambhala Way

Creating Peace the Shambhala Way – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham It is absolutely possible to create a good human society here on earth. To do so, we need strong mindfulness and intention. As human beings, we are influenced by our environment. If we create an environment of aggression and disharmony, stress will become the ... continue
Posted March 5, 2010 by
Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace – HIGHLIGHT

By Anna Weinstein When Oscar Arias, the president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, began his address with the life story of the Buddha, I felt a strange synchronicity with the Shambhala Congress taking place at the same time thousands of miles north. The Global ... continue
Posted December 20, 2009 by anna_weinstein
Peace Within, Peace in the World

Peace Within, Peace in the World – HIGHLIGHT

New theme for expanding Buddhist Youth Festival Peace within, peace in the world is the theme of the Buddhist Youth Project, an initiative by Susanne Becker and Sophie Maclaren to support young practitioners and make the three jewels easily accessible to new young people. A key aspect ... continue
Posted October 1, 2009 by
Harvesting Happiness

Harvesting Happiness – HIGHLIGHT

The Tale of Meme Haylay Haylay This tale was collected by Dorji Penjore in Bhumtang, Bhutan. It is a retelling of one of the most popular tales in Bhutan. Meme Haylay Haylay was a poor old man. He liked his life, and was ... continue
Posted September 27, 2009 by

A Single Grain of Rice – HIGHLIGHT

An Indian teaching tale once told in the dining room of Karme Choling by Roger Guest, retold here by Laura Simms. There was a king in India who had four daughters. When they were old enough, he decided to go on a spiritual retreat. He left his ... continue
Posted September 26, 2009 by

2007: Compassion and Understanding – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Harvest of Peace Address Dorje Denma Ling, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada September 22, 2007 I humbly bow before the assembly of the greater sangha. I’m delighted to be here at Dorje Denma Ling, where for the last couple of days we have been practicing and deepening our ... continue
Posted September 26, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Riding the Powerful Steed of Compassion

Riding the Powerful Steed of Compassion – HIGHLIGHT

Gesar’s Horse, Kyang Go Karkar In many of the great stories and myths of the world, a powerful and intelligent horse plays a significant role. The hero or heroine rides the most magnificent of steeds like a throne which is alive with the power of ... continue
Posted September 25, 2009 by

The Birth of King Gesar’s Qualities – HIGHLIGHT

To harvest peace, we contemplate the enlightened qualities required to benefit a world torn asunder by violence and greed. In the Tibetan tradition this is brought to life in the story of the birth of King Gesar of Ling, the famed hero-warrior who overcame obstacles ... continue
Posted September 24, 2009 by

Nurturing the Causes of Peace – HIGHLIGHT

By Laura Simms At the United Nations in 1996, young people from third-world countries were brought out of extreme poverty, war, displacement, child labor, or prostitution and flown to New York City for ten days. Their task was to design a Children’s Bill of Rights. A ... continue
Posted September 23, 2009 by

Harvest of Peace Address Transcript

The Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche Harvest of Peace Address, 20 September 2009 Dorje Denma Ling, Tatamagouche, Canada Good morning, and greetings to everyone from Dorje Denma Ling, where I am conducting the fourth—I believe—Scorpion Seal Retreat. It has been quite a summer. I feel incredibly happy that I was ... continue
Posted September 22, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
Divine Lady of Gathering

Divine Lady of Gathering – HIGHLIGHT

By President Richard Reoch Among the many initiatives the Sakyong has undertaken to manifest Shambhala Vision, is the commissioning of the Rigden Lineage thangka. It is currently being painted at the Shambhala Art School in northern India by a team of artists under the direction of ... continue
Posted September 22, 2009 by Richard_Reoch
Harvest of Peace Address 2009

Harvest of Peace Address 2009 – HIGHLIGHT

Harvest of Peace Address by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Peace is the only way that we are going to survive as a human race and planet. The Dorje Dradul had this in mind many years ago when he left India and came West. He had this wisdom and ... continue
Posted September 20, 2009 by

Peace is the Answer: Letter from our Guest Editor – HIGHLIGHT

By Laura Simms The Harvest of Peace, one of four Shambhala holidays, occurs around the time of the autumn equinox. It is a time when our community gathers, listens to teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and celebrates the riches of both our diverse and shared cultures ... continue
Posted September 20, 2009 by

2002: Patience – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham In 2002, Sakyong Mipham addressed the sangha for Harvest of Peace from Halifax. Our responsibility as practitioners is to look at these kleshas and see that although there may be a war happening somewhere else, fundamentally the seed of that aggression is within our ... continue
Posted September 19, 2009 by Jennifer Holder

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