Enlightenment in the Age of Disruption: An Interview

Recently Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the spiritual head of Shambhala International, sat down with journalist Jonathan Fields of The Good Life Project to discuss technology, fatherhood, bravery, and living life as a journey rather than an obstacle you have to overcome. Jonathan Fields  is a dad, husband, serial-entrepreneur, award-winning author, speaker, web show host and mindful innovation strategist. … Continue 

Lost

By Alvin Valles After a while some will become lawyers and dentists, carpenters and carpenters’ wives, a few will slip into the role of plumbers and policemen. And during the course of this venture; a few will die, some will quit, while others will fade into the far-far away. Some will become bullfighters and poets, … Continue 

A Day At The Creativity Lab

What is the Creativity Lab? Storyteller, practitioner, and writer Angela Lloyd gives an account of a recent Creativity Lab that took place on the westside. Those of us who have participated in the Shambhala Art teacher training are encouraged to offer what we have learned to the community at large. One opportunity is to lead … Continue 

Animal Rescue-Charnal Ground Practice

Ordinarily when we witness suffering, we turn away. Alex Milsom shows how working in animal rescue deepens her practice. This is a first in a series of blogs exploring practitioners relationships with animals. Since moving to Los Angeles, I have volunteered for an organization called Karma Rescue – a dog rescue that specializes in the … Continue 

Movies, Anyone?

This Saturday is the first meeting of the Shambhala Film Society, a community of filmmakers interested in discussing how the Shambhala principles of basic goodness and enlightened society and the path of meditation influences and informs their work. All are welcome. The following are links to film reviews fellow Shambhalian Harish Rao wrote for Buzzine … Continue