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Condolences for Nova Scotia

Condolences for Nova Scotia – HIGHLIGHT

Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash The Shambhala Board extends our sincere condolences to the families and friends whose cherished loved ones died suddenly and violently in Nova Scotia on April 18th and 19th. We are united in our broken heartedness, even if physically separated.   Kathryn Heckman, a ... continue
Posted April 27, 2020 by archives-staff
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
Practice and Assistance for Philippines Typhoon Victims

Practice and Assistance for Philippines Typhoon Victims

More than 10,000 people may have been killed in the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines Friday. Officials estimate that four million people have been affected and are now struggling to survive without food, shelter or clean drinking water. The head of the Red Cross in the ... continue
Posted November 11, 2013 by
Enduring Tragedy

Enduring Tragedy – HIGHLIGHT

by Jake Lorfing Director of Societal Health and Wellbeing Austin Shambhala Center Following the recent disasters and attacks in Massachusetts, Texas, and Oklahoma, I suspect that many of us have sat glued to our TVs and computer screens, watching images of trauma and violence over and over again. A ... continue
Posted June 5, 2013 by
Practice for Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

Practice for Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

Our hearts are with the victims of the tornado which struck Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City yesterday. (May 20, 2013). Winds of 200 mph destroyed large parts of the city, destroying entire neighborhoods and killing at least 24 people. The Sakyong has advised us that ... continue
Posted May 22, 2013 by
Message 4 Boston

Message 4 Boston – HIGHLIGHT

Boston, Two Weeks Later by Elsa Sze, Boston When two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, I was at home, merely a few miles away. Helplessly, I witnessed the horror unfold from afar. Lives were slipping away and hope was drained away from ... continue
Posted May 3, 2013 by
Shambhala Boston Marathon Gathering

Shambhala Boston Marathon Gathering – HIGHLIGHT

The Boston Shambhala community recently gathered together to practice and contemplate their feelings and experiences in the wake of the Boston Marathon Tragedy. Ashley Goodwin, Head of Communications and Center Operations put together this little video to share with us. She expressed that they wanted to ... continue
Posted April 18, 2013 by
Sakyong's Prayers for Boston

Sakyong’s Prayers for Boston

In further response to the tragedy that shook the Boston Marathon, and Boston itself just two days ago, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offers the following video message of compassion and wisdom. continue
Posted April 17, 2013 by
Global Practice for Massacre Victims as Humanity is Shocked

Global Practice for Massacre Victims as Humanity is Shocked

The entire Shambhala community is invited to engage in practice for all those whose lives have been affected by the massacre yesterday at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, USA. The killing that took the lives of 20 children between the ages of five and ... continue
Posted December 15, 2012 by

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