Art to Greet Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

In preparation for the community day with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Shambhala Art teacher Anne Saitzyk led a contemplative art workshop.

Becoming Marilyn Monroe

This blog by Los Angeles member Alice Toohey was orignially posted by The Shambhala Times. Last Summer I lived Twelve Hours as Marilyn Monroe I did this on August 4, 2013 – the 51st anniversary of Marilyn’s death. I created a bedroom, inspired by photos of her various bedrooms in a performance space in Los … Continue 

Paper Bags and Cardboard

Rotating the cardboard and paper sculpture in silence, the afternoon sunlight pouring through its hidden windows, I slow w-a-y down as I start to see it better, and the turning produces surprising shadow and light shapes that completely stop my mind with its magic.

Ki Ki So So, Cajun

This video from 2008 is a gem that captures grammy award winning Cajun fiddler Michael Doucet performing a brief, wonderful Cajun version of the Shambhala Warrior’s Cry, followed by an improvised collaboration with our own sangha member, storyteller Angela Lloyd.