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  • How the vision of Shambhala may support the transformation and well-being of all South Africans – by Michal George

    We are approaching 25 years of democracy. Nelson Mandela is gone, and on many levels, his legacy lies in tatters. The newly-elected president of the African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, who is almost certain to become the country’s new President in 2019, recently vowed to “confront people who are trying to divide the ANC”, and … Continue 

  • Acharya Mathias Pongracz Culture of Kindness Visit to Cape Town

    In February 2018 Acharya Mathias Pongracz left Austria and flew to the far shore of the African continent. He would have been happy to continue, if it weren’t for a group of Shambhalians eager to learn from his take-things-as-they-come approach. Acharya Pongracz began teachings in Cape Town with a level 5, held at the Sufi … Continue 

  • Teaching Programme July 2017-early 2018

    We are very fortunate that Shambhala International are reaching out to help us with teaching, and that 3 senior teachers are planning to visit South Africa over the coming months. 7th – 9th July 2017 Rachel Faro will teach Level IV in Joburg. Rachel Faro is one of the first students of Chogyam Trungpa. She … Continue