2016-12-17 21:14 #0 av: Fredrik1

What Is Shambhala Buddhism?

"Gain a better understanding of this Westernized strand of a meditation, dating back thousands of years.
August 6, 2015

There’s a beautiful legend that I’d like to believe is true. At the time of the Buddha there lived a king named Dawa Sangpo. He heard tales of the Buddha in whatever way people heard news back then (YouTube? Times of India?) and was inspired to study with him. He traveled a great distance only to find himself disappointed when he encountered the monastic community. He approached the Buddha and said, “I would love to study with you, but I cannot run off and become a monastic like the rest of your students. I’m a king. A large number of people rely on me to serve as a householder and rule that kingdom. Are there any teachings you can offer me?”

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