Look inside the January 2011 Shambhala Sun magazine.
Featuring the bonus magazine, Mindful: Living with Awareness and Compassion.
january 2011 editorial
"Ending and beginning again, like the sun and the moon." This line
from Sun Tzu's The Art of War, says publisher James Gimian, describes
the past few months at the Shambhala Sun offices. Here Jim explains why,
and how your mindfulness plays the biggest part of all.
on the cover: the healing mind
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Susan Bauer-Wu, and Daniel Siegel
are three of the world's leading experts on mind-body medicine. In this
conversation with the Shambhala Sun's Barry Boyce, they explore the
health benefits of mindfulness what it does, how to do it, and why
pain is unavoidable, but meditation practice can east the mental
suffering that accompanies it. Susan Smalley and Diana Winston show us
physical pain to negative emotions: What's the current research on what
mindfulness can do for the body and mind? A look at the stats in
this sampling makes clear: the prognosis is good.
Andrea Miller shares four inspiring stories of how real people are integrating mindfulness into their lives.
PLUS: Kelly McGonigal looks at integrative medicine and how it can bring about more caring and cost-effective ways to deliver health care.
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q&a: ram dass
These days, due to the stroke he suffered in 1997, Ram Dass speaks
slowly and sometimes can't find a word he's looking for, but his smile
remains radiant. The Shambhala Sun's Andrea Miller speaks to the author
of the landmark book Be Here Now and the new Be Love Now.
The Buddha was radical he overthrew all
the conventional ways of seeing ourselves and our world. We have a rebel
buddha inside us, too, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. It's our innate
wakefulness that fights for our liberation.
Sad, angry, lonely Daniel Asa Rose and
his sons are reeling from a recent family breakup. But in a closed
bowling alley on Christmas Eve, they open their hearts and find seasonal
PLUS: Shozan Jack Haubner wonders what will happen to Zen after the master dies.
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Teacher and Rebel Buddha
author Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche has been a frequent contributor to the
the Shambhala Sun's magazine and blog. View all his pieces in this
The first realization on the Buddhist path comes when we
look at the self and find nothing permanent. Next is the
egolessness of other, says, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and the way we discover it is through love and compassion.
Her cat may have killed and eaten a large rat on her yoga mat but that's not going to be a barrier between Anne Cushman and her yoga practice.
Not knowing the future helps Pico Iyer leep his hyperactive mind at bay. Then, whether it snows tomorrow or dawns radiant, every moment is a happy sunrise.
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Norman Fischer reviews two modern classics, each now in their Fortieth Anniversary editions: Shunryu Suzuki's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, and Chogyam Trungpa's Meditation in Action.
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by the most revered Zen masters of our time Shunryu Suzuki Roshi,
Maezumi Roshi, Eido Roshi, Seung Sahn and many of their dharma heirs
have appeared in our pages. Each of the teachings presented in this
Spotlight reveals a different facet of Zen's unique transmission of
A collection of teachings from the pioneering Tibetan Buddhist teacher and founder of the Shambhala Sun.
Andrea Miller reviews The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography and The Dalai Lama's My Spiritual Journey; Lin Jensen's Deep Down Things: The Earth in Celebration and Dismay, two poetry anthologies, and several other new releases.
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Shambhala Sun, January 2011,
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ON THE COVER: Golden Helicon Butterfly (Heliconius hecale). Source material: Adam Jones / Photoresearchers / Firstlight.)