Human Dignity: Personal and Societal Transformation
What we think of ourselves does matter. If we believe that our nature is less than whole, we will participate in the creation of an unhealthy environment. If we have the courage to embrace our true nature of wisdom and compassion a more healthy world will emerge. We call this basic goodness.
with Norma Harris
December 28th—December 29th
with Bob Bednarz
January 11th—January 12th (2014)
October 25, 2013
Dathün (Tibetan for “month session”) is a month-long group meditation retreat for those who wish to establish or deepen their meditation practice. You will be introduced to Shambhala Meditation, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s new practice of connecting directly with basic goodness as the ground for meditation practice and everyday life. The basic practice of shamatha-vipashyana will … Continue
This winter, our Dathun will pilot an inclusion of Shambhala Meditation—a simple and profound instruction for exploring the essence of meditation. In traditional shamatha practice, we train ourselves to be settled in the object of meditation. In Shambhala Meditation, WE ARE the object of meditation. Using our senses, we gently rest our attention on what … Continue
September 24, 2013
Shambhala’s Maha Auction is an opportunity to showcase and exchange the richness, creativity and skills of the people in our worldwide community while also raising funds for core services within the Shambhala Mandala. This shawl was hand-woven by member Sally Larrick and is part of the auction. Click here to go to the auction site.