All posts tagged: Deleks

Floral Notes and Bardo: Deep Yoga, Goofing Around

By Travis Newbill Floral Notes and Bardo: The Creative Chronicles of a Shambhala Mountain Resident is a daily feature on the SMC blog in which a member of our staff/community shares his experience of existing as part of Shambhala Mountain Center. The office is full of incense smoke and we drink fine tea in here, jump on the trampoline, and dance to celebrate small victories. The Awake in the World event has a life of its own.  We are its lovers, parents, servants, and biggest fans.  Good things are happening. Meanwhile, today we elect new Dekyongs, and establish the new Deleks. Carolyn Gimian presented a slide show to the staff the other night about the life of Chögyam Trungpa. It was cool to meet her and hear her talk personally about him. She’s done lots of work to bring his teachings to the public, and I’ve been grateful for a long time. The music is beginning to play in my bones. I picked up my guitar the other night and it felt so good — to play …