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Contentment in Everyday Life

Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Monday 1 September 2014

Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements or relationships. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience.


Kagyu Mahamudra Series Year 3

Dorje Loppon Lodro Dorje

Saturday 13 September 2014

This series continues the study of Khenpo Tsultim Gyamtso Rinpoche's 1993 exposition of Mahamudra Vipashyana.


Basic Goodness 1 - Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

Acharya Adam Lobel

Monday 15 September 2014

A journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I?".


Sakyong Address in Amsterdam 2014

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Friday 26 September 2014

Humanity is at a crossroads. We live in times where, for many of us, it is not easy to remain hopeful and have trust in the future and have confidence either in ourselves or others. How do we uncover, individually and collectively, a deeper level of wisdo


Vajrayogini Series 3 - Talk 3

Acharya Larry Mermelstein

Saturday 27 September 2014

This presentation consists of listening to Talk 3 from the 1983 ATS - "How to be Vajrayogini". It will be followed by remarks from Acharya Mermelstein and a wide-ranging discussion with participants.

Visit Our Open House to watch some great short videos by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Noel McLellan, Shastri Holly Gayley and more.

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  • The Road to Boulder (8/24/2014) - This morning as I was driving to Boulder to pick up the camera for a Shambhala Online Kasung program, I was feeling a bit disappointed because the Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche is giving a special weekend of teachings at the Boulder Shambhala Center. I knew of this long ago and planned to attend, but I didn’t register […]
  • Resetting the Brain (8/14/2014) - Or, The Importance of Daydreaming “In practicing awareness in everyday life, at a certain point, the wandering mind itself, the daydreaming mind itself, turns itself into awareness and reminds you.” The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa, Volume 2. Glimpses of Abhidharma, p. 291.  As meditators we train the mind for stability, focus, and awareness. While we […]
  • Kasung Take Lifetime Oaths, Vow to Practice Online (7/24/2014) - Some 20 warriors took the lifetime oath as Dorje Kasung in mid-July at Shambhala Mountain Center, as the Sacred World Assembly drew to a close. Kasung Kyi Kyap Jesse Grimes and Dapon White and Master of the Court Mark Thorpe officiated the event, offering words of inspiration to the group of 50 Kasung. (There was […]