Troy Shambhala in December

screen-shot-2016-12-04-at-9-19-32-pmDear Troy Shambhala,

Three more weeks of tilting away from the sun, and the weather is getting cold. So, what are you going to do about it? Come kindle the warmth of clear seeing kindness. Sitting each Tuesday in December is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

Dec 6: Group dinner in downtown Troy – For real! (Mmmaybe pizza? Mmmaybe Korean?)

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Dec 13: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!

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Dec 20: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition

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Dec 27: Member Meeting – Sitting will end early so we can discuss our aspirations for 2017. Join us for some tea and snacks, and bring your ideas for the group. Not a member? Come anyway. We’d love to hear your thoughts.
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See you!

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Troy Shambhala in November

Dear Troy Shambhala,

Leaves fall from the trees in their own time, and if we try to put them back on the branches, people will think we are crazy. And what good would it do anyway? Come sit and watch the leaves fall out of your mind in their own time. Sitting each Tuesday in November is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

Nov 1: Group dinner in downtown Troy (Mmmaybe pizza? Mmmaybe Korean?)

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Nov 8: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!

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Nov 15: Birthday Celebration for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche – Help us celebrate Sakyong screen-shot-2016-10-31-at-9-41-50-pmMipham Rinpoche’s birthday by practicing the Shambhala Sadhana. This guided meditation was composed by the Sakyong to deepen our personal and social connection with basic goodness. It is a simple, powerful, direct engagement of our inherent richness and strength. All are welcome to participate, and instruction will be provided. This will be done in place of regular sitting practice, so please arrive on time (6:30). Then we will practice the basic goodness of birthday cake.

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Nov 22: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition – Part two of the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: Ruling Your World

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Nov 29: Group Book Reading – When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chödrön

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See you!

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Troy Shambhala in October

screen-shot-2016-10-02-at-9-15-43-pmDear Troy Shambhala,

The trees have taken on an off-green cast, and the daylight seems to sneak away when no one is looking. Come sit and see where all the time goes. Also, look for new titles in our lending library. Sitting each Tuesday in October is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

Oct 4: Group dinner in downtown Troy (Mmmaybe pizza? Mmmaybe Korean?)

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Oct 11: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!

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Oct 18: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition

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Oct 25: Group Book Reading – When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chödrön

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Also:
Running (or Walking) with the Mind of Meditation (Cancelled!)
Monday, October 17, at 6:30PM: Might be cold!
For details and registration: http://troy.shambhala.org/calendar-details/?id=278116

Suggested donation: $5.00

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See you!

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