Updates from the Shambhala Archives

Parinirvana Day Fundraising Thank You!!

Last week marked the 31st anniversary of the passing of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Many Shambhala Centres around the mandala hosted the annual Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast to celebrate his life and teachings. Here in Halifax, we celebrated with a wonderful feast, toasts, and a video of the Vidyadhara.

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Parinirvana Poem by the Sakyong

From the Sakyong in 2011 » Ladies and Gentlemen of Shambhala, To celebrate this day when we remember and reflect on the life of the Dorje Dradül Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, I have written this poem, which arose from the aspiration for all in this world to benefit from...

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Introducing the Chogyam Trungpa Institute at Naropa

The Sakyong, Lady Diana, the Mukpo Family, and Shambhala join with Naropa University to announce the establishment of the Chogyam Trungpa Institute at Naropa. Chogyam Trungpa founded Naropa 
University in 1974 as a place to foster both intellect and intuition, and to 
spark curiosity and deep inquiry. His
 view and his work have infused 
the university and its development.

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Gordon Kidd Retires

Gordon Kidd, Technical Director of the Shambhala Archives and Director of Kalapa Recordings, is retiring. For more than twenty years, Gordon has dedicated his time and energy to the preservation of the Vidyadhara’s and Sakyong's teachings—both in audio and video...

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Celebrating the Life of the Dorje Dradül

The Parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche is commemorated on April 4. It is a day for the Shambhala sangha to gather together to celebrate the life and teachings of the Vidyadhara. Shambhala centres around the world will host community gatherings to...

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