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Look inside the November 2011 Shambhala Sun magazine.

The Joy of Living Green: The new environmentalism celebrates the positive. Because the green life is the good life.

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this issue's editorial:

True Nature

Shambhala Sun deputy editor Andrea Miller on the value of finding something natural to love. 


Wise Guy

Best known for his classic role on The Sopranos, Michael Imperioli is a dedicated Buddhist. From gangsters to gurus, film to family — Andrea Miller on Imperioli’s spiritual journey.

The Joy of Living Green

Shambhala Sun senior writer Barry Boyce reports on the new environmentalism that celebrates the positive, and the people who make it possible. Because the green life is the good life.

Walking the Talk

Margot Sammurtok introduces you to Diana Lopez, Dekila Chungyalpa, Rebecca Fletcher, and Robin Bryan, four young activists who are making our planet a better place.

PLUS:  David Abram, Mary Pipher, Callie Bates on the love that got her through chemo, Jennifer Lauck on learning to embrace what is — even divorce — and more.

other voices 

Wisdom Is Not in the Newspaper

Towering stacks of newspapers, a mountain of clippings — James Kullander feels they might contain some fact that would transform his life. Deep down, though, he knows what would be truly transformative.


My Dinner With André, Revisited

James Kullander reflects on the classic film — thirty years later.

Let It Shine!

When body and mind are synchronized, Sakyong Mipham says, we can live with grace and dignity, grounded and in harmony with the world around us.


Sakyong Mipham: His best from the Shambhala Sun

What Have We Become?

A Q&A with Tiffany Shlain, the filmmaker behind the new documentary, Connected: An Autobiography About Love, Death, and Technology.


Watch the trailer for Connected

"the mindful society"

One Moment at a Time

David Swick on mindfulness as it applies to substance abuse and dependence.


MINDFUL: Living with Awareness and Compassion

This website from the publishers of the Shambhala Sun will help you bring the benefits of mindfulness practice into every aspect of your life.


All the Way to Heaven

Michael Sowder reviews Songs of Kabir, by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra.

Books in Brief

Andrea Miller reviews Michael Stone's Awake in the World, Jane Hirshfield's Come, Thief, and more new releases worth your while.

about a poem

Linda Bamber on Mark Halliday's "Green Canoe"

Shambhala Sun, November 2011, Volume Twenty, Number 2. 

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ON THE COVER: Photo by Randy Robertson

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