Look inside the March 2014 Shambhala Sun magazine
FEATURING: Pema Chödrön's 4 Keys to Waking Up; bell hooks & Eve Ensler on fighting domination and finding love; Sylvia Boorstein's "GPS for the Mind"; Lisa Carver on Yoko Ono; Ruth Ozeki, Natalie Goldberg, book reviews, and more.
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this issue's editorial:
ANDREA MILLER on why this issue of the magazine shouldn't be considered special.
On retreat with Pema Chödrön at Omega Institute, the Shambhala
Sun’s Andrea Miller explores these four essential ways to walk the
When we honor life but don’t make it a big deal, we lighten
up, open up, and become more joyous. The fancy name for that, says Pema
Chödrön, is enlightenment.
Awash in the pain of betrayal and a failed marriage, Laura
Munson practices Pema Chödrön’s teachings on loving-kindness. It’s hard but it
The GPS in our car tell us the best route to take, but what
helps us navigate life? Sylvia Boorstein shows us how to stay on the
Fighting domination, finding love, connecting with our
bodies—feminist leaders and meditators Eve Ensler & bell hooks
In war-torn Congo, Eve Ensler learns what love can
When we and our work are one, says Roshi Pat Enkyo
O’Hara, even the most mundane of life’s activities are profound and
Vacationing on Hawaii’s Big Island, Judy Panko Reis
suffered an unspeakable crime. Decades later, she sees that out of even the
darkest violence a new life can emerge.
Performance artist Lisa Carver celebrates Yoko Ono,
who taught her to do what “isn’t done.”
At her grandfather’s grave, Rachel Neumann’s anger
erupted, but who was there to yell at in those long-buried remains? We are all
like empty boats bumping against each other.
Taz Tagore, one of the two founders of New York City's Reciprocity Foundation, on taking
kids from the streets to a new life. (It starts inside.)
She was the kind of person who might suddenly ask, “How do
you know love?” Natalie Goldberg on loving and losing a special friend.
Reviewed by Karen Maezen Miller
This issue’s roundup features books on conflict resolution,
yoga, stress reduction, ecology, and more.
Ruth Ozeki on Ono no Komachi
Shambhala Sun, March 2014, Volume Twenty Two, Number 4.