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Right Speech in Myanmar

Right Speech in Myanmar – HIGHLIGHT

A look at the everyday lives of Buddhists in Myanmar, with the possibilities of courage and peace by Larry Steele Buddhists in strife-torn Myanmar suffer the blame for violence and oppression by their too-powerful military, as reported in the first article of this series, “A Monk Called King ... continue
Posted May 19, 2018 by CGH
In Appreciation of Quiet

In Appreciation of Quiet – HIGHLIGHT

A few thoughts on the delights and sufferings associated with the sounds around us by Larry Barnett I like quiet. I don’t mean the complete silence of any sound whatsoever, but the quiet of the natural world. I find the sound of leaves rustling in the wind comforting. ... continue
Posted January 8, 2018 by CGH
Peace NOW Symposium

Peace NOW Symposium – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating a successful event in Vienna, reflecting on the experience, and laying plans for the future by Joanna Francis Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche had no hesitation when he was asked when peace should happen during the Peace NOW Symposium in Vienna, “Creating Peace in Difficult Times.” The answer was ... continue
Posted January 6, 2018 by CGH
Shambhala to Myanmar

Shambhala to Myanmar – HIGHLIGHT

A letter from Shambhala regarding recent events in Rhakine State, particularly violence toward the Rohingya community Chairman Bamaw Sayadaw Dr. Ashwin Kumara Bhivamsa, State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (Ma Ha Na), Thiri Mingalar Kabar Aye Hill, Yangon, Myanmar 28 September 2017 Dear Chairman, venerable monks, elders, and respected leaders, I am writing to you, ... continue
Posted October 27, 2017 by CGH
End Ethnic Cleansing

End Ethnic Cleansing – HIGHLIGHT

Buddhists appeal to Myanmar monks by Richard Reoch “The Buddha would have helped those poor Muslims,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama this past week as the world witnessed with horror the latest eruption of communal violence, terror and ethnic cleansing. This time it is in Myanmar (Burma). Yet ... continue
Posted September 16, 2017 by CGH
Peace Now!

Peace Now! – HIGHLIGHT

Preparations for a symposium with the Sakyong in Vienna by Michael Anderson Taste might be the word best attributable to a Viennese evening of food, drink, and cultural performance. That was indeed the case on the evening of May 5th, as local sangha and guests of the Vienna ... continue
Posted May 19, 2017 by Michael
Is Tolerance Enough?

Is Tolerance Enough? – HIGHLIGHT

Questions and Answers from: Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace Investigating Religious Conflict in Today’s World Presidential Lecture by Richard Reoch, President of Shambhala Buddhism “If the world had only one religion,” asked one of the students,”would we still have the same problems that we have today?” This was one ... continue
Posted November 22, 2014 by
Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace

Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace – HIGHLIGHT

Religious Conflict in Today’s World President Richard Reoch presents at the University of Morocco The room full of Muslim preachers, known as Imams, was keenly attentive as I introduced meditation practice to them with a short introduction to the neuroscience of mind, body and extended consciousness. I was in ... continue
Posted November 16, 2014 by
A Revolution of Dignity

A Revolution of Dignity – HIGHLIGHT

A million people come to Maidan Square in peaceful protestBreaking News! Shambhalians Participate in the Ukrainian Revolution gathered and translated by Ella Reznikova This morning I received a message on Facebook from my friend Natasha, saying, “Ella, gather all Kasung, otherwise it will be the dawn of the Great ... continue
Posted December 13, 2013 by
Peace Practices

Peace Practices – HIGHLIGHT

Imagining Peace Conference Malcolm X College, Chicago by Debra Hiers, Shambhala Times Reporter How incredibly fortunate we are to have come together this weekend to engage in an honest conversation about the relationship between peace and violence, and to explore the role we each play in realizing a society ... continue
Posted April 28, 2013 by
Our Voices Matter

Our Voices Matter – HIGHLIGHT

Imagining Peace Conference with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Malcolm X College, Chicago by Gretchen Neve, Shambhala Times Reporter Saturday’s Youth Congress on Peace at Malcolm X City College opened with videos of youth expressing their visions for peace followed by live poetry performances. Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel welcomed us and acted ... continue
Posted April 28, 2013 by
Personal Path, Social Transformation

Personal Path, Social Transformation – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong under the Gothic arches, Grace CathedralCreating Enlightened Society www.creatingsociety.com by Cody McGough, Director, San Francisco Shambhala Center “Enlightened Society is all about nurturing the human spirit – waking up to the goodness, kindness and strength that we already have.” – Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche As human beings, how do we ... continue
Posted April 21, 2013 by
Why We Need to Imagine Peace

Why We Need to Imagine Peace – HIGHLIGHT

Creating Enlightened Society in Chicago with a Youth Congress on Peace by Gretchen Neve What is Happening On April 26, 2013, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s Enlightened Society Tour will launch in Chicago. On Friday night he will give a talk about creating enlightened society. On Saturday the Sakyong will host our ... continue
Posted April 6, 2013 by
Reflections from the United Nations Headquarters

Reflections from the United Nations Headquarters

Reflections on the “High Level Meeting on Wellbeing and Happiness: Defining a New Economic Paradigm” at the United Nations Headquarters, April 2, 2012 by Bob Gailey I walked down First Avenue on a sunny spring morning and saw the line forming to enter the visitors gate on the ... continue
Posted April 12, 2012 by
United Nations, Human Happiness, and Shambhala

United Nations, Human Happiness, and Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

United Nations Develops New Economic Paradigm Based on Human Happiness and Well Being by Carolyn Mandelker, Executive Director of Shambhala More than 600 government leaders, economists and delegates from organizations around the world, including Shambhala*, attended a United Nations conference on Monday, April 2nd, aimed at developing a ... continue
Posted April 12, 2012 by


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