Sam Himelstein, PhD

Warriors in the World: Sam Himelstein

Sam Himelstein, PhD exudes authenticity and genuine presence. Sam, a formerly incarcerated youth himself, is dedicated to and passionate about serving high-risk and incarcerated youth, populations suffering from addiction, and those suffering from trauma through the practice of mindfulness and other emotional intelligence skills. He brings a great deal of both personal and professional experience to his … Continue 

Meena Srinivasan

Warriors in the World: Meena Srinivasan

Meena Srinivasan possesses a warm, glowing presence. Immediately upon meeting her, one can sense her generous, open heart. Meena’s work in our community is an inspiration and her willingness to share her experience and wisdom with others is a source of great joy. Meena is a thought leader in the mindfulness in education field. She is currently part of … Continue 

Alex Van Gils

Warriors in the World: Alex Van Gils

Alex Van Gils likes to make noise. Like many young Americans, he found his way into a rock n’ roll band as an electric bass player. With the benefit of a dharma upbringing he describes as “skillful,” Alex investigated the lineage of bass players he admired. He tuned in to who his favorite musicians’ mentors … Continue 

photo portrait of Acharya Melissa Moore

Warriors in the World: Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore wasn’t all that interested in Buddhist meditation nor was she looking for a spiritual path when she arrived at Naropa Institute in Boulder in 1979 to study contemplative psychology, dance and other arts programs. Yet she was nourished by the atmosphere, and enthralled with the parties. “Naropa allowed me to participate in the … Continue 

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche with Charles Eisenstein

Warriors in the World: Charles Eisenstein

Report from the Scene by Sarah Lipton Shambhala Times Editor-in-chief At a sold out event at the Rubin Museum, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche sat on stage for an hour-long dialogue with Charles Eisenstein, author of “Sacred Economics”. With fifty percent of the people seeing the Sakyong for the first time and the other half seeing Charles … Continue 

CES Photo Gallery

Photos by Andrea Roth unless otherwise attributed    Graphic Harvesting Mural by Marguerite Drescher

SANGHApics: February 2013

Warriors in the World: Nancy Grant

Nancy Grant has a dharmic ear attuned to what she does and doesn’t hear. She hears and makes music in manifestations mostly renaissance and medieval, with recorders and voice, in modal harmonies and polyphonic rhythms. She enjoys playing in ensembles that demand the attention of simultaneously listening and producing and breathing together, playing the rests … Continue 

SANGHApics: March 2012

SANGHApics: January 2013