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paper bags and cardboard

paper bags and cardboard – HIGHLIGHT

by Anne Anderson Saitzyk, Los Angeles Every other year, Shambhala Art teachers and graduates come together for a retreat to contemplate the Dharma Art teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, share inspirations and explore personal and collaborative projects that relate to these teachings. The Shambhala Art program is ... continue
Posted March 11, 2013 by


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
Expressing Society

Expressing Society – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating the Arts Editor’s Column by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor It should be snowing, but it sounds like it’s raining. Makes me want to tap my fingers in time to the drops, or splash some paint across a page. Chickadees were chirruping this morning as the sun came ... continue
Posted March 1, 2013 by Sarah
Awakening Playfully

Awakening Playfully – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts Offering a window into the Shambhala Art teachings article by Ladan Yalzadeh photos from Shambhala Art International Awakening. That’s the word I would use to describe the Shambhala Art teachings. Here are some other words I would use: bold, surprising, gentle, accessible, primordial, expansive, essential, ... continue
Posted March 26, 2012 by
Observing Shambhala Art Day

Observing Shambhala Art Day – HIGHLIGHT

article by Amanda Tasse photos are from the Los Angeles sangha Today is Shambhala Art Day, which has been designated by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to occur on the spring equinox. It is a day when the entire Shambhala community and friends are invited to celebrate art forms and ... continue
Posted March 20, 2012 by
A Good Eye


Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts by Charles Blackhall Aimless wandering is a favorite past-time for me, often with my camera slung over my shoulder. Suddenly my attention is caught by color, texture, form, light, or another striking flash. In the moment, this stops the mind and yet it’s ... continue
Posted March 17, 2012 by
A Brief History of Shambhala Art

A Brief History of Shambhala Art – HIGHLIGHT

by Steven Saitzyk, International Director of Shambhala Art How does one begin to tell a story that no one person can tell? Even finding a starting point for this tale is a challenge. I could start when I first met the Druk Sakyong, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in ... continue
Posted March 11, 2012 by
Shambhala and the Arts

Shambhala and the Arts – HIGHLIGHT

This March, Shambhala Times will be celebrating Shambhala and the Arts in honor of Shambhala Art Day, which is coming up on March 20th. In the coming month, we will be focusing on the various forms of art, artistic expression, and Shambhala Art teachings. If you ... continue
Posted March 5, 2012 by
The Fourth Pillar

The Fourth Pillar

by Andrew Forbes There is a void in the Shambhala community. For all the sophisticated practices of meditation, a budding governmental body, and military protection, there is something still missing from the lungta of the developing community. I feel it every time I walk into the Shambhala ... continue
Posted February 9, 2012 by
Miksang with Incarcerated Youth

Miksang with Incarcerated Youth – HIGHLIGHT

Jake Lorfing describes his adventures and shares photos from teaching contemplative photography to teenagers. We didn’t know what to expect entering the Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center to meet the eight girls, ages 14-17, who had signed up for a weekly Miksang Photography class. Four volunteers ... continue
Posted February 14, 2011 by
Demonstration of Space, Form, and Energy

Demonstration of Space, Form, and Energy – HIGHLIGHT

In this video series, Marcia Shibata demonstrates the principles of the practice of flower arranging. At the recent Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles, Kado practitioner and teacher, Marcia Shibata did an Ikebana demonstration of the principles of Space, Form and Energy, which — in Ikebana ... continue
Posted January 25, 2010 by Steven Saitzyk
Introducing “Shambhala at the Movies”

Introducing “Shambhala at the Movies” – HIGHLIGHT

A new column by Angela Pressburger “I think that a film should have a good story, a clear story, and it should have, if possible, something which is probably the most difficult thing – it should have a little bit of magic….Magic being untouchable ... continue
Posted November 24, 2009 by
"Art" is a Process, "Arts" is a Form

“Art” is a Process, “Arts” is a Form – HIGHLIGHT

By Steven Saitzyk Within the Shambhala global mandala there are many titles, programs, and projects that carry the moniker “Shambhala,” and they are increasing all the time. It can be confusing because they can sound alike, especially Shambhala Art and Shambhala Arts, or Shambhala Art ... continue
Posted October 27, 2009 by Steven Saitzyk
Colors of Impermanence

Colors of Impermanence – HIGHLIGHT

A photo gallery of the changing season, by Jennifer Holder This lovely experience of a photo-taking rampage was made possible by beautiful weather, an iPhone, and the gardens and streets of Chappaqua, NY. Click on photos to enlarge or view as a slideshow. continue
Posted October 14, 2009 by Jennifer Holder
The new Shambhala Art website is up!

The new Shambhala Art website is up! – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Art site has clothed itself in beautiful attire for welcoming visitors:  http://www.shambhalaart.org/ It has pages on what is Shambhala Art, the Shambhala Art curriculum and its teachers… Novel features have also been set up for hosting slideshows, video and a forum. More media content will be ... continue
Posted August 7, 2009 by

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