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Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Fall 1996

Hop Hop Hooray Thank you so much for the wonderful interview with Jeffrey Hopkins [Summer 1996], reading which I was inspired to consider the implications of imaginary sexual contact with “a man” as some functional identification—in…

By Tricycle

Magazine | From The Academy

If and When

Last fall I was interviewed on ABC’s “Nightline” in connection with Ted Koppel’s conversation with the Dalai Lama (aired September 13, 1995). The producer asked me what I thought the role of the Dalai Lama would…

By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Magazine | In the News

In the News Fall 1996

CHANGE YOUR MIND At 12:30 p.m. on June 8, Michelle Laporte struck a large brass gong 108 times to initiate Tricycle’s third annual Change Your Mind Day. The setting for this day of meditation in a…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Afterword

Silent Retreat

I felt like I had embarked on a dangerous adventure. I had the sense of doing something scary that I didn’t fully understand, something that could turn out to be more than I could handle. It…

By Joanhogetsu Hoeberichts

Magazine | Editors View

Just Say Maybe

To celebrate our fifth anniversary, we have chosen to focus on a controversial issue that claims both a complex history and a contemporary revival: Buddhism and psychedelics. Dozens of controversies surround the subject of psychedelics. Some…

By Tricycle

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MeditationMagazine | Column

Tool Kit: Lungs

First on the list of items in the Buddha’s tool kit is a pair of lungs. You may experience lapses in mindfulness many times during a single period of meditation, but the lungs remain faithful to…

By Tricycle