Shambhala Sun Again Tops the Asian Meter

The title says it all. With more bylines and more of these going to Asians, Shambhala Sun retakes its mantle from Buddhadharma. (Yes, I realize that both are publications of the Shambhala Sun Foundation, with many of the same writers and editors.)

Asian Meter

But keep in mind that this measure of inclusiveness is still far below the actual proportion of those in the American Buddhist community who claim Asian heritage. Published every other month, Shambhala Sun appears more frequently than either Buddhadharma or Tricycle, so the figures for the latter two magazines haven’t changed since my last chart. I’ll use a line plot for the next Asian Meter graph…