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Ego and Egolessness

Ego and Egolessness – HIGHLIGHT

photo courtesy of the Sakyong LhadrangDharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche What is buddhahood? It is the attaining of egolessness. According to the hinayana — the “narrow path” — if we attain egolessness of self, we realize nirvana, enlightenment. This is a common approach: to attain enlightenment for ... continue
Posted May 4, 2015 by
Prayers for Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Prayers for Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Dear Shambhala Community: Since hearing the news of the earthquake and aftershocks yesterday, the Sakyong Wangmo and I have engaged in practice and prayer for the families and people of Nepal. The Sakyong Wangmo spoke with His Eminence, Namkha Drimed Rinpoche, who is in Kathmandu at the Ripa ... continue
Posted April 26, 2015 by David_Brown
Princess Lamp of Beauty Returns Home

Princess Lamp of Beauty Returns Home

The Sakyong Wangmo and Jetsun Dzedron returned to the Kalapa Court yesterday, radiating joy and good health. Dzedron Okar Yangchen Ziji Mukpo was born at 4:49 am on April 10th at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, weighing 7 lbs 15 ounces. The child will be known ... continue
Posted April 13, 2015 by David_Brown
Becoming a Bodhisattva

Becoming a Bodhisattva – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche At the core of the Mahayana Buddhist teachings is the crown jewel of bodhichitta. This is the supreme thought, the highest possible concept that the mind can generate. Bodhichitta is the intention to bring all sentient beings to enlightenment. The ... continue
Posted April 13, 2015 by
Shambhala Royal Family Welcomes Their Third Child!

Shambhala Royal Family Welcomes Their Third Child!

The Sakyong Wangmo of Shambhala gave birth to her third daughter at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax this morning at 4:49 a.m. local time. “With her usual dignity and strength, The Sakyong Wangmo, Khandro Tseyang gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl. Mother, father, ... continue
Posted April 10, 2015 by David_Brown
Anticipating the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo's Third Child

Anticipating the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo’s Third Child

As the birth of the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo’s third child approaches, many people have inquired how to contribute an offering or send best wishes. In response to these requests, we have set up a registry where greetings may be sent to the family, and contributions ... continue
Posted March 27, 2015 by David_Brown
Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo Bless Kalapa Centre Offices

Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo Bless Kalapa Centre Offices

On 16 March, the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo conducted ceremonies to purify and bless the new Kalapa Centre offices in Halifax. In the Sakyong’s new office at Sovereign Place overlooking Halifax Harbour — surrounded by the staff of the Sakyong Potrang, Shambhala, the Kalapa Court, Centre ... continue
Posted March 25, 2015 by David_Brown
True Listening

True Listening – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche It is said that when the Buddha first taught, two deer approached, knelt down, and raised their ears. They symbolize the act of listening, a sublime way of being present in the moment. Their perked-up ears represent keen attentiveness. Their bodies kneeling ... continue
Posted March 16, 2015 by
20th Anniversary of the Sakyong's Enthronement

20th Anniversary of the Sakyong’s Enthronement – HIGHLIGHT

This May marks the twentieth anniversary of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche enthronement as Sakyong. The Shambhala Times will be marking the occasion by featuring several archived articles published in local newspapers that covered the events. Our first featured article is from The Chronicle Herald on May 15, 1995. continue
Posted February 20, 2015 by Dan
Obstacles Arise

Obstacles Arise – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche In meditation, we are on a journey from here to there — to whatever we are trying to accomplish, be it mindfulness, peace, or compassion. We are developing the ability to have fuller experience of our lives. But as we gain understanding ... continue
Posted February 13, 2015 by
Next Steps: Europe

Next Steps: Europe – HIGHLIGHT

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in Berlin, ßmannShambhala Times is pleased to share this news update: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has written to all our European members to share his “thoughts and vision for the future of Shambhala in Europe.” Reflecting the growing diversity of the countries and cultures of ... continue
Posted January 28, 2015 by
Announcing the 2015 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest

Announcing the 2015 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest – HIGHLIGHT

Year of the Wood Sheep COLUMN: Poetry Space In celebration of the approaching Year of the Wood Sheep, the Office of the Kalapa Court and the Office of Culture and Decorum and Poetry Space are pleased to announce the second annual Shambhala Day Poetry Contest. As this is the ... continue
Posted January 12, 2015 by
Concerning the Tragic Events in Paris

Concerning the Tragic Events in Paris

Message from the Sakyong concerning the tragic events in Paris: I have been tracking the attacks in Paris closely since they were announced and want to offer my sincere condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy. It was heartbreaking to hear the news about the shootings. ... continue
Posted January 9, 2015 by
Sakyong on Family and Community

Sakyong on Family and Community – HIGHLIGHT

The Sakyong gives his blessings to Melanie Klein, who will be assuming the role of center director in Boulder when the current director, Ulrike Halpern, steps down on Shambhala Day.The Sakyong Discusses Family, Community at the Boulder Shambhala Center article by Sarah Sutherland On the first Sunday of ... continue
Posted January 8, 2015 by
Becoming One With Dharma

Becoming One With Dharma – HIGHLIGHT

Dharma Teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche We often bring the dharma into our life only when things come to a painful point — when we are facing a crossroads or experiencing confusion. Then we go into our library, dust off a book and crack it open. We try ... continue
Posted January 5, 2015 by


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