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New Books: Rude Awakenings

Rude Awakenings:Two Englishmen on Foot in Buddhism’s Holy LandBy Ajahn Sucitto and Nick ScottPublished by Wisdom Publicationswww.wisdompubs.org In this excerpt, Nick and Ajahn are welcomed to India by beggars, taxi-drivers, and some very noisy wildlife. CHAPTER 1 PILGRIM’S WAY AJAHN SUCITTO “Chomp, chomp, chomp! Slurp!” Something devilish about that sound, a deliberately provocative assault on […]

[ Ajahn, Sucitto] and [Nick, Scott] Tricycle

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Cleveland Zen Teacher Woos Zen Coach

The head priest of the Jijuyu-ji Zen Group has put in a good word for Cleveland with basketball’s “Zen Coach” Phil Jackson, who is weighing various offers with teams around the country. According to The New York Times, Dean Williams, resident priest at Jijuyu-ji, says Cleveland is ready for Jackson: “People are talking about it, […]

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In the News Summer 2001

Fading Hope The Dalai Lama makes a much-anticipated return to the United Stares this May. During his monthlong stay he will visit the cities of Minneapolis, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Salt Lake City. Public events in the six cities have been sold out weeks in advance, with some organizers scrambling to […]

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In the News Spring 2001

TIBET MAKES CONTACT: China makes demands At a December 4 news conference held in Dharamsala, India, the Dalai Lama announced that contact between Beijing and the Tibetan government-in-exile has been reestablished. The Dalai Lama told the assembled audience that his brother, Gyalo Thondup, made a secret visit to China in late October and returned with […]

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In the News Winter 2000

In Memoriam: Trevor Leggett Trevor Leggett (1914-2000), the prolific Zen author, died on August 1 in London. Leggett was, by all accounts, a man of considerable talents and extensive interests. He was a law graduate, an accomplished pianist, a fluent Japanese speaker, a Sanskrit scholar, and the author of more than thirty books, including many […]

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News: Fall 2000

Change Your Mind Day In 1994 a few hundred people gathered in Central Park to attend Tricycle’s first Change Your Mind Day. The magazine’s board had agreed on a day of free Buddhist meditation instruction as a way of reaching out to the community, making dharma more accessible, and bringing together members of different sanghas. […]

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In the News Summer 2000

TEMPLE AMNESIA Vice President Al Gore still isn’t out of the woods regarding his controversial visit to Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple in southern California in April 1996. He has said he thought the event was “community outreach,” not a fund-raiser, and that the $55,000 the visit netted was raised without his knowledge. In a press […]

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Suppression or Freedom? A Special Report from China

The Chinese government’s recent crackdown on China’s Falun Gong religious sect has had only limited effect. The biggest result is a temperature rise in the hothouse of Chinese religious politics. This and other recent events again highlight the severe contridictions in China’s “commitment to allowing religious freedom” and its need to suppress what it views […]

By Li Wenming
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