Creating Enlightened T-shirts

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles’ own David Fraioli shares a new venture and discusses how as Shambalians we can infuse enlightened society in our everyday lives. Sounds weird right? In Shambhala we talk about creating enlightened society and that includes everything: education, politics, religion, business, trade, technology, the arts…and fashion. What you wear and … Continue 

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Shambhala Times Article: Bandit Soup – A Recipe for Love, Courage and Songwriting

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles own meditation teacher and longtime Shambhala practitioner Bill Bothwell discusses his journey as a musician and student of the Shambhala dharma.


Tricycle Article: The Dharma in a Single Drawing

As we approach the 28th parinirvana of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, this article written by John J. Baker, a close student, relates profound and personal teachings from the Druk Sakyong.  This article originally appeared in Tricycle Magazine.  In the fall of 1970 Bob Lester, then Chairman of the Religious Studies Department at the University of Colorado (CU), … Continue 

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Meditating On What Life Is Supposed to Look Like

This personal account of Shambhala training level one by Jessica Runck speaks honestly and from the heart. This article originally appeared in the Fargo Forum “Homegrown Hollywood” column Jessica writes – My fiancé is a Buddhist. When I first told my grandmother, she made a sound reserved for those whose grandchildren are a constant … Continue 

Celebrating the Lineage of Milarepa

This Saturday, March 7 is Milarepa Day which is celebrated by a day of practice where the  book The Rain of Wisdom is read from cover to cover. Everyone is welcome to practice for part of the day or for the full day. The following blog post originally appeared in the Shambhala Times.  On the first … Continue