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Accepting Small Improvements

Accepting Small Improvements – HIGHLIGHT

A small gathering in good company leads to great insight, based on the Sakyong’s experience training falcons by John David Smith Last Tuesday night a small group of us gathered in the smaller shrine room to read some of Sakyong Mipham’s Turning the Mind into an Ally together.  The Meditation Warriors ... continue
Posted January 8, 2016 by CGH
Letter from the Sakyong Wangmo

Letter from the Sakyong Wangmo – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong Wangmo writes to us from Nepal As we prepare to celebrate the birthday of the Kongma Sakyong, I felt inspired to share some thoughts and feelings with all of you. As everyone knows, this has been a tremendous year for our family, first with the ... continue
Posted November 17, 2015 by CGH
Sakyong Gives Talk at Gongter

Sakyong Gives Talk at Gongter – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Addresses Western Students at the Gongter Near the end of the Gongter, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche gave an evening talk to the Westerners and English-speaking Tibetans attending the empowerments. About two hundred people attended the event, which was followed by a blessing line where everyone ... continue
Posted November 16, 2015 by CGH
Gongter Empowerments Begin

Gongter Empowerments Begin – HIGHLIGHT

Namkha Drimed Rinpoche conducts Gongter empowerments at Rigon Tashi Choeling monastery, in Pharpeng, Nepal by Walker Blaine Greetings to all Shambhala and Ripa sangha, near and far, from here in Pharpeng Nepal. The Gongter Empowerments of His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche are now underway. There are well over a ... continue
Posted November 15, 2015 by CGH
The Warriors Who Are Meek

The Warriors Who Are Meek – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Monastic Order’s first temporary monastic training program comes to completion by Shastri Loden Nyima, Monastic Secretary to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Summer is passing and fall arriving at Gampo Abbey as we conclude our first year of residential monastic training, The Warriors Who Are Meek, from the ... continue
Posted November 2, 2015 by CGH
Taking Refuge

Taking Refuge – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche The Tibetan word for refuge is chup, “to be protected by.” Every day we wake up and tacitly take refuge in something that we think will offer us security and protection. Most of the time we put our poker chip on the ... continue
Posted October 28, 2015 by Dan
The Sakyong brings ancient wisdom to Krakow

The Sakyong brings ancient wisdom to Krakow – HIGHLIGHT

Teachings on Basic Goodness offered to an appreciative audience in Sakyong’s visit to Poland. by Mio Sylvester Krakow has always been a spiritual and intellectual center for Poland. Legend states that the city was founded by Krakus, a Polish prince, who built the famous Wawel palace over the ... continue
Posted October 16, 2015 by CGH
In Charge of Making Peace Possible

In Charge of Making Peace Possible – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche gives a public talk, and speaks at a leadership gathering in Berlin. Story and photos by Katja Aßmann Photo by Katja Assmann More than two hundred people filled the beautiful hall at Villa Elisabeth in the heart of Berlin for a public talk by the Sakyong ... continue
Posted September 28, 2015 by CGH
Meditation and the Truth of Suffering

Meditation and the Truth of Suffering – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche The path of meditation isn’t necessarily about becoming a Buddhist. It’s about awakening to who we already are: buddha—“awakened one” in Sanskrit. Through the practice of meditation, the Buddha overcame bewilderment and suffering and awoke to the truth of reality, which is ... continue
Posted September 14, 2015 by Dan
Shambhala Day Address: Year of the Wood Sheep

Shambhala Day Address: Year of the Wood Sheep – HIGHLIGHT

Transcript of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s Shambhala Day address 19 February, 2015 Year of the Wood Sheep Halifax, Nova Scotia Click here to view the video recording of the address Click here to see the annual roll call video Click here for the Spanish translation off the address THE KONGMA SAKYONG: A very good morning everybody, ... continue
Posted February 23, 2015 by Dan
No Complaint

No Complaint – HIGHLIGHT

Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche When I visited Tibet in 2001, I frequently performed ceremonies outdoors. On one occasion, thousands of people gathered in a high, beautiful valley. It began to rain — just a light drizzle — but at 13,000 feet, any precipitation turns the weather ... continue
Posted January 29, 2014 by
Don Season Teachings

Don Season Teachings – HIGHLIGHT

Teachings and Q & A from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche compiled and made available by Hamish Maclaren The following two videos are from a 2008 Shambhala Online session with the Sakyong teaching about the don season. Both videos include teaching as well as question and answer and both now ... continue
Posted February 3, 2013 by
Mythology and Everyday Life

Mythology and Everyday Life

I’ve been wondering lately what Joseph Campbell would think of Shambhala Buddhism. He attributed many of the problems we face today, particularly our disconnect from nature and the resultant chaos & confusion found in our global society, to a lack of a working mythology. ... continue
Posted July 28, 2011 by Travis_May
The Sakyong in Deep Retreat

The Sakyong in Deep Retreat

The Sakyong has arrived in Pharping, Nepal for a period of strict retreat to conclude his year of retreat. He asked that the following update be shared with the community. It is followed by photos of the Sakyong on retreat in Nepal and the Sakyong on ... continue
Posted January 4, 2011 by

Be Pragmatic in Practice – HIGHLIGHT

By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche As the great Zen teacher Suzuki Roshi said, “We are completely perfect, but we need a minor adjustment.” We have everything we need, but we have to hone it. Meditation is that honing process. What we are honing is our intention. Meditation is not ... continue
Posted June 13, 2010 by


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