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Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Sit

The March 2015 Shambhala Sun magazine is now on newsstands, featuring its cover theme of "DIY Dharma" -- and a collection of teachings from Judy Lief, Larry Yang, Pema Chodron, and more, all meant to [...]

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Learn the “BASICS” of Insight Meditation

The term “insight meditation” comes from the Pali word Vipassana. It is the ability to see clearly and deeply into what is unfolding in our lives. Insight practice reveals what has created our present conditions [...]

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Thich Nhat Hanh on Walking Meditation

The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth. We breathe, take a mindful step, and come back to our true home. Read on [...]

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DIY Dharma: You Have Everything You Need

You have a mind, body, thoughts, and a natural bent toward awakening. From that great beginning, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief offers helpful guidelines for the path ahead of you. From the Shambhala Sun's special [...]

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Signs of Spiritual Progress

The idea of spiritual progress is pretty suspect. After all, isn’t it a journey without goal? But there are some ways, says Pema Chödrön, we can tell if our practice is working. It is tempting to ask ourselves if [...]