Sitting still in the dark zendo and breathing with others is exactly what Natalie Goldberg needs. On this last night of the year, she wonders what this human life is all about.
Through Mahamudra meditation, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we relax into the emptiness, clarity, and awareness of ever-present buddha wisdom.
Andrea Miller’s exclusive interview with Thich Nhat Hanh from 2012.
If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all—but that’s a lot easier said than done. A look into trying right speech.
Thich Nhat Hanh answers a retreatant’s question on what to do in the face of suffering. “Anything you do for yourself, you do for the world.”
Andrea Miller attends a transformational six-day retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh.
Barry Boyce surveys Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s vast body of teachings and their lasting impact on how Buddhism is understood and practiced.
The editorial introduction to the January 2012 issue of Shambhala Sun, written by editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from January 2012.
We can control our fears—even primal fears. The key, says Jeff Greenwald, is the stories we tell ourselves, as individuals and as cultures.