17th Gyalwa Karmapa"Buddhism is a way of life through which we develop the qualities of our mind.
This way of life is very unusual, as it is a means to attain happiness without harming others.


Some of you are used to being welcomed at the bookstore and giftshop by Claudine.
For many years, she has shared her love of books with you at the boutique.

Dzambala : The Team Grows

Of course, as you know, nothing is permanent.
And so Claudine will be retiring at the end of the year after twenty-five years of presence at Dzambala.

In order to fill her shoes, the boutique has hired two long-term residents: Barbara and Mickaël.
This part-time work allows them to continue their volunteer activities for the center: coordinating the volunteer department and coordinating the welcome center, respectively.

The Dzambala team now includes seven residents : Alexandra, Barbara, Mickaël, Nybou, Olivier, Renan, and Tsultrim Namdak.

Together, we continue to work on Dzambala’s threefold vocation:
➢ To facilitate access to articles that support study, meditation, and application of the Buddha’s teachings.
➢ To create employment for long-term residents invested in the three aspects of practice (study, meditation, and activity in service of others).
➢ To financially support Karmé Dharma Chakra Congregation’s projects.

For twenty-five years, Claudine worked full time at Dzambala, and she developed a vast and precise knowledge of the books sold at the boutique over the years.

Today, each member of the team works one day a week at Dzambala.
As a result, our knowledge of the books is not as complete as Claudine’s.
But, again, nothing is permanent!
We will do our best to advise you, all while developing our knowledge and our experience over time.

Claudine shared with the community her wish to (finally) dedicate more time to cultivating the aspect of formal practice during retirement, while also continuing her volunteer activity as a part of Dhagpo’s proofreading team.

We are making wishing that her aspirations come to be!

Dzambala : The Team Grows

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