Hidden Treasure
From the Editors / Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

The Practice of Lojong: Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind, by Traleg Kyabgon The lojong slogans—those fabric-softeners of the heart—have been the focus of much attention in the West the past couple decades, with good reason. They’re a particularly effective practice for disciplining the mind in a way that makes compassion bloom. But they’re sometimes … Continue reading

Normalcy at Its Best: An Interview with David Chadwick, Biographer of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi
Author Interviews / From the Editors

Normalcy at Its Best: An Interview with David Chadwick, Biographer of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

Shambhala: Your teacher Shunryu Suzuki’s Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind has now been in print for more than forty years, and is still often recommended as the best first book to read about Zen practice. Why do you think its popularity has endured throughout the explosion of Buddhist publishing the last few years? David Chadwick: Hard … Continue reading