A calming exercise
A calming exercise
An introduction to the special section
Fear is a part of human nature, so there is little point in forcing ourselves to overcome it or pretending to be unaffected by it. In fact, we do so at our peril.
A daughter faces her fears and speaks the truth about her mother’s once undocumented status.
One practitioner’s journey to learn how to resettle her body and mind after a near-death experience
When you embrace your emotional experience, anxiety fades away.
Ancient wisdom for the modern age
A mother adjusts to her son’s new way of being in the world.
The Japanese monastic tradition of forest stewardship goes back centuries.
Love letters between Buddhist visionaries in contemporary Tibet
The creations of culture are far more than high-status objects—they connect us with otherwise inaccessible worlds that reach across individual time and place.
A memoirist documents her final months.
Demystifying the Abhidharma
All the latest in Buddhist goings-on: books, news, and more
A new graphic novel details the life of Tibet’s most famous—and possibly final—Dalai Lama.
Q&A with Kodo Nishimura, makeup artist and Buddhist monk
Three contemporary Buddhist teachers discuss their take on what’s traditionally known as “the four noble truths”: why they believe the term has been mistranslated and the concepts behind it misunderstood.
A selection of letters sent by Tricycle readers
A letter from Tricycle’s editor
Meet South Carolina Dharma group, a Tibetan Gelugpa sangha.
Select wisdom from sources old and new
Artist Amanda Giacomini is on a quest to paint 10,000 Buddhas.
Two teachings to instill inspiration when we feel paralyzed by despair
A practice to complement meditation
Covering the latest in Buddhist publishing
Caitlin Van Dusen reviews three meditation apps: Chop Wood Daily Mindfulness Challenge, Simple Habit, and Meditation Studio.
A brief excerpt from Zen Master Raven: The Teachings of a Wise Old Bird
The Buddha’s superheroes, “two bright qualities [that] protect the world”
Interfaith chaplain and dharma teacher Pamela Gayle White discusses the meaning of belief.
Gotham Greens lettuce is infused with beneficial Buddhist vibes thanks to the 40 or so Tibetans employed by the Brooklyn-based growers.
Longtime columnist Wendy Johnson reflects on the meanings (and uses) of sage.
“What happened to controlled, contemplative tippling?”