Resolution from the Northern California Shambhala Board of Directors and Leadership Regarding the Separation of Children from Their Parents at the United States Border

Family is sacred to Shambhala Buddhism. Family holds the wisdom of our ancestors, a wisdom that enriches us and that can be handed down to future generations. Family is kin, the root of the word “kindness.” Shambhala Buddhism takes as its path the creation of an enlightened society, the most intimate form of which is … Continue 

Berkeley Shambhala Center Seeks New Director

Berkeley Shambhala Center Director Summary Description The Berkeley Shambhala Center, part of the Northern California region, is seeking a Center Director to serve as the primary regional and international Shambhala leadership representative at the Berkeley Shambhala Center in Berkeley, California. The Director will represent the Northern California Shambhala (NCS) region at the local level, the … Continue 

Northern California Shambhala is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communication

Summary Description The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the overall publicity of all Northern California Shambhala, Inc. (NCSI) events and initiatives within both the Shambhala and greater communities. They are responsible for maintaining an elegant, dignified and accurate representation of the Shambhala lineage through all forms of media, including NCSI websites, email … Continue 

A Letter from Our Regional Director, Cody McGough

Dear Members of the SF Shambhala Center, After our community meeting on November 27th and governing council meeting last night I would like to share a few of the latest initiatives related to the SF Shambhala Center. I will be leading the Shambhala Sadhana feast this Thursday, at 7pm, and there will be time for … Continue 

New San Francisco Director Announced

Mr. Alexander Van Gils has been approved by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche as the next Center Director for the San Francisco Shambhala Center. Alex will replace Mr. Cody McGough, who has served for the past three and a half years with great vision and dedication. Alex has dynamic leadership skills and a deep devotion to the … Continue 

Transcript of the Sakyong’s Shambhala Day Address 2014

Sakyong Jampal Trinley Dradul, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche THE SAKYONG: I would like to begin this new year with a bow, an international bow from here in Dorje Dzong. We can extend our heart out and meet all those of you who are joining us online — from Europe, where it is much later, from Halifax … Continue 

Fully Funded Summer Dathün for Educators

If you are an educator for K-12th graders or enrolled in a master’s degree program in education, you may be eligible for a fully funded summer dathün at Karmê Chöling (Vermont) or Shambhala Mountain Center (Colorado). A dathün is a month-long sitting meditation retreat that is offered at Shambhala land centers. Locally, we sometimes offer weekthüns, … Continue