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Judgmental criticism is one thing; judicious criticism is actually a gift. That’s why the Buddha never formulated a precept against talking about other people’s faults or errors, because there are times when you have to speak up against harmful behavior.

– Thanissaro Bhikkhu, “Gossip”

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The Spring 2017 issue of Tricycle tackles some of the big questions for practitioners in a multicultural, multireligious world. In our special section, “Spiritual But Not Religious,” you’ll find reflections on the hesitation many feel to subscribe to any one faith. Plus, learn how to change the way you relate to those who anger you in “Overcoming Ill Will,” read a secular Buddhist’s response to facing political calamity in “A Buddhist Brexit,” and consider the question “Is the Dharma Democratic?”

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Mindfulness of the Body

Mindfulness of the Body

Ralph Steele

It seems obvious: we would not be able to practice without our body. And yet we often take the body for granted, viewing it as little more than a source of suffering rather than the precious opportunity for cultivation that it is. In this series, meditation teacher Ralph Steele renews our appreciation for the body by delving into embodied mindfulness, concentration, and insight practices from the Theravada Buddhist tradition.


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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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Buddhist films and discussion for the Tricycle Community

Tashi’s Turbine

Tashi’s Turbine

For centuries, the inhabitants of Namdok, a village nestled in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal, have lived without electricity, relying on sparse candlelight through cold and windy nights. Despite limited resources, local activist Tashi Bista is determined to bring light to the remote village by installing a makeshift wind turbine.

Directed by Amitabh Joshi

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Teachings From the Kingdom of Bhutan

Teachings From the Kingdom of Bhutan

Travel with us to the world’s only Buddhist kingdom and experience the wisdom of four prominent teachers, including Matthieu Ricard, Judy Lief, Thupten Rinpoche, and Dosho Port Roshi. In this self-study program, you will explore a range of perspectives on the Buddhist teachings, learn from leading scholars and journalists about modern-day Bhutan, and enjoy stunning footage that captures the realities of day-to-day life in the country as well as the sublime beauty of its landscape.

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