I Failed. Now What?

The following personal account is written by Los Angeles Shambhala member Allison Conant. Acharya Pema Chodron is one of the most senior teachers in the Shambhala Community and I treasure her as a teacher. She doesn’t sugar coat. She can laugh at herself. She can fail and has the bravery to write a book about … 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