Meditaion In Everyday Life with Jose Rodriguez & Jean Gunner

Hosted by the Shambhala Meditation Group of Buffalo The first in a series of courses, the Meditation in Everyday Life course is designed to provide students with the intoductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. With simple instructions and support, mindfulness meditation practice can become part of our lives, bringing great … Continue 

Article From The Shambhala Sun Times: Critical Thought, and Shopping

a brief essay by guest contributor Amanda Hester photo by Charles Blackhall     It is not ‘Big Business’ with its CEOs, Walmart, outsourcing, or misguided policies that shall    ultimately destroy the world, these are all just symptoms of our fear and the ignorance that  comes from it. Indeed, all of our ‘demons’ are born … Continue 

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV Weekend, Oct 26-28, 2012

For sentient beings, poor and destitute, May I become a treasure ever plentiful, And lie before them closely in their reach, A varied source of all that they might need. ~ from The Bodhicharyavatara (The Way of the Bodhisattva) by Shantideva During the weekend of October 26 – 28, 2012, a group of Shambhala warriors gathered … Continue 

No Time To Lose

Beginning Tuesday, October 23rd, will begin discussing Pema Chodron’s book, No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva. We will carefully read and study this book throughout the months of November and December in our weekly discussions, after the meditation sessions. In her talks and books, Pema Chödrön has presented … Continue 

Shambhala and the Season of Politics

From The Shambhala Sun: Noah Levine:  Practice Is Politics  Buddhist practice is a political action. Training one’s mind, heart and actions in wisdom and compassion is the ultimate form of political rebellion. The spiritual path is an engaged act of going against ignorance and oppression. Perhaps this is why the Buddha referred to his path to awakening as … Continue