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The Pope, the Climate, and Enlightened Society

Here in Nelson British Columbia, the Kootenay Shambhala Centre is taking part in an extraordinary event. For the first time, 50 to 60 people from various churches in town are meeting to talk. Among them are Catholics, Lutherans, United Church, Anglicans, Buddhists and a local Ashram. All are represented by church leaders and members of … Continue 

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Harvest of Peace Celebration

This years Harvest of Peace was a lovely day to gather and bring in the change of the seasons.  We began the morning with the Sadhana of Basic Goodness: a potent practice to help work towards enlightened society.   The entire community can do this practice together on these special days. The morning was accompanied with kids, … Continue 

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KSMC Grand Opening!

September 5th—September 14th Date details + Room: Main Shrine Room The Grand Opening Week will start with an open house on Friday night, September 5. There will be an open house and tours of the new centre, with wine and appetizers at 6:30 pm. At 7:30 we will introduce Acharya Jenny Warwick, who has come … Continue 

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April 2 at 1:30 MDT Check this out!

Ever had a question for the Sakyong? Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be joining sangha member Waylon Lewis next week on his popular online talk show, Walk the Talk. Tune in and watch Wednesday, April 2nd at 1:30 pm MDT: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2014/03/sakyong-mipham-is-meditation-selfish/ In addition to viewing the live interview, participants will have the chance to ask questions of the Sakyong … Continue 

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Golden Key in Vancouver

This will be a wonderful weekend for anyone who is ready for golden key or anyone who wants to re-take it! “Hello Noble Sangha of the PNW! Vancouver is please to be hosting a Golden Key program over the Victoria Day weekend, May 16th to the 19th. The program will be directed by our own … Continue 

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Happy Shambhala Day!

Shambhala Day is a celebration of the new beginnings of the year and a time to appreciate each other. This year we are welcoming in the Wood Horse Year. A time of powerful new growth and energy. We had a wonderful morning at the Kootenay Shambhala Center on Baker street and celebrated our imminent move to … Continue 

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Generosity raffle for our new centre!

For The NEW Kootenay Shambhala Center Double Generosity Raffle 1 ticket $25.00 CAD2 tickets $45.00 CAD3 tickets $60.00 CAD Help the Kootenay Shambhala Centre with the reno of our New Building, 812 Stanley St A $25 ticket can give someone of your choice, a chance to win either a Weekthun at Senge Ling in the Kootenays July … Continue 

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Shambhala Day Poerty Contest

Shambhala Day Poetry Contest             February 3, 2014 – 12:41 am The Office of the Kalapa Court and the Office of Culture and Decorum are pleased to announce the Inaugural Shambhala Day Poetry Contest. With the blessings of the Sakyong, in celebration of the approaching Year of the Wood Horse, the theme for this inaugural … Continue 

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Welcome

Hello and Welcome to the New Kootenay Shambhala Blog, I hope this finds you all well and enjoying winter’s kiss. It is here that you will find upcoming events, interviews, inspirations, comments and information relating to our meditation center and the greater Mandala. . Keep warm in heart and body!

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Blessings and Gratitude

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