bandit soup album cover, artist bill bothwell

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.


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 

Mood Indigo

Somehow I “knew” him from that performance. Shaken and touched I went home and wrote this poem. It just poured into my mind with no editing.

“Never, Never trust”

From the poem “Looking into the World” by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche