How to do Mindfulness Meditation

“Mindfulness practice is simple and completely feasible, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. “Just by sitting and doing nothing, we are doing a tremendous amount.”

The New Yorker Magazine Interviews Sakyong Mipham

The New Yorker Magazine interviews Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on video about basic goodness, mindfulness and societal change. “Last week, New York welcomed Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, when he spoke at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The Sakyong, which means “king”—or, literally translated, “earth protector”—in Tibetan, is an … Continue 

Living Meditation

Living Meditation

Humans are fundamentally good, caring and wise. We may appear otherwise, but at the core, we are basically good, sound and fully deserving of goodness. So why do we experience such pain in our lives?  If we were to find our way to the truth of our existence, we’d see that so much of our struggle is created by a false sense of identification born … Continue 

Meditation New York Heart

Unbiased Heart: Working in the World (podcast)


In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Laura Simms discusses what it means to be in the world with an unbiased heart, at a talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. Open your heart and help spread the … Continue