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There isn’t any such thing as a negative emotion. There are negative things that we do with our emotions, but our emotions themselves are neither negative nor positive. They simply are.
The lotus flower’s symbolismBy Julia Hirsch, Matt Gesicki
A new exhibit at New York’s New Museum urges us to approach activism with lovingkindness.By Lakshmi Gandhi
The game’s designer, Tom Kitchen, hopes his meditative game will remove some of the stigma surrounding death.By Lakshmi Gandhi
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.
How can we begin to unpack and unravel the workings of our own mind, so that we can find a reliable happiness that is not dependent on external conditions? Ven. Robina Courtin, a Tibetan Buddhist nun since the late 1970s, will use the Buddha’s unique psychological skills to help us loosen our instinctive clinging to a limited sense of self, which lies at the heart of our suffering.
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.
Filmed over three years during the most historic and pivotal time in Nepal’s modern history, The Sari Soldiers is an extraordinary story of six women’s courageous efforts to shape Nepal’s future in the midst of an escalating civil war against Maoist insurgents, and the King’s crackdown on civil liberties.Directed by Julie Bridgham
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