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The dharma—the truth, if you like—speaks through the roshi when he is no longer self-consciously trying to do anything. He doesn’t even know that he’s using his tongue.

– Philip Kapleau “The Speechless Speech of Roshi Philip Kapleau”

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It’s Tricycle’s 25th anniversary!

We celebrate the quarter-century milestone with a packed issue featuring a special section that reflects on a few of the topics most discussed by Western Buddhists today: female ordination; social justice and racial diversity; the mindfulness movement; and future leadership. Read the section, as well as our usual bevy of thought-provoking Buddhist articles, in the Fall 2016 issue.

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Dharma Talks

Video teachings and discussions with contemporary Buddhist teachers

The Emptiness of Selfie Existence

The Emptiness of Selfie Existence

Christopher Titmuss

The self has a lot of clout in contemporary culture. From self-help to selfies, it can be easy to forget that the self is a mutable condition: an unsteady and malleable phenomenon that arises from a set of causes. In this series with former Theravadin monk Christopher Titmuss, he unpacks the Buddhist doctrine of non-self to show how our tendency to attach to our ego’s patterns leads to problems.


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Tricycle Teachings: Meditation, vol. 3

Tricycle Teachings: Meditation, vol. 3

The third volume of Tricycle Teachings: Meditation offers a selection of the clearest and most helpful meditation instructions from Pema Chödrön, Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, and many others. The guidance of these master meditators will help you start or reinvigorate a daily meditation practice.

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Film Club

Buddhist films and discussion for the Tricycle Community

States of Grace

States of Grace

For Dr. Grace Dammann, a revered Buddhist physician and AIDS specialist, a routine commute across the Golden Gate Bridge turned tragic when another driver crashed head on into her car. Winner of multiple audience awards, States of Grace captures the profound transformation of Grace and her family in the wake of this life-changing accident.

Directed by Mark Lipman and Helen S. Cohen
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