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Living Between the Known and the Unknown

Ann Tashi Slater speaks with physicist and author Alan Lightman about the pleasures of a warm bath, subconscious terma, and living our lives in the shadow of death. The post Living Between the Known and the Unknown appeared first...

Celebrating Buddhism’s Inclusivity

In honor of Pride Month, here is a collection of articles from Tricycle’s archives that celebrate strides toward equality. The post Celebrating Buddhism’s Inclusivity appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

How Meditation Helped Me to Stop Drinking

A queer underground artist on how tantric wisdom inspired them to embrace sobriety The post How Meditation Helped Me to Stop Drinking appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

“Our System Isn’t Restorative” 

Buddhist chaplain Dan Troyak discusses how he is using the dharma to better Australia’s prison system. The post “Our System Isn’t Restorative”  appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Vesak Celebrated Around the World

Buddhists gathered at temples and even the White House to observe the holiday that commemorates the Buddha’s birth, death, and enlightenment.
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Nirvana Is Where the Path Begins

Stephen Batchelor and Kenneth Tanaka on the intersection of secular Buddhism and Jodo Shinshu The post Nirvana Is Where the Path Begins appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

In Memory of My Childhood Friend

A poem from Tibet's preeminent 20th-century artist and intellectual The post In Memory of My Childhood Friend appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

The Buddhism of Schopenhauer

The famed German philosopher did not become acquainted with Eastern thought until after writing his magnum opus. Yet in Buddhism, he found reflection—and validation—of his own genius. The post The Buddhism of Schopenhauer appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist...

Holding Avalokiteshvara

Tricycle talks with Drukpa nun, teacher of philosophy, and cham master Lopön Jigme Tingdzin Zangmo about the awe-inspiring Losar celebrations at Druk Amitabha Mountain Center in Kathmandu.  The post Holding Avalokiteshvara appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Culinary Compassion on the Buddhist Path

A scholar-practitioner explores conflicting stances on eating meat across Buddhist traditions The post Culinary Compassion on the Buddhist Path appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

‘Orgyan’s Teeth’

A short story about a reincarnate lama from one of Tibet’s most prestigious auteurs The post ‘Orgyan’s Teeth’ appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

A Refuge That No One Can Touch

Tricycle’s founding editor reflects on her path to Buddhism. The post A Refuge That No One Can Touch appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Finding a House of Your Own

Ann Tashi Slater speaks with writer Sandra Cisneros about feeling like Hokusai, the transformative power of death, and using meditation to return to one’s roots. The post Finding a House of Your Own appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist...

Your Despair over the Environment Is Valid. Embrace It.

Susan Bauer-Wu’s new book, A Future We Can Love, reminds us that in order to effectively face the climate crisis, we need to accept our emotions with compassion. The post Your Despair over the Environment Is Valid. Embrace It....

Lichen Days

What fungi and the practice of Miksang—a contemplative photographic tradition—can teach us about interdependence The post Lichen Days appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

A Prayer for Eclipses

In anticipation of the celestial event, a writer and meditation teacher invokes a Dzogchen prayer from the patron bodhisattva of the Lotus Sutra.  The post A Prayer for Eclipses appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

No Time To Lose

We have to accept the reality that climate change is already here and learn to live in our new world—a world on fire. The post No Time To Lose appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Zen Mind, Vegetal Mind

Reflections on Buddhist practice and plant science The post Zen Mind, Vegetal Mind appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

On Finding Big and Little Skies

What a pilgrimage through Mongolia can teach us about the history of Buddhism as well as ourselves The post On Finding Big and Little Skies appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Are We All Hungry Ghosts?

A Buddhist psychotherapist on transforming self-loathing into wisdom The post Are We All Hungry Ghosts? appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Lovingkindness for Control Freaks

A practice for letting go of our illusion of control and relaxing into the present moment
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Los dos mayores problemas del camino espiritual

No hay nada que hacer ni adónde ir. The post Los dos mayores problemas del camino espiritual appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

Love Is Being There

How mindfulness practice can help us make time to love The post Love Is Being There appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.

1,000 Buddhas on a Native American Reservation

A special connection between Tibetans and Native Americans in western Montana is helping a Buddhist peace garden thrive. The post 1,000 Buddhas on a Native American Reservation appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review.