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Decency Is the Absence of Strategy

Decency Is the Absence of Strategy – HIGHLIGHT

Snowy Sunrise,COLUMN: Dispatches from the Front Lines Dispatches from the Front Lines is a new column designed to support the many Shambhalians currently experiencing upheaval at their centers and groups. It is specifically intended to penetrate the sense of isolation common to these painful situations, and to ... continue
Posted January 26, 2015 by
Exiting Samsara

Exiting Samsara – HIGHLIGHT

Dylan & HojunOne Perspective on Having Children by Hojun Laura Jackson, New York City On a recent trip to California, I witnessed my 3-year-old nephew Dylan launch a spectacular tantrum at a kiddy carnival following my brother’s failure to win him a goldfish. Nothing mattered more than going ... continue
Posted January 25, 2015 by
Being Gentle and Fearless

Being Gentle and Fearless – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhala Women’s Retreat by Allison Conant, Los Angeles Gender is not something I’ve ever talked about much. I’ve never enjoyed “women’s” groups, so when I was asked to be a part of the second Los Angeles Shambhala Women’s Retreat I said yes – mostly because I relished ... continue
Posted January 24, 2015 by
Vulnerability and Humor

Vulnerability and Humor – HIGHLIGHT

The wooden hammer is called a han (from the Zen tradition) used to call to meditation. The slogan at the top reads: “Great is the matter of life and death. Awake! Awake! Don’t waste time!”Exploring Life at Gampo Abbey by Emma Cataford, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondant with assistance ... continue
Posted January 14, 2015 by
A Hall of Mirrors

A Hall of Mirrors – HIGHLIGHT

Exploring Life at Gampo Abbey article and photos by Emma Cataford, Shambhala Times Regional Correspondant with assistance from Loden Nyima, Head of Education at Gampo Abbey Part One One of the most common misconceptions about living at a monastery is that it’s an attempt to evade our lives and the ... continue
Posted January 10, 2015 by
On Turning 70

On Turning 70 – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life A Three-Yana Journey by Shastri Christine Sloan I cannot be sure just when it began, this journey to 70, but it received a boost from my doctor when he called me in to say my bone scan looked suspicious. Seventy was only a few months ... continue
Posted January 9, 2015 by
We Can't Breathe

We Can’t Breathe – HIGHLIGHT

Photo credit: Dan Honda for San Jose Mercury Newsby Amani Loutfy Originally published in the Berkeley Shambhala Center Blog On the cushion I sit with my breath, to learn the nature of mind, and to connect myself to all other sentient beings. May we all be free from ... continue
Posted January 7, 2015 by
Gender Identity in Shambhala

Gender Identity in Shambhala – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Michaela McCormick, Portland, Oregon I have the body of a man, mostly, if you don’t pay attention to my fine bones and nearly hairless body. And most people don’t. Rather they notice my broad shoulders, narrow hips, and strong brow, and if they ... continue
Posted December 22, 2014 by
Fragile Ego

Fragile Ego – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Celebrating the Arts On Writing by Michelle Welch, Phoenix If you’re a writer and you’re trying to do anything but self-publish exclusively, you’re going to have to face rejection. My first agent hunt involved 8 rejection letters; my second, four. I have a raft of rejections from years ... continue
Posted December 12, 2014 by
Breaking Silence

Breaking Silence – HIGHLIGHT

Introducing a NEW COLUMN: Dispatches from the Front Lines Dispatches from the Front Lines is a new column designed to support the many Shambhalians currently experiencing upheaval at their centers and groups. It is specifically intended to penetrate the sense of isolation common to these painful situations, ... continue
Posted December 1, 2014 by
Confessions of a Would Be "Prepper"

Confessions of a Would Be “Prepper” – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: In Everyday Life by Sara Demetry, Barnet, Vermont For as long as I can remember, fear has been a constant companion. A few years ago, this fear ballooned in response to what I was reading about the possible outcomes of climate change, peak oil, and population overgrowth ... continue
Posted November 5, 2014 by
Exploring Emperor YongLe

Exploring Emperor YongLe – HIGHLIGHT

Statue of Emperor YongLePilgrimage to Beijing, June 2014 article and photos by Duncan McNaught, Boulder, CO edited by Melanie Klein and Mariah Simonton I recently made a pilgrimage to sites connected with the ancestral sovereign, Emperor YongLe. It was a success. This was mainly because like the other ancestor ... continue
Posted October 29, 2014 by
Ebola in Our Backyard

Ebola in Our Backyard – HIGHLIGHT

by Megan Bauer, Center Director in Dallas, TX Ebola is a horrific disease having a devastating impact on communities in West Africa. In the last few weeks, it has spread beyond Africa. For many of us, it has been a drama unfolding on the evening news that ... continue
Posted October 16, 2014 by
Fox-Walking with Owl-Eyes

Fox-Walking with Owl-Eyes – HIGHLIGHT

EWV Wisdom WheelCOLUMN: In Everyday Life Investigating EarthWalk Vermont, A Mini-Culture Filled With Nature, Learning, Respect and Joy by Cara Thornley In 2005, Angella Gibbons, Shambhala practitioner in Vermont, started EarthWalk Vermont (EWV), a nature-based mentoring school, with five students who came one day a week. It grew so ... continue
Posted October 11, 2014 by
Goodbye, Egoism

Goodbye, Egoism – HIGHLIGHT

Reporting from the Scene: Bright Now Festival in Amsterdam, “basic goodness in action” by Anna Spohr, of Mindful Movie I was a volunteer at the first Bright Now Festival, playing the part of filmmaker this time, rather than mindfulness trainer. Attracted by the strong positivity of the theme, “A ... continue
Posted October 9, 2014 by


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