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M'Bongui

M’Bongui

M’bongui , a dance performance with music composed by Herbert Elsky and choreography by Sophie Fougère-Darcy, took place on February 15th at the 300 seat Mégisserie theater in St Junien (Limousin, France). M’Bongui M’bongui is a traditional Congolese dance ceremony that was practiced before and after a hunt.  ... continue
Posted March 3, 2013 by luz_rodriguez
A Slightly Different 99 Percent

A Slightly Different 99 Percent – HIGHLIGHT

Commemorating Earth Day GreenFaith Fellowship: Chapter 2 Reports on an Environmental Justice Retreat click here to read the first story by Irene Woodard Newark International is the airport I generally leave from to go on Shambhala retreats and send my kids to Sun Camp. This past November, I went on ... continue
Posted April 21, 2012 by
Karme Choling’s Garden Gate

Karme Choling’s Garden Gate – HIGHLIGHT

Slogan of the week: Stop, Drop and Touch the Speechless Sky by Jan Enthoven, Master Gardener at Karme Choling Meditation Retreat Center Many people ponder how humanity can continue its proliferation on planet earth with its limited material resources and a rapidly widening ecological footprint. I am just ... continue
Posted November 20, 2011 by
Answering a Call of Our Time

Answering a Call of Our Time – HIGHLIGHT

Irene Woodard, member of the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York City, has been named a GreenFaith Fellow and will join the class of 2012 in the GreenFaith Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program is the only comprehensive education and training program in the United States to ... continue
Posted October 28, 2011 by
Earth Gathering at Windhorse Farm

Earth Gathering at Windhorse Farm – HIGHLIGHT

By David Wimberly It is always Earth Day in Shambhala as surely as the Sun of Shambhala is always rising. The dharma regards the earth as sacred and values all living beings. This is remarkably enhanced in Shambhala with our vision to create enlightened society. Protecting the ... continue
Posted April 22, 2011 by
Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth

Sakyong Calls for Protecting the Earth – HIGHLIGHT

A Call to Contemplation and Action on Climate Change by Sakyong Mipham (republished from April 2009) On April 19, 2009, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offered the following teaching in support of Earth Day, and the work of the Touching the Earth working group of the ... continue
Posted December 6, 2009 by
Buddhismus und Ökologie: Die Umwelt als Lehrerin

Buddhismus und Ökologie: Die Umwelt als Lehrerin

2009 ist ein Jahr des Schreckens für die Welt. Für sehr lange Zeit schien es, als ob finanzieller Wohlstand bis in das Unendliche wachsen könne. Wir nahmen an, dass Produktivitätssteigerung, Globalisation, ein börsenregulierten Markt, sowie freier Handel ausreiche um uns monetären Segen zu erteilen. Seit dem ... continue
Posted June 29, 2009 by
Buddhism and Ecology: Environment as our Teacher

Buddhism and Ecology: Environment as our Teacher – HIGHLIGHT

By Chris Tamdjidi In the year 2009, contemporary society finds itself in a state of shock. For many years it seemed that financial wealth could grow inexhaustibly – that it was just a matter of productivity, globalisation, open markets and free trade for the rain of monetary ... continue
Posted June 29, 2009 by
Join the 2009 Shambhala Green Commitment

Join the 2009 Shambhala Green Commitment

The Touching the Earth working group of the Sakyong’s Council has issued a call to all Shambhala Centers that aims to take the whole of Shambhala forward toward a vision of increased sustainability at all our centers. The working group’s call follows on the statement of ... continue
Posted April 22, 2009 by
Touching the Earth and Being Mindfully Green

Touching the Earth and Being Mindfully Green – HIGHLIGHT

By David Delcourt, Guest Editor and member of the Shambhala Touching the Earth working group In 1970, the same year the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche moved the North America, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson established a national teach-in, henceforth known as Earth Day. Meant as a day of ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
Coming to a Center Near You: Sustainability Manuals

Coming to a Center Near You: Sustainability Manuals – HIGHLIGHT

The Touching the Earth working group’s mission is that Shambhala become a powerful force for societal transformation in accordance with the principles and practices of both Shambhala warriorship and environmental sustainability. For more information, visit the group’s Shambhala webpage. The Touching the Earth group is creating ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
Creating Gardens of Compassion

Creating Gardens of Compassion

By Olivia Kirby Shambhala vision is based on living on this earth, the real earth, the earth that grows crops, the earth that nurtures your existence. – Chogyam Trungpa Want to bring about peace in oneself and in the world? Here is what we suggest: Actually planting seeds. Growing our own ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
Teens Touch the Earth at Karme Choling

Teens Touch the Earth at Karme Choling

By Dan Glenn Karme Choling’s thriving teen retreat series took a turn for the green this April. Twenty-nine youth attended Touching the Earth, led by Leila Bruno and Adam Pattantyus, two sangha members who are also part of the Touching the Earth working group. Donna Stephens, who has ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by Dan
Literally Cultivating Peace

Literally Cultivating Peace

By David Wimberly When powerful drala and even awakened werma cry, As earth’s ancient sacred living systems die, Will Shambhala warriors touch the earth with exertion to apply? And raise gardens of compassion invoking blessings from our warming sky. Our Shambhala path empowers us as earth protectors, which demands that ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by
Community Garden Reaps Rewards in Spades

Community Garden Reaps Rewards in Spades

By Bob Cervelli St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia, is well known for its ocean frontage, beaches, and close proximity to downtown Halifax. Many residents here can easily commute into the city for work. The “bay sangha” is a vibrant group and includes the Gyatso (Ocean) Deleg. Most ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by


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