using the arrow buttons.
by clicking on the page.
the page around when zoomed in by dragging it.
the zoom using the slider when zoomed-in.
by clicking on the zoomed-in page.
by entering text in the search field, and select "This Issue" or "All Issues"
by clicking on thumbnails to select pages, and then press the print button.
displays sections with thumbnails and descriptions.
displays a slider of thumbnails. Click on a page to jump.
allows you to browse the full archive.
about your subscription?
Lions Roar : September 2013
VOLUME TWENTY TWO, NUMBER 1 • Shambhala Sun (ISSN: 1190-7886, USPS 009-651) is published bimonthly for $29.95 year USA, $39 Canada & $49 (uS) International, by Shambhala Sun Foundation, 1790 30th St, Suite 280, Boulder, CO 80301 USA. Periodicals postage paid at Boulder, CO and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Shambhala Sun, PO Box 469095, Escondido, CA 92046-9095. Printed in U.S.A. © 2013 Shambhala Sun Foundation. All rights reserved. Canada Post Publication Mail Agreement #40018157. Canadian Postmaster: Send undeliverable copies to: 1660 Hollis St., Suite 701, Halifax, NS B3J 1V7 Canada. OTHER VOICES 13 17 The Great Vow Our motivation determines our success on the spiritual path, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. And the greatest of all is the vow to save all sentient beings. No Time to Meditate? We think we don’t have time, but we do. Tina Welling on the real reason we don’t meditate. The Funniest Thing Is a Deep Truth Q&A with comedian Margaret Cho Why is America So Angry? Someday somebody will explain why we’re all so mad these days. But for now, says Seth Greenland, let’s consider what to do about it. 21 25 DEPARTMENTS 79 8 11 Contributors Editorial Our Original Goodness Melvin McLeod Review There Is No God and He Is Always with You, by Brad Warner. Reviewed by Susan J. Stabile Books in Brief New books by Ram Dass, Toni Bernhard, Michaela Haas, and more Marketplace Practice, supplies, books, art, travel & more Network Directory Find a meditation, yoga, or retreat center near you About a Poem Naomi Shihab Nye on Rosemary Catacalos’ “Homesteaders” 73 84 88 82 Morning routine: the Dalai Lama on his treadmill at his residence in Dharamsala, India (page 32). PHOTOBYMANUELBAUER Cover photo credits: The Dalai Lama by Don Farber; Pema Chödrön by Robin Holland; Margaret Cho by Tiffany Tappan. SHAMBHALA SUN SEPTEMBER 2013 5