Sacred Outlook means perceiving the world and oneself as intrinsically good and unconditionally free
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche


The Shambhala Network is a new website that connects the Shambhala community through email, groups and friends.

1 Login The first step is to login. Login with your Shambhala Account at right.
2 Take a Tour Each section of the site has a tour. Click the 'Home Page Tour' at top right to get started. (Hint: login first)
3 Participate Update your profile, connect with friends, browse groups, maybe join a conversation.
Ask not what the Shambhala Network can do for you -- ask what you can do for the Shambhala Network. John David Smith, Portland

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Shambhala Times Feature Stories

  • A Polish Monk Finds Home A Polish Monk Finds HomeNordzin’s Story: A Gampo Abbey Reflection by Tsondru Nordzin (Jarek Paslawski) Before coming to Gampo Abbey, I lived in Poland where I was born. I worked for a logistic forwarding company as a manager. Having job and a family with two children, going to a place like the Abbey seemed best left in the realm […] ...
  • Crowdfunding for Compassion Crowdfunding for CompassionSt. John’s creates a legacy for long-time member Boyce Taylor by Debbie McGee Boyce Taylor was 52 years-old when he died from a heart attack on April 22, 2014. He was cycling to a family gathering when he felt dizzy, and sat down to rest on the sidewalk. A kind passerby called an ambulance. Boyce passed […] ...
  • Warrior Tribute for Khenchen Michael Taney Warrior Tribute for Khenchen Michael TaneyOn the morning of November 14th, Khenchen Michael Taney, Rusung of Vermont’s St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center and long-time student of both Sakyongs passed away. He had recently been diagnosed with a rare form of aggressive cancer. He was surrounded family, including Susan and Gabe Taney and Pamela Keats while they were playing a Khenpo Tsultrim […] ...
  • The Passing of Acharya Allyn Lyon The Passing of Acharya Allyn LyonA letter from Acharya Emily Bower and Cynthia Mackay Dear Sangha Friends, Acharya Allyn Lyon passed away just before midnight (Mountain Time) on Friday, November 20, in Denver, Colorado. She will be missed by so many of us. Allyn had been unconscious in the Swedish Hospital ICU in Denver since November 9, due to bleeding, […] ...