Look inside the July 2014 Shambhala Sun magazine
FEATURING: "Your Guide to Buddhist Meditation," featuring guidance from 11 of today's finest teachers; a celebration of New York hotspot and Himalayan art refuge, the Rubin Museum; meditation teacher Allan Lokos's incredible airplane-crash survival story; plus, book reviews, Karen Maezen Miller, Brad Warner, "About a Poem," and more.
Click titles below to read excerpts and select complete articles.
this issue's editorial:
Rod Meade Sperry on why it's never too soon to get started with meditation.
special feature section: your guide to buddhist meditation
Learn a wealth of meditation techniques to develop calm, awareness, wisdom & love. Click titles to read samples and complete articles.
The art, spirituality, and ideas of the Himalayas meet the best of the modern world at New York's Rubin Museum. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, we showcase art from the collection and dialogues featuring Laurie Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Sharon Salzberg, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, and many more.
Death can come at any time, so the Buddha warned us to get ready now. Knowing that helped Buddhist teacher Allan Lokos after a terrible airplane crash. Rod Meade Sperry has his story.
As a child, Howard Axelrod dreamed of a festival that everyone in the world attended. Now he realizes that it's been happening all along.
Crummy cars, a wall of guitars, and a whole bunch of meditation: not exactly the American Dream, but Zen teacher Brad Warner is good with that.
Through the practice of meditation, says Sakyong
Mipham, we discover an unconditional confidence that transforms our lives and benefits others.
The pond in her garden isn't like those decorating fancy homes and magazine covers. In time, however, Karen Maezen Miller discovered the right view of her muddy waters.
reviews & more
This issue, Andrea Miller's roundup features books on yoga, parenting, and our connections to animals, plus the new novel by Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick
Sarah Messer on Nick Flynn's "Hive"
Shambhala Sun, March 2014, Volume Twenty Two, Number 6.
On the cover: Seated Buddha in meditation with right hand in the "touching the earth" mudra; alabaster, Burmese School, Amarapura, Burma / Photo (c) Luca Tettoni / The Bridgeman Art Library.