Monty McKeever

Trike Daily

Stepping into Groundlessness

Pema Chödrön is a spiritual icon and one of the most influential and recognizable Buddhists in the world. A bestselling author and prolific teacher, she has touched the lives of countless individuals and in turn is fervently adored by many people, and not just Buddhists. But the Pema I am drawn to—and I imagine most […]

By Monty McKeever

Trike Daily Society & Environment

Can We Have Peace Without Justice?

Last week we published a guest blogpost titled, London’s Burning: The Three Fires and the London Riots,  by Alex Gooch, a language teacher, freelance writer, and Buddhist practitioner.  The post addresses possible causes and conditions behind the London riots. Throughout Gooch’s piece and in the discussion that follows, several people write that the riots are […]

By Monty McKeever

Trike Daily

Why is Buddhism so Damned Expensive?

Yesterday my colleague Sam posted a blog that quickly prompted a thoughtful response from a practitioner in Scotland. At the the end of his post he writes, There is one thing about Buddhism that I find disturbing. Why is it so damned expensive? I have missed teachings because I just cannot afford the fees. I’m […]

By Monty McKeever

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Good Work Summer 2011

Shinjo Ito, the founder of Shinnyo-en Buddhism, a Japanese Vajrayana school, once wrote, “Faith is not about preaching or philosophy. It is action to which you dedicate your whole being.” Shinnyo-en Buddhists strive to consider the hardships of others as their own and then meditate on how to respond. Reacting to the recent events in […]

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Trike Daily Arts & Culture

Buddhism’s Sacred Places: Photos by Kenro Izu

A beautiful slideshow, Buddhism’s Sacred Places: Photos by Kenro Izu was recently published on the Huffington Post. I have long been fascinated by Izu’s work and was delighted when we ran some his photographs alongside Rodney Smith’s dharma talk Undivided Mind in our Summer 2010 issue, so I was very happy to see more pieces […]

By Monty McKeever

Trike Daily Arts & Culture

The Magic Life of Milarepa

A few weeks ago I was looking through the first issue of Tricycle and I came across a mention of The Magic Life of Milarepa, a comic book about the great 11th century Tibetan saint illustrated and written by Dutch artist Eva Van Dam.  *For quick links to further reading on Milarepa, see his Himalayan […]

By Monty McKeever

Magazine

Good Work, Winter 2010

A Walk to Remember On April 16, 2007, Jeana Moore’s granddaughter, Jada Bascom, was born with acute myeloid leukemia. Today she is alive and thriving, thanks to a bone marrow transplant and a community of loving medical providers. As an expression of gratitude to all those who helped her granddaughter, Moore decided to walk from […]

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Charities Fall 2010

Despite some of the best animal protection laws in the world and a renowned heritage of reverence for life, modern India is a country where millions of animals suffer severe neglect or abuse. Help Animals India (HAI) is an all-volunteer USA nonprofit charity dedicated to supporting efficient and effective animal protection organizations in India. HAI’s […]

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