Natalie Goldberg

NATALIE GOLDBERG is the author of fifteen books. Writing Down the Bones, her first, has been translated into nineteen languages. Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku is her latest book. For the last forty years she has practiced Zen and taught seminars in writing as a spiritual practice. She lives in northern New Mexico.

Natalie Goldberg

NATALIE GOLDBERG is the author of fifteen books. Writing Down the Bones, her first, has been translated into nineteen languages. Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku is her latest book. For the last forty years she has practiced Zen and taught seminars in writing as a spiritual practice. She lives in northern New Mexico.

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Yvonne Rand: A Profile of a Life of Zen

A Remembrance of Yvonne RandYvonne Rand, a leading teacher and figure in Zen Buddhism in the US, passed away on August 19, 2020. While not the author of any books, her writing appears in several books including: A White Tea Bowl: 100 Haiku from 100 Years of Life which includes a piece by Yvonne about...
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We Won’t Last Forever | An Excerpt from Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home

Death A Long Distance Call On a Wednesday morning, sitting in my old blue Volvo in a parking lot after just getting a facial—my cheeks redolent with cream, all pores clean—I called the Cancer Center in Santa Fe, persuaded an oncologist to look up my chart....
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This Deepest Self | An Excerpt from The Truth of This Life

We have excerpted the chapter “This Deepest Self” from The Truth of This Life: Zen Teachings on Loving the World as It Is here. “The truth and joy of this life is that we cannot change things as they are.” The import of those words can be found beautifully expressed in the work of...
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Readers’ Picks

In thinking about year-end gifts, we want to share what YOU have to say. Below are some lovely quotations from readers on their favorite Shambhala books. Do you have one to add? Please comment at the bottom! ...
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