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by Admin
Tue Oct 26, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

Re: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7MMK8xntCZ4" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Ms. Smalls says of this video: "Before I went on r...
by Admin
Tue Oct 26, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

Re: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7MMK8xntCZ4" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Ms. Smalls says of this video: "Before I went on r...
by Admin
Tue Aug 17, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

Re: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections

Posted here below are what could be salvaged from the Sham Sub. I cannot image what Prof. Smalls found problematical about this thread. Some very tame spitwads thrown her way. But then, these pious types are always thin-skinned. The more they meditate, the thinner their skins get, until at last, the...
by Admin
Tue Aug 10, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

Shanté Paradigm Smalls August 2nd Post-Retreat Reflections

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7MMK8xntCZ4" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Ms. Smalls says of this video: "Before I went on r...
by Admin
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Random Spiritual Thoughts
Replies: 15
Views: 49730

Re: Random Spiritual Thoughts / Tsu-do Zen v.2.0

Recently, I had occasion to remember this fanciful piece of religious imposture that I first published on January 1st, 2002. The occasion was that the research we've been doing over the last year or so leads to the inevitable conclusion that all religious lineages of today, however much they claim t...
by Admin
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Inventing Enlightenment
Replies: 3
Views: 16472

Re: Inventing Enlightenment / Indian Monotheism -- a European Creation

In the history of the Western romance with “Eastern Philosophy,” innovative ideas often masquerade as ancient doctrines, fulfilling the fond hopes of Western spiritualists, theosophists, and table-tappers everywhere, for the “discovery” of ancient, pre-Christian scriptures that would reveal the outl...
by Admin
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Random Spiritual Thoughts
Replies: 15
Views: 49730

Re: Random Spiritual Thoughts

I don't see why we can't consider this a personal matter, and leave it to our own musings and wonderings, while in real life, we concern ourselves with real life things. The Line Between Public Reality and Private Belief That is precisely the demarcation point where we need to take notice that we a...
by Admin
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Shambhala Dodges Mandatory Reporting Duties That Expose it To Tort Damages in Boulder Child-sex Case
Replies: 2
Views: 16418

Re: Shambhala Dodges Mandatory Reporting Duties / Karelis Trial Postponed to "Spring 2021"

Updated 8/31/2020 Former Shambhala teacher has Boulder sex assault pushed back to spring of 2021 By MITCHELL BYARS | mbyars@prairiemountainmedia.com | Boulder Daily Camera July 14, 2020 at 2:36 p.m. A former Shambhala teacher accused of sexually assaulting a girl he was mentoring had his trial push...
by Admin
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Twilight of the Tulkus, by Charles Carreon
Replies: 2
Views: 15079

Re: Twilight of the Tulkus, by Charles Carreon

Update to the original statement that two top-level Shambhala teachers were incarcerated awaiting trial. Michael Smith pled guilty , and was sentenced to twenty years of confinement. Bill Karelis, the second top-level teacher, has gotten his trial date postponed into "spring 2021" (sloppy journalism...