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A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway

A Letter Regarding the Earthquake in Nepal from Shastri Amy Conway – HIGHLIGHT

Dear Shambhala Sangha, Photo by Bob Sonne on his 2008 trip to Nepal and India As you have probably heard by now, yesterday a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing more than 2,500 people with other deaths in India and Tibet. Aftershocks today have also been devastating. The ... continue
Posted April 28, 2015 by Dan
In with the Bad, Out with the Good

In with the Bad, Out with the Good – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Dharma Teaching On Tonglen guest article by Shastri Ethan Nichtern orginally published on Shambhala Sun “Accepting and sending out” is a powerful meditation to develop compassion for ourselves and others. Shastri Ethan Nichtern teaches us how to do it in formal practice and on the spot whenever suffering arises. ... continue
Posted August 11, 2014 by
Tonglen Practice on the Shambhala Network

Tonglen Practice on the Shambhala Network – HIGHLIGHT

by President Richard Reoch One of the most potent ways in which our community manifests as a global network of compassionate support is through our constant stream of tonglen practice. Someone posts a request for tonglen and hundreds of Shambhalians respond. continue
Posted October 5, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Sangha Mobilizing to Support Those Displaced by Boulder Fire

Sangha Mobilizing to Support Those Displaced by Boulder Fire – HIGHLIGHT

As reported in national news, over 6,000 acres of forested land in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado have burned in the last week. Boulder is an important part of Shambhala’s international geography, and for over 35 years the beautiful landscape has hosted a large and committed ... continue
Posted September 10, 2010 by
Tonglen for Poland and Her People

Tonglen for Poland and Her People – HIGHLIGHT

Dear Sangha, Please, remember in your practice those who died this morning in a plane crash near Smolensk, Russia, including Poland’s top authorities: the President, his wife, ministers, senators, Parliament deputies, military commanders, bishops, NGO and charity leaders. Over 80 people. They went to Russia to pay ... continue
Posted April 11, 2010 by
Tonglen for Iran

Tonglen for Iran – HIGHLIGHT

Tonglen Circling the World: I suggest we create a tonglen network where people do 15 minutes of tonglen (or other prayers) generally for Iran and specifically our Iranian sangha and their friends and family, nightly at 8:00 pm wherever they are. This would create a moving sweep ... continue
Posted June 24, 2009 by
Three Methods for Working with Chaos, by Pema Chodron

Three Methods for Working with Chaos, by Pema Chodron – HIGHLIGHT

Sometimes late at night or on a long walk with a friend, we find ourselves discussing our ideas about how to live and how to act and what is important in life. If we’re studying Buddhism and practicing meditation, we might talk of no-self and emptiness, ... continue
Posted February 20, 2009 by Jennifer Holder


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