Response to inquiry about Theory U

The Process Team received the following questions about Theory U from Douglas Pennick on August 2, 2019. Reminder: the Process Team is a group of volunteer Shambhalians who have no decision-making power and are not employees or officers of Shambhala International. We operate under an independent, temporary mandate. Thus, none of our suggested processes should … Continue reading Response to inquiry about Theory U

Dialogic Methods: Resources for Strengthening Community

Dialogue is a mindfulness/awareness practice of mutual deep listening and exchange that unfolds through conversation to reveal collective insight. It allows participants to examine how thought can construct reality and also may create separation between self and other, themes central to the Shambhala teachings. Dialogue is especially helpful when there are strong differences of opinion, … Continue reading Dialogic Methods: Resources for Strengthening Community

Simple Points about the Interim Board and the Process Team

This document was originally posted on the Transition Task Force website. Some people have asked about the differences between the Interim Board and the Process Team, how they will work together and, specifically, what each is being asked to do. We have made these short lists of what we are asking each one to do. Interim … Continue reading Simple Points about the Interim Board and the Process Team

Update and Process Team Information

This document was originally posted on the Transition Task Force website. Dear Worldwide Shambhala Community, Thank you for your participation and for applying or nominating others to apply for the Interim Board and Process Team. We have appreciated your advice, questions, and insights. While we are not responding to individual communications, we are reading them and … Continue reading Update and Process Team Information

Process Team Job Description

This document was originally posted on the Transition Task Force website. Link to Application Form: Process Team Applications and Nominations (or fill out this Word doc and email it to us at transitiontaskforce@shambhala.org). Fill in your email address to proceed to the second page of the form. This position is open for applications. Application Deadline: September … Continue reading Process Team Job Description

More information on the Interim Board and Process Team

This document was originally posted on the Transition Task Force website. Dear Worldwide Shambhala Community, We are writing to address a few key topics, each with links for more information, and to encourage you to apply, or contact those who you think would be good applicants to apply, for the Interim Board or Process Team. The … Continue reading More information on the Interim Board and Process Team

The Stated Purpose of Shambhala

This document was originally posted on the Transition Task Force website. THE STATED PURPOSE OF SHAMBHALA AND THE INTERIM BOARD AND PROCESS TEAM The legal purpose of the Shambhala organizations includes the phrase “a global community devoted to presenting, establishing, and advancing the wisdom, compassion, and skillful means of the lineage of the Sakyongs of Shambhala.” … Continue reading The Stated Purpose of Shambhala