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Started by JOHN TUITE Jan 12, 2012.
Time Banking: The Nuts and Bolts of Building the Shambhala Village Around the School
by Brian Landever
In the recent leadership gathering at Shambhala Mountain Center this June, considerable discussion was given to the overall theme of creating enlightened society. Topics included how we experience…Continue
Posted by Brian Landever on July 3, 2013 at 2:00pm
Between my Buddhist home and Jesuit schooling, I grew up in two worlds – a world where life and self belonged to nature in an interconnected universe and on the other hand, a world of an all powerful God in the heavens above.
Buddhism taught me responsibility for myself and the foundation of the breath to develop mindfulness in thought, word and deed. Christianity gave me solace of a God to guide me and forgive me for my indiscretions.
Learning to live comfortably…Continue
Posted by Lalith Ananda Gunaratne on May 20, 2013 at 10:32am
Posted by Luigi Spiga on April 30, 2012 at 6:02am
Last week I was at an inspiring meeting in the Santa Cruz Mountains. A dozen of us gathered from different parts of the US to continue an exploration of common ground. There's a confluence happening. Especially over the last decade people have been working with different words to explore the same questions: How do we create healthy communities? Communities where happiness is pursued, not consumption. Communities where people live with the graceful…Continue