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Creating A Safe And Serene Home Environment For Children

Creating A Safe And Serene Home Environment For Children – HIGHLIGHT

By “Jackie Writing Jackie” Every year in the United States, over three and a half million children experience injuries that commonly occur in homes. The teachings of Shambhala inspire compassionate care, and we all want to create a space for our children where they are safe to grow ... continue
Posted November 29, 2019 by archives-staff
Ziji Collective in Berlin

Ziji Collective in Berlin – HIGHLIGHT

Two weeks ago, 75 young meditators from around the world gathered in Berlin, Germany for the third annual Ziji Collective International Summit by Lia Duggan The Ziji Collective, if you haven’t heard of it yet, is a global network of inspired young people empowered within the lineage of ... continue
Posted October 5, 2016 by CGH
Speaking Up and Speaking Out

Speaking Up and Speaking Out – HIGHLIGHT

Chicago Shambhala Center’s open mic night builds community, fosters diversity by Sai Wei photos by Chase Bauer On the third Friday evening of every month, the Chicago Shambhala center transforms from a peaceful meditation center to a throbbing hub of music and expression. Gone are the smartly dressed middle ... continue
Posted November 22, 2015 by CGH
Conference Meets Heart

Conference Meets Heart – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Youth and Family Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion to Youth article by Leslie Gossett, Column Editor photos by Mark Anderson We recently hosted a conference in Northern California at which the presenters said it was unlike any other conference they’d been to. It was like… conference meets heart. continue
Posted May 23, 2014 by
Our Voices Matter

Our Voices Matter – HIGHLIGHT

Imagining Peace Conference with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Malcolm X College, Chicago by Gretchen Neve, Shambhala Times Reporter Saturday’s Youth Congress on Peace at Malcolm X City College opened with videos of youth expressing their visions for peace followed by live poetry performances. Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel welcomed us and acted ... continue
Posted April 28, 2013 by
Empowering our Lives with Meaning

Empowering our Lives with Meaning – HIGHLIGHT

A Monastic Youth Dathun at Gampo Abbey by Getsul Loden Nyima In ancient India, at the age of 29, Prince Siddhartha left his life of transient material occupations in search of liberation from the endless cycle of unease and dissatisfaction which no amount of distraction nor ... continue
Posted December 3, 2012 by
Exploring Communal Space

Exploring Communal Space – HIGHLIGHT

Foundations of Shambhala: a gathering by Amanda Hodson Here at the Davis Shambhala Center we have a Monday night social and discussion group for shamatha students, new practitioners and people interested in learning about meditation. It’s called Foundations of Shambhala. The group provides a space for people to ... continue
Posted May 30, 2012 by
My Summer at Dechen Choling

My Summer at Dechen Choling – HIGHLIGHT

Rianne Pelleboer, a young sangha member from Holland is spending her summer at Dechen Choling as a volunteer. The following is her account of her experiences living there. The Decision Discontentment. That word covers how I felt before going from A to Z. I had dropped my ... continue
Posted June 15, 2011 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
Teens Touch the Earth at Karme Choling

Teens Touch the Earth at Karme Choling

By Dan Glenn Karme Choling’s thriving teen retreat series took a turn for the green this April. Twenty-nine youth attended Touching the Earth, led by Leila Bruno and Adam Pattantyus, two sangha members who are also part of the Touching the Earth working group. Donna Stephens, who has ... continue
Posted April 21, 2009 by Dan
Sun Camp: When You Lose Your Mind, Come Back!

Sun Camp: When You Lose Your Mind, Come Back!

Sun Camp was the most important part of my life as a young adult. It felt as though I did all of my growing up during two short weeks in August, and then spent the rest of the year processing. I was obsessed with camp. I ... continue
Posted April 19, 2009 by
Gampo Abbey Announces Monastic Youth Dathun

Gampo Abbey Announces Monastic Youth Dathun

Gampo Abbey is once again hosting a Monastic Youth Dathun – June 15th to July 15th 2009 – a rare opportunity to experience a taste of Shambhala monastic life in an intensive retreat environment. The first Youth Dathun at Gampo Abbey was held in 1997, and ... continue
Posted March 15, 2009 by

Jongeren uit Amsterdam

Amsterdam is begonnen met het houden van Youth Nights om het voor jongeren makkelijker te maken in contact te komen met het Boeddhisme en met elkaar. Tijdens het laatste Buddhist Youth Festival lieten veel deelnemers weten hoe belangrijk het voor hen is om andere jongeren in het ... continue
Posted March 13, 2009 by tmkoot
Buddhist Youth Festival 2008

Buddhist Youth Festival 2008 – HIGHLIGHT

When I received the invitation for the Buddhist Youth Festival 2008, my first thought was “Yes!” Of course, I wanted to spend 5 days in a wonderful atmosphere – to dance into the new year with lovely people again. It was definitely a “first thought-best thought” ... continue
Posted February 23, 2009 by

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