Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
Liam Lindsey’s editorial piece from the May 2011 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Characters are taken over by their desires and make bad choices—that’s the appeal of noir fiction, says Brian Haycock.
Evelyn C. White gives a critical review of OPRAH: The Gospel of an Icon, by Kathryn Lofton.
The editorial introduction to the May 2011 issue of Shambhala Sun Magazine, by Liam Phillips Lindsay, Deputy Editor.
The Dalai Lama inspires a new generation of urban activists who know that inner and outer peace are one. Barry Boyce on two cities where they’re making a difference.
Stephan Talty explores the key events of the Dalai Lama’s early life that made him the world spiritual leader we know today.
He may be at home in the kitchen but famed Zen chef Edward Espe Brown can’t handle the mall. And don’t even mention computers.
Polly Young-Eisenbrath explains how early relationships set us up to fail as couples, but with mindfulness and equanimity we can find love.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from May 2011.