Rachel Hiles

Trike Daily

Meditation Month, Day 26: No more planning

This week I’ve been working on practicing lovingkindness and one of the phrases that Sharon suggested for week 4’s lovingkindness practice has really resonated with me:   I wish you happiness and peace, and I know I cannot make your decisions for you.   I love planning.  I love planning so much that that when my loved […]

By Rachel Hiles

Magazine Personal Reflections

An interview with Ananda Badet

Profession: Oncology nurse Age: 37 Location: Denver, CO Which came first, becoming a Buddhist or becoming a nurse? I became a Buddhist first. I was 20 when I really knew that I was a Buddhist, and I didn’t become a nurse until I was 30. Being a nurse has been a great career for supporting […]

By Rachel Hiles

Magazine

Humanized Once More

Before arriving in New York City almost 56 years ago, the 15-foot bronze statue pictured on the cover stood in a park in Hiroshima, Japan, just over a mile from ground zero of the atomic bomb blast of August 6, 1945. Unlike most of the buildings in the city, the bronze figure of Shinran Shonin […]

By Rachel Hiles

Magazine

Behind the scenes of the Summer 2011 cover shoot

On a bright and windy April afternoon three Tricycle staff members met photographer Lisa Elmaleh on 106th Street and Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. There, we conducted a 4 hour photo shoot of a 15-foot bronze statue of Shinran Shonin (the 12th-13th century Japanese Buddhist monk who founded Jodo Shinshu (Shin) […]

By Rachel Hiles

Magazine Personal Reflections

An Interview with Venerable Pannavati Karuna

Profession: Co-Abbot, Embracing Simplicity Hermitage; Founder of My Place  Age: 60Location: Hendersonville, North CarolinaWhere did you grow up? I grew up in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding Maryland area. What was your religious upbringing? I was raised as a Baptist Christian. How did you get from the Baptist church to Buddhism? I felt the love […]

By Rachel Hiles

Magazine

Good Work Spring 2011

A Spinal Injury SanghaIn August of 2000, Kanak Mani Dixit, an editor and publisher from Kathmandu, Nepal, set out on a trek around the Annapurna Circuit trail, several hours north of his home. After he failed to return to Kathmandu a few days later, his brother went out in search of Dixit and eventually discovered […]

By Sam Mowe, Rachel Hiles
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