Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
Liam Lindsey’s editorial piece from the May 2011 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from May 2011.
About a Poem: Jill S. Schneiderman analyzes Donald Rothberg’s poem, “Tomato”.
The Dalai Lama encourages us to embrace a sense of global responsibility, with his down-to-earth approach that inspires people everywhere.
Renowned Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg explores the myriad benefits of meditation.
The practice of contemplative photography, say Andy Karr and Michael Wood, doesn’t just change the way we take pictures. It changes our view.
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.