The 2020 Sense of Shambhala Survey was organized by an independent working group of the Shambhala Process Team. The goal of the survey was to describe where we are right now as a Shambhala community. The survey was not intended as an opinion poll or as an exercise in identifying the consensus way forward for … Continue reading ‘Sensing Shambhala’ the survey results are here!
What is the Coordinating Body of the Process Team? The Coordinating Body (CB) are 7 people chosen from the current membership of the Process Team (PT) to facilitate communication among the various working groups and the community at large. CB members do not represent specific working groups but are all in at least one. … Continue reading The next year – Introducing the Coordinating Body of the Process Team
December 2019 Updates from the Shambhala Process Team The Process Team Steering Committee (SC) The PTSC is in the process of developing a summary of PT work carried out in 2019, which will also include recommendations for the next year. Several PTSC members are expected to step down and new structures will be needed in … Continue reading December 2019
A special December 2019 update from the Code of Conduct Working Group can be found here. Translations available in Español, Nederlands, and Français.
Below you will find updates on the work of the Process Team (PT) Working Groups (WGs). As you may note, some updates show more activity than others. This reflects the reality of the PT, where the work ebbs and flows, and the energy and availability of the WG volunteers change. As always, please feel free … Continue reading October 2019
The Process Team (PT) Working Groups (WGs) continue to evolve. In this update, several WGs share information on their progress. You may notice that not all WGs report every month; some groups are continuing to work on projects mentioned in the last update, as well as exploring ways to take these to the community; some … Continue reading August 2019
Please note: Because the work of the Process Team (PT) is dynamic and evolving, specific Working Groups (WGs) may arise or dissolve over time, and not every existing group will provide a monthly update. The Process Team Steering Committee (SC) The PTSC facilitated a second full-PT gathering via Zoom on June 22. During this two-hour … Continue reading June 2019
The Shambhala Process Team (PT) work is in full swing, as the May updates demonstrate! The Process Team Steering Committee (SC) The Steering Committee facilitated a full-PT gathering via Zoom for the first time on April 27th (which you may remember from last month’s update). During this two-hour meeting, PT members engaged in the practice … Continue reading May 2019
The Shambhala Process Team (PT) is in the midst of a very vibrant development phase, with several initiatives shaped by the creative and diverse energies, opinions, and experiences of our team. All PT Working Groups (WGs) are now meeting regularly and working together both to develop relationships within their groups and to establish and then … Continue reading April 2019
The members of the PT have formed several working groups (WGs) and are proceeding to develop processes and proposals to help our community face the challenges of our current situation. All WGs have met, a few of them more than once. Many have around 10-15 members, while one has more than 50. Keep in mind … Continue reading March 2019