Personal Reflections Holidays
On New Years Eve, ringing bells remind us of our potential for connection and collective liberation.
Tricycle’s Buddhist Gift Guide 2022
Ideas for compassionate presents that spread joy and reduce harm
The Origin of Obon
A closer look at the Ullambana Sutra reminds us that the holiday is as much about us giving to our ancestors as it is about the gifts they give to us.
9 Stories That Offer Insight Into the Challenges and Joys of Being a Mother
In honor of Mother’s Day, revisit these stories from Tricycle's archive.
Found in Translation
Exploring the Day of the Dead, a writer learns to reframe painful past experiences and let go.
Why We Celebrate Ohigan
For Shin Buddhists, the equinox represents a time when nature and the universe are in harmony and is the perfect time to praise the Buddha’s boundless compassion
On Memory, Rituals, and the Spirit of Obon
Shin Buddhist minister Rev. Blayne Higa reflects on the annual festival of remembrance for one’s ancestors, and how to honor the holiday even while we’re apart.
For the First Time Ever, the White House Celebrates Vesak, the Buddha’s Birthday
Representatives from the three major Buddhist traditions gathered for prayers and candle lighting.
Three Buddhist Romeos
This Valentine’s Day, Tricycle revisits the lives of three Buddhists who broke tradition for love.
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