The Buddhist Review
Back Issues

In This Issue


MeditationMagazine | Feature

New Body, Old Mind

After a harrowing escape from Chinese-controlled Tibet two years ago, Ugyen Trinley Dorje, the fifteen-year-old Karmapa, walked into the bright glare of the world stage. Journalist Swati Chopra profiles a leader-in-the-making.

By Swati Chopra

Magazine | Feature

The Secret of Perfect Recall

Erik Pema Kunsang (Erik Hein Schmidt), a native of Denmark, is the publisher of Rangjung Yeshe Publications, which translates contemporary Tibetan teachings and classical Buddhist texts into English. He studied under Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and many…

By Erik Kunsang


Magazine | Reviews

Books in Brief Spring 2002

Classics of Buddhism and Zen: The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary Shambhala Publications: Boston, 2001720 pp. in 4 volumes $175.00 (cloth) In four hardbound volumes representing twenty-two separate works, here is a handsome set of acclaimed…

By Tricycle

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | On Gardening


Whatever you have to say, leave the roots on, let themdangleAnd the dirtjust to make clearWhere they come from. —Charles Olsen Winter rain, falling for ten thousand years. I celebrate Groundhog Day on my hands and…

By Wendy Johnson

Magazine | Reviews

Cutting Through Fear

Cutting Through Fear:A Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating Compassion and Courage By Tsultrim Allione Sounds True: 2001 Audio Series: 2.5 hours, 2 cassettes, $19.95 By the time the Chinese swept in in 1959, information technology in…

By Anne Seidlitz

Magazine | Contributors

Contributors Spring 2002

Soko Morinaga Roshi, (“Dharma Talk”) was ordained as a Zen monk in Japan in 1948 and trained in the monastery at Daitokuji, eventually receiving the seal of dharma transmission from Sesso Ota Roshi. He died in…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Afterword

Absolute Relativity

Time and again the passion for understanding has led to the illusion that man is able to comprehend the objective world rationally by pure thought without any empirical foundations—in short, by metaphysics. —Albert Einstein By becoming…

By Thomas McFarlane

Magazine | Editors View

A Word of Dissent

A friend of mine who begins each morning on the cushion used to get on my nerves carrying on about oceanic oneness. Not long after September 11, though, he was hopping mad and pinning his hopes…

By James Shaheen

Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Spring 2002

Tricycle welcomes letters to the editor. Letters are subject to editing. Please send correspondence to: Tricycle: The Buddhist Review92 Vandam StreetNew York, NY 10013Fax: (212) 645-1493E-mail address: Absolute Dharma? In his illuminating article “One Dharma”…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Ancestors

Tea on the Dead Sea

Soen Nakagawa Roshi (1907-1984) figured greatly in the transmission of Zen to the West. In the wild antics of this late teacher, Sean Murphy finds wisdom and a mischievous heart

By Sean Murphy

Tricycle is more than a magazine

Subscribe now for dharma talks, e-books, and more

Subscribe now


MeditationMagazine | Column

Responding to Tragedy

As Tricycle’s contact for the Dharma Directory, I had the unusual privilege of speaking with practitioners from dozens of Buddhist communities across the country in the weeks following the September 11th attacks. From my conversations and…

By Tammy Greenstein