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Stories That Surprise Us

Historical study should have the effect of making what is very familiar look different or even in some ways strange. –Elaine Pagels (“Saved by History,” Tricycle, Summer 2005) We’ve grown so used to hearing stories about how Buddhism came West that we imagine we’ve got a pretty good idea how it all came about. That […]

By James Shaheen


The Buddhist Review

I’ll ask a question at the risk of not being able to answer it: how can a magazine call itself “The Buddhist Review,” as Tricycle does, when Buddhist schools are so diverse that some scholars and teachers consider them different religions? All of us who work at the magazine and probably all who write for […]

By James Shaheen
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