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.”

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Words of Wisdom from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Happy Birthday to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche! Read the latest message from the leader of the Shambhala global community.

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Keep It Simple

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is the spiritual head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. In this new book, The Shambhala Principle, he discusses his relationship with his father and teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. When I became overwhelmed, I would ask my father what to do. He said, “Keep it simple.” This was one of the most powerful spiritual transmissions … Continue 

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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