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Social Engagement Letter

Social Engagement Letter – HIGHLIGHT

A message to Shambhalians regarding recent events in Charlottesville by the Shambhala Office of Social Engagement We have witnessed and felt the heartbreak of the violent atrocities committed by hate groups including neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, white supremacists, white nationalists, ISIS and other terrorist organizations. Our Shambhala ... continue
Posted September 4, 2017 by CGH
Heal the Beach

Heal the Beach – HIGHLIGHT

The new Shambhala group Social Action LA holds its first event, a beach cleanup day at Venice Beach by Chris Bomba and Jason Elias Finally, we scheduled our first Action In the World, and decided to volunteer at a Heal The Bay Beach Cleanup at Venice Beach here in ... continue
Posted July 14, 2017 by CGH
Social Action LA

Social Action LA – HIGHLIGHT

West Coast Shambhalians lay plans to bring their practice into the wider world of political action by Jason Elias After the last presidential election, a few of us in the Los Angeles Shambhala Community started to wonder what was the relevance of our practice within the political realm. If ... continue
Posted July 12, 2017 by CGH
The Myth of Disconnection

The Myth of Disconnection – HIGHLIGHT

Have we bought into the destructive myth of disconnection? Look inside yourself and be honest. by Sarah Lipton Listening to the news lately makes me think that our society believes in a rampant myth of disconnection. We believe so strongly that the “other” is bad, scary, no good, ... continue
Posted March 17, 2017 by CGH
Shaking Hands with Local Faith Communities

Shaking Hands with Local Faith Communities – HIGHLIGHT

News from London by Ali Warner, Director, Shambhala London We received a letter from a local interfaith association asking if Shambhala London would like to join. It was one of many such letters which I usually feel I just can’t deal with – it seems a constant challenge ... continue
Posted June 24, 2012 by
Bodhisattva Chaplain

Bodhisattva Chaplain – HIGHLIGHT

Walking the Path of Buddhist Chaplaincy by Fay Octavia Elliott As earth and the other elements, together with space, Eternally provide sustenance in many ways for the countless sentient beings, So may I become sustenance in every way for sentient beings To the limits of space, until all have attained nirvāṇa. – ... continue
Posted June 8, 2012 by
Intention for World Peace in 2009

Intention for World Peace in 2009 – HIGHLIGHT

By Susmita Barua The Buddhist Peace Fellowship has decided to participate in the first global World March for Peace and Non-violence from October 2, 2009 to January 2, 2010. The March was initiated by “World Without Wars,” an international organization launched by the Humanist Movement that ... continue
Posted August 26, 2009 by
International Social Action Film Festival

International Social Action Film Festival – HIGHLIGHT

By Ronald Schultz When I sat down at the table next to the dining tent at Shambhala Mountain Center with President Richard Reoch and my dear friend, Barry Milner, I had to admit I had an agenda. I wanted to tell Richard about my International Social Action ... continue
Posted May 17, 2009 by
Teaching English in Bhutan

Teaching English in Bhutan – HIGHLIGHT

By David McDonnell The following was recently posted to sangha-announce, and the Shambhala Times got in touch with the author for more information, which follows… I’m a Shambhala member from Prague, Czech Republic, and last year I responded to a advertisement on sangha-announce about an English teaching position ... continue
Posted May 15, 2009 by
A Place to Be Free: Writing in True Notebooks

A Place to Be Free: Writing in True Notebooks – HIGHLIGHT

Project Pride, a program of the East Bay Community Recovery Project,  is a  residential substance abuse treatment program for incarcerated mothers of young children. Here, Sandy Miller writes about the True Notebooks class she started at  Project Pride after reading a book of the same name ... continue
Posted May 13, 2009 by
Shambhala and Sudan Meet in Boulder

Shambhala and Sudan Meet in Boulder – HIGHLIGHT

By Hannah Kinderlehrer One of the tragedies of the civil war in Sudan is the many girls and boys orphaned or separated from their families and living in refugee camps. Micklina Kenyi, one such “lost girl,” was resettled in the United States, graduated from Colorado University ... continue
Posted April 29, 2009 by


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