Meditation: Be Kind to Yourself

Photo by Suzi Marshall, Stocksy United. A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need (and deserve). Put both hands on your heart, pause, and feel their warmth. You can also [...]


You Already Understand!

Bodhidharma, founder of the Zen lineage, is said to have described Zen this way: “A special transmission [...]

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Where Are You Now?

When Ben Gallagher's partner, Zoë Nudell, was hit and killed by a drunk driver, he was left asking himself the [...]

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Inside the November 2015 Shambhala Sun magazine

Take a look inside the November 2015 Shambhala Sun, with features on LGBTIQ dharma and making friends with yourself.

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Inside the Fall 2015 Buddhadharma magazine

Look inside the Fall 2015 issue of Buddhadharma, with features on monk militarization, tantra, non-self help, and the jhanas.