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  • A Week at Karmê Chöling

    The time I recently spent at Karmê Chöling in Vermont taking Shambhala Training Levels I–III was so filled with teaching and opportunities to practice that I left the centre with the sense I had been there for much much longer than a week. I got ushered into the Shambhala vision of creating an enlightened society … Continue 

  • Announcement

    We would like to keep you informed of changes happening in our Shambhala South Africa council. The council and its role in the South African sangha is in transition. As they exit their role as council members, we would like to thank Shastri Woodhull and Johann Verster for their many years of dedication in supporting … Continue 

  • Karmê Chöling

    Enlightened Society Assembly at Karmê Chöling

    Earlier this year, from 16th – 31st August, I was very fortunate to attend the Enlightened Society Assembly programme held at Karmê Chöling, the Shambhala Meditation Centre in Vermont, USA. The Enlightened Society Assembly emphasizes the intrinsic goodness of all beings and society; practices that rouse bodhicitta and compassionate openness; and confident activity that engages … Continue