Thinking of others brings joy
Sakyong Mipham 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.
I'm using the Network to organize a volunteer support group for the Shambhala Database. There's also a new User's Group for Administrative Users of the SDB. I'm hoping that these two resources with help people use the SDB to support their Center (or Group) 's efforts. Candlin Dobbs

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Shambhala Times Feature Stories

  • Creating a Culture of No Mistake Creating a Culture of No MistakeCOLUMN: Dharma Teaching Gentle and Tough guest article by Acharya Noel McLellan Gentleness is nice and all, but it’s a tough world out there. We can’t always live in a protected world of soft things, kind people, and the sounds of running water. There are harsh realities in this world. Some parents choose to send […] ...
  • Obstacles on the Path Obstacles on the PathTeaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche If there’s a rock in your path, you have to move it, go around it, or climb over it. The same is true in meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. You can’t just pretend obstacles aren’t there. You have to relate to them. In meditation, we are on a jour­ney from here […] ...
  • Tea Time in Shambhala Tea Time in Shambhalaarticle by Jill Scott and Mindy Moore, Halifax photos by Marvin Moore and Liza Matthews On Shambhala Day, March 2nd, 2014 the Sakyong awarded tea masters John Soyu McGee Sensei and Alexandre Soro Avdulov Sensei The Order of Elegance of Shambhala for their outstanding contribution to the culture of Shambhala. This acknowledgement is particularly timely […] ...
  • More “Hot Summer Reads” More "Hot Summer Reads" Retired Shastri Rebecca Hazell is already well known for her award winning books for children. If you love sweeping adult epics with a spiritual element, try her historical trilogy, set in the thirteenth century. In The Grip of God, set during the Mongol invasions (the Sakyong is a student of Mongol history), Sofia of Kyiv […] ...