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When confusion and ignorance have been definitively eliminated, and goodness, caring, and wisdom have entirely taken their place, that is true happiness.

– Pamela Gayle White, “A Slow, True Path”

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Spring 2019

Ever relevant to today’s most pressing topics, this issue of Tricycle examines what national identity means by revisiting the experiences of Japanese American Buddhists during World War Two. Deemed a threat to US security, these practitioners found refuge in their faith in internment camps, ultimately forging an eclectic tradition that would shape Buddhism’s emergence in the West. In “Tolerably Black,” Nichiren Buddhist artist Aretha Busby talks about how we can reckon with the American history of slavery from a place of compassion, and scholar Linda Heuman unpacks conversations between the Dalai Lama and climate scientists on what’s needed to save our planet.

Plus, learn to gauge when to speak and when to listen by applying a simple practice in self-awareness and meet the “Coconut Monk,” a peace-loving yogi living on a bizarro Buddhist island in wartime Vietnam.

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Finding Freedom

At the heart of Buddhist wisdom, a teaching called “dependent arising” points to a different way of being in the world. Join Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel in a lively exploration of this central principle and how it leads us to greater freedom and ease in our everyday lives.

With Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

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Finding Meaning in Mortality

Reverend Marvin Harada

Accepting death is the key to a meaningful life. But doing so isn’t easy. Marvin Harada shares inspiring examples from the Shin tradition of people and practices that will help us face mortality.

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Mira

Once a Maoist child soldier, Mira Rai, a young woman from rural Nepal, overcame the challenges of an impoverished upbringing to become an internationally recognized trail runner. Today, she inspires children in her home country and abroad to pursue their dreams.

By Lloyd Belcher

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