Sakyong Mipham: King of His World

The Tibetan lama--also a golfer, marathon runner, and sharp dresser--on why worldly success is compatible with spiritual growth.

hookknife

12/23/2005 04:24:02 PM

Why would you assume this article is from an independent journalist? He lives at Shambhala Mountain Center, one of the main centers of the Sakyong's. In fact there is a current massive media blitz occurring by so-called "independent journalists "who are really Shambhala members writing for newspapers and getting some massive free advertising for the group. There is othing "independent and journalistic" about these writings. it is proselytising for the group.

bunsinspace

11/18/2005 06:12:04 AM

BS"D If there is a better example that Tibetan Buddhism embodies the highest ideals of Western Civilization, I am unaware of it. ;-)

jacknky

11/04/2005 12:34:58 PM

I'd also recommend "Mindfulness in Plain English", a wonderful meditation primer that dispenses with a lot of Buddhist terms. Here's a link to the entire book online: http://www.realization.org/page/namedoc0/mipe/mipe_0.htm

seachick

11/03/2005 05:32:17 PM

I read the Sakyong's first book, Turning the Mind Into an Ally, and would recommend it to anyone who wants to begin a meditation practice.

zenmonk_genryu

11/03/2005 03:20:57 AM

His son inherited the spiritual leadership of his father's Shambhala community, which includes more than 100 meditation centers around the world. Actually no he didn't. The person who did died. Ted Rose should do his research a bit better.

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