About the Ziji Collective

Back to Wiki Home Vision: Inspired by the Shambhala vision of Enlightened Society, the Ziji Collective operates from the radical view that human beings and society are fundamentally good. We believe a just and peaceful future is possible and are dedicated to making it a reality. Mission: The Ziji Collective gathers, connects, and advocates for inspired young meditators across the globe to promote a society awakened to its nature as resilient, uplifted, wakeful, and kind. Values: The Ziji Collective commits to honoring the unconditional worthiness of all beings regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, race, ethnicity, nationality,…

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Causes, Organizations, and Ways of Engaging

Back to Wiki Home Discussion of organizations and causes consistent with the Ziji vision, mission, and values, and how to engage with them. Sister Organizations The Arrow Description and Mission The Arrow is “A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture & Politics,” designed to “explore… the relationship between contemplative practice, politics, and activism.” It offers contemplative and Buddhist thought, generally with sources cited and sometimes peer-reviewed. Consistency with Ziji “The Ziji Collective gathers, connects, and advocates… to promote a society awakened to its nature as resilient, uplifted, wakeful, and kind.” The Arrow proceeds from the same vision, also in the Shambhala tradition, and works…

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North America Ziji Histories

Back to Main Wiki Timeline   May 2013: Audience with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Ziji groups from San Francisco and Los Angeles October 2013: Regional Ziji Gathering in Los Angeles, with Shastris Nick Kranz and Holly Gayley May 2014: First annual Ziji Summit in San Francisco July 2014: Zijians Alex Rodriguez (Los Angeles) and Bruno Limenes (Mexico City) helped establish an official “Sister Sangha” relationship between the LA Shambhala Center and the Mexico City Shambhala Group. May 2015: Second annual Ziji Summit in Mexico City

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