Suffering is meeting every fresh moment absolutely capable of transforming it…

Suffering is meeting every fresh moment absolutely capable of transforming it and not taking the opportunity to do so. What could be sadder than that? —Khandro Rinpoche, This Precious Life: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment  

“The 5 Keys to Mindful Communication” Acharya Chapman Thurs 17th Dec

Acharya Chapman’s will talk by skype with Erin Hall this Thursday Dec 17th from her book “The 5 Keys to Mindful Communication” Acharya Chapman has taught via Skype at Erin Hall on several occasions over the past few months and her wisdom, and compassion has been greatly appreciated. We are looking forward to this personal … Continue 

Insight Meditation – A Talk with Rob Nairn – 14th Jan 2016

Ron Nairn, International Meditation Instructor, talks on how to transform your life through inner understanding: “With progressive training in mindfulness, compassion and insight, we learn to get to know and to tame our wayward minds.” How Insight Frees the Mind: Many of the forces in our minds that control the way we think, feel and … Continue 

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