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  • Level 1 Reflections – Michal George

    Our local sangha was recently offered a grant by Shambhala Europe. Since we do not currently have a resident teacher, it was intended to keep us inspired by having an overseas visitor come and teach programs. I have been very lucky to have travelled to the USA and Europe to attended courses with some of … Continue 

  • 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