The September 2014 Shambhala Sun now on sale. What’s inside? Well, read on and click the links found below, or click here to start browsing complete articles and excerpts on our “Current Issue” page.
* Special Section: Discovering the Wisdom of Anger — Melvin McLeod on the “enlightened power of no; Judy Lief offers four Buddhist techniques to work with anger; Emily Horn teaches us how RAIN — Recognizing, Accepting, Investigating, and Not identifying with our anger — can cool the flames of anger; Norman Fischer applies five surprising mind-training slogans to anger and other strong emotions
* A Refuge from Addiction — Noah Levine offers Buddhist principles and practices to help people free themselves from the suffering of substance abuse
* Is Nothing Something? Children’s questions reveal that they, like adults, are grappling with the human condition. We’ll all benefit from Thich Nhat Hanh‘s answers to their questions
More, after the jump:
* There Is a Path that Frees Us from Suffering — Insight Meditation teacher Gina Sharpe is working to create a truly inclusive sangha. The place to start, she says, is facing the truth that Buddhist communities aren’t free from the suffering caused by racism. Andrea Miller reports.
* On Track with Paul Newman — He was one of the world’s biggest stars. But according to former employee Michael Stone, the Hollywood legend was also someone who could sit still and watch the rain fall
Plus: Sakyong Mipham on working with obstacles on the path; Jack Kornfield urges you to join the call for peace and nonviolence in Burma; Geri Larkin on what happened when she embraced being ordinary; Andrea Miller‘s books in brief, including new titles by Tom Robbins and Peter Matthiessen, “About a Poem,” and more.
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