There is a lot of wisdom and reading material within, certainly within Buddhism, and many other traditions, of human nature. And because of over the centuries the need for material goods, to keep ourselves safe at home, to have food, water, housing, has been such a concern, because there was a lot of suffering, middle ages and so forth, that we are still in that state of just materially being happy; which is good. We need to all have that; but as we move forward and advance materially, we must simultaneously develop and understand the psyche; and the more material things we have, and if it is out of tune with our psyche, it is just natural that there will be a loss of sensitivity and feeling. We will not know how to communicate; and once we do that then we're losing the very basic notion of society.
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=... Basic Goodness and Creating Enlightened Society playlist. Talks by the Vidyadhara Trungpa Rinpoche, the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and other Shambhala teachers.
In August 2011, Shambhala's Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Ani Pema Chödrön, and Acharya Adam Lobel led Being Brave: Transforming Our World. In Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) and online, thousands participated in this five-day retreat aimed at awakening kindness and courage in order to shift the direction of human destiny and bring about global change.
Shambhala Media http://www.shambhalamedia.org is pleased to offer this DVD set of eight carefully selected talks.
The four-disc set includes:
1. A Human Tradition, Adam Lobel, 35 min.
2. A Culture of Basic Goodness, Sakyong Mipham, 64 min.
3. Bringing Meditation Into Our Culture, Sakyong Mipham, 70 min.
4. The Bravery of Openness, Pema Chodron, 65 min.
5. Contemplating Bravery, Sakyong Mipham, 58 min.
6. The Bravery of Compassion, Pema Chodron, 71 min.
7. Creating Enlightened Society, Sakyong Mipham, 95 min.
Bonus talk: The Proclamation of Goodness, Sakyong Mipham, 39 min.
Produced by Emily Sell
Camera: James Hoagland, Kevin Hoagland, Ethan Neville
Content Editor: Benoît Côté
Video Editor/DVD Authoring: Ethan Neville
Post Production suite provided by Centre Productions.
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See also the books:
"Shambhala. The Sacred Path of the Warrior", by Chögyam Trungpa.1984. Shambhala Publications Inc, Boston.
"Ruling Your World. Ancient Strategies for Modern Life", by Sakyong Mipham. 2005. Morgan Road Books.
The Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche - Video and Text Biography, Schedule, Contact, etc. http://www.sakyong.com./sakyong.php
Closed captioned and translated video biography at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfm11L...
Facebook: Sakyong Mipham http://www.facebook.com/Sakyong
The Sakyong's Books & Media at Shambhala Media at http://www.shambhalamedia.org/SearchR...
Numerous written teachings online at http://www.sakyong.com./archive.php?c...
Sakyong Media http://www.sakyongmedia.com
Visit the Sakyong's web site at http://www.sakyong.com for daily text messages with the Sakyong's contemplation of the day.
Running with the Mind of Meditation at http://runningmind.org
Running With the Mind of Meditation - Official YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/RunWithMind
Learn More About Meditation at http://www.shambhala.org/meditation/
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