Mark Nowakowski talks about the don days at the end of the lunar calendar and the annual practice of "Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos."
Shari Vogler served as the head cook to the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and his family from 1977 until his death in 1987.
Yeshe talks about her work in the community over many years, and her connections to Chogyam Trungpa and Sakyong Mipham.
Richard and Alice talk about Suzuki Roshi and their experiences at Zen Center.
Jan talks about being a student of Trungpa Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, the Diamond Heart Path, and serving as a Dapon in the Dorje Kasung.
Sharon talks about her experience of working in Trungpa Rinpoche's court and the Regent's household, and her continued service to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
In this episode, Lodro Dorje and Larry Mermelstein talk about support for the Kagyu and Nyingma practices within Shambhala.
Richard talks about issues of trust, devotion and loyalty, exploring the balance between practice with working in the world, and more.
In this interview, Kate talks about meeting CTR, studying Sanskrit, and Tibetan, and working on many projects within the sangha.
Marty talks about meeting Trungpa Rinpoche, the development of the Kasung, Trungpa Rinpoche as servant, the role of youth, and more.
Eve talks about meeting Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, teaching Shambhala Training, becoming an Acharya, and her connection to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
Mark talks about Buddhism, Shambhala, Shambhala Buddhism. He also discusses Radio Free Shambhala and more.
Larry talks about the origins of the Nalanda Translation Committee and working with Trungpa Rinpoche the various translation projects.
Where there are meditators, there is a need for things on which to sit. In this interview Jeanine tells the story of Samadhi Cushions.
Michael talks about meeting Trungpa Rinpoche, his family heritage, the Council of Warriors, the Shambhala Institute, and more.
John Rockwell talks about bringing together Shambhala Training and the three yanas office of practice and Education.
Susan Chapman talks about the unique qualities of the three year retreat at Sopa Chöling and how it has changed over the years.
Gesar Mukpo, son of Chogyam Trunpga, and incarnation of Jamgön Kongtrül of Sechen talks about his movie "Tulku" and more.
Listened to Trungpa Rinpoche's interview on CKGM radio in Montreal in 1971, including a call-in from17 year-old Jason Gavras
Beverley talks about decorum, bravery and love, life in Cape Breton, finding the European land center, and her role as Trungpa Rinpoche's executive secretary.
Barbara talks about the creative process, her passion for calligraphy, working with discouragement, her connection with Trungpa Rinpoche, and more.
Barry Boyce talks about the nature of propaganda versus genuine communication, the conversation between a magazine and its readership, and his inspiration to pass on the torch.
Noel talks about attending Vidya School in Boulder, the bond shared by his peers, moving to NS and taking a job at the Shambhala School in Halifax.
Cheryl talks about working in A Suite, her tenure at Karmê Chöling, her management of Vajradhatu Pubs, leaving the Shambhala nest, and working for clothing designer and philanthropist Eileen Fisher.
Alice talks about Zen Center, RMDC, NY Dharmadhatu, the South American sangha, the Commission on the Status of Women and Feminine Principle, and the Council of Warriors
Susan talks about meeting Trungpa Rinpoche, working as a metaphysical consultant, and teaching at Naropa, the feminine principle, and her experience of Trungpa Rinpoche's samadhi.
Bob talks about working with Chogyam Trungpa on design projects, the nature of the space that was created, and passing on what we received.
Judith is well known as a dharma teacher and scholar with a special focus on the feminine principle and interfaith dialogue.
John talks about his experiences as a non-sectarian chaplain in an inner-city hospital, a great story about June Bugs, and more.
Ken talks about government, corruption, Hopi prophesies, democracy, and the importance of showing up.
Bob and Lindy King talk about their journeys through Kham in the summer of 2005, and interviewing Khenpo Gangshar's consort, Chime Palmo.
Peter reflects on Trungpa Rinpoche as master statesman, the Office of External Affairs, and the need to train a new generation of Shambhala diplomats.
Jonathan table about growing up in the sangha, his memories of early Sun Camps, and how he sees his current role as one of the leaders of Sun Camp.
Dispatches is delighted to present this fascinating and very personal look at the often misunderstood realm of Trungpa Rinpoche’s visual dharma teachings.
Khandro Rinpoche talks about the admiration her father, Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche, and other prominent teachers of his generation had for Trungpa Rinpoche.
Chris Tamdjidi discusses the importance of relating to earth in terms of establishing a good container for the teachings.
Adam discusses how the Sakyong sees his role as stabilizing the Druk Sakyong's teachings.
Bill reflects on the choicelessness of service, the path of devotion, practicing with illness, and encountering real fear and uncertainty.
Julia talks with Bonnie Rabin, Halifax psychologist (voted best psychologist in Halifax by readers of the Coast), life coach, and long-time student of Chögyam Trungpa.
Steve takes a look at his relationship to Ponlop Rinpoche and the Nalandabodhi community, in light of his ongoing connection to the Mukpos and the Shambhala mandala.
This week's dispatch is from Wendy Friedman and Richard Peisinger, the coordinators of Sakyong Mipham and Semo Tseyang's wedding festival.
Jeff talks about the vision for Shambhala Mountain Center, what has been accomplished there, and the challenges that lie ahead.
Leonard discusses his relationship to practice and community, and his concerns regarding the direction of Shambhala International.