Mindful magazine is a new periodical about all things related to mindfulness, with topic areas including:
In Body & Mind In Love & Relationships At Home At Work In Your Life Mindfulness Practice The Mindful Society The Science Partners News Resources Mindful Voices
The second issue . . . Read More.
Canada’s weekly news magazine, Macleans, has just published an article exploring the tension between mindfulness based stress reduction vs Buddhism, under the title “Mindfulness goes corporate – and purists aren’t pleased.”
In the article, author Anne Kingston discusses the secular Buddhism notion from the perspective of . . . Read More.
Shambhala Sun Foundation
Associate Art Director
We are seeking a colleague to join our editorial team to design elegant and effective layouts for the Shambhala Sun magazine, perform production- management duties, and undertake other design tasks to support the work of the Shambhala . . . Read More.
The Shambhala Sun Foundation seeks a trained editor to fill the role of managing/assistant editor of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Right livelihood: Buddhadharma is hiring
We are looking for an editorial professional who is highly organized and detail oriented, energetic, and willing to take on a wide variety . . . Read More.
An Uncommon King is a new documentary about Sakyong Mipham, son of Chogyam Trungpa and current leader of the Shambhala organization.
Here’s a description from the AFF website: Shot over 17 years in 12 countries and more than 15 different formats, An Uncommon King is Johanna Lunn’s epic . . . Read More.
Found this on Vimeo… Little tour of Milk Lake Retreat Center in Nova Scotia narrated by Waylon Lewis of elephantjournal.com! For more information on Milk Lake or to schedule a retreat for yourself please visit milklake.com.
By the way, Milk Lake also produces and sells . . . Read More.
Vancouver & Victoria
Excluding groups that are tangentially tagged as “Buddhist” the breakdown is as follows: 4 Theravada 7 Mahayana (including three that focus on martial arts) 10 Vajrayana (mostly Shambhala) 13 New Kadampa (which many people do NOT . . . Read More.
Shambhala has launched a new news site, Shambhala News, specifically oriented to the non-Shambhala community, as opposed to the Shambhala Times Community News site which is focused more on practitioners within the organization’s 170 centres around the world. The new site will be run out . . . Read More.
We were deeply saddened to hear of the senseless murder of Raymond Taavel, long-time circulation manager at the Shambhala Sun, in Halifax recently. Most of the news articles we’ve seen focus on the murderer and larger issues such as being LGBT in Canada, treatment of . . . Read More.
Here’s the job posting: http://careers.poynter.org/jobs/4673304/associate-publisher-shambhala-sun
The organization hopes to have the position filled by April of this year.
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be hosting an exhibit on the Shambhala community there. The exhibit will run until April 21st.
Here is the blurb from the museum’s website: Discover how the international headquarters of the Shambhala . . . Read More.
Bop jazz drummer Jerry Granelli, a well-known fixture in the Halifax Buddhist community for many years, will be performing at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 12. Here’s a feature article and details about the event from the Ottawa Citizen:
Review from the Halifax Chronicle Herald: http://thechronicleherald.ca/ArtsLife/1263838.html
From the Shambhala Times: http://shambhalatimes.org/2011/09/06/shambhala-lineage-festival/
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, of the Nalandabodhi group of centres, has a new book out, entitled “Rebel Buddha” with a complementary website: http://www.rebelbuddha.com/
To promote the book, he is embarking on a series of speaking engagements with a panel of speakers and two of the events . . . Read More.
The National Film Board of Canada recently released an autobiographical movie by Gesar Mukpo. In this documentary, young Canadian Gesar Mukpo struggles with life as a tulku — the reincarnation of a great Buddhist master.
Details at… http://films.nfb.ca/tulku/