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Creating Enlightened Society: Going Beyond Our Borders -Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Shambhala

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Published on May 14, 2013

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A short teaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche from the Creating Enlightened Society conference in Northern California the weekend of May 10th-12th.
"...if the whole society is just trying to make it through, what kind of society is that? What are we creating? And I think the notion here is that we have to address the human heart and mind."
"And now it's clear that the notion of meditation and how we work with our mind and heart is essential for our own personal happiness, but also as a human being in terms of the ability to relate to their own emotions and thoughts that that is not just a soft issue, but that is integral to the vitality of our own being and all society itself."

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"Creating Enlightened Society: Personal Path. Social Transformation" at http://www.creatingsociety.com . Creating Enlightened Society conference in Northern California the weekend of May 10th-12th The weekend took place in Craneway Pavilion that overlooks Richmond Harbour of San Francisco Bay. The first night was opened by Shambhala acharyas Adam Lobel and Susan Skjei.

"Creating Enlightened Society" is the second of a four-city tour of public dialogues hosted by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. His book, The Shambhala Principle, was published this past week. He is to address the gathering over the weekend along with Bishop Marc Andrus, the Episcopal Bishop of California; the Reverend Angel Kyodo Williams, founder of the Center for Transformative Change; and Chade-Meng Tan, founder of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. See The Shambhala Times "Addressing our Shambhala Principles" at http://shambhalatimes.org/2013/05/19/...

See also Awake in the World. London from 12 to 15 September, 2013
http://awakeintheworld2013.org See also http://youtu.be/wx12Q7RYuHQ
It is being planned as an extraordinary celebration to mark 50 years since Chögyam Trungpa's arrival in the West in 1963. It will include teachings from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and leading teachers from Shambhala and beyond.
The Sakyong will lead the event which will take place at the University of London, in the centre of the city, and will include: " Creating Enlightened Society: an evening with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche" on Thursday 12 September, and "Remembering Chögyam Trungpa : a day of celebration" on Friday 13 September. The event will be called "Awake in the World : a festival of meditation, arts and social vision".
To express your interest in attending, please email awakeintheworld@shambhala.org.uk

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