Magazine

The Buddhist Review

Back Issues
Spring 2007

Subscribe to Read Now Give a Gift Subscription

In This Issue

Special Sections

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Sense Doors

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises According to classical Buddhist teachings, […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Week 4, Thoughts

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises WEEK FOUR: Thoughts You’ve made […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Week Three, Emotions & Hindrances

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises WEEK THREE: Emotions & Hindrances […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Aversion

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises Just as with desire, we […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: The Five Precepts

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises The Five Precepts We begin […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Week Two, The Body

This week we will continue to work with the breath and begin to incorporate other sensations in the body into our meditation practice. For this second week, you are asked to meditate for twenty minutes twice a day and to practice walking meditation for twenty minutes once a day. Instructions follow for working with sensations […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Meditation Supplies

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises The three most common types […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Supplementary Material

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises Posture, Posture, Posture   In […]

By Tricycle

Special Section

Commit to Sit: Week One, The Breath

Commit to Sit: Tricycle’s 28-day meditation challenge Introduction Working with Aversion The Five Precepts Working with Metta Week 1: The Breath Working with Sense Doors Week 2: The Body Seated Meditation Tips Week 3: Emotions & Hindrances Working with Hindrances Week 4: Thoughts Meditation Supplies Supplementary Material 7 Simple Exercises WEEK ONE: The Breath For […]

By Tricycle

Features

Feature

Bread and Stone

How do you recognize an authentic spiritual teacher? By honestly facing up to this age-old question, philosopher Jacob Needleman and his students discover an unexpected truth.

By jacob needleman

Feature

The Great Escape

Vishvapani travels across India to witness thousands of the nation’s underclass take refuge in a new form of Buddhism and break free from the oppressive caste system.

By Vishvapani
Temple
Tricycle is more than a magazine

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

Subscribe now

Departments

On Practice

As If I Were Your Mother

My son was less than twenty-four hours old, and I knew he was going to die. The yellow cotton hat snuggled on his precious head, the brown handknit blanket securing his winging arms, he lay silently in the neonatal-ICU clear plastic crib. Veins no longer pricked, oxygen hood gone, lungs finally clear, he was healthy. […]

By Sarah Aceto

Reviews

Books in Brief

OutriderAnne WaldmanLa Alameda Press, 2006178 pp.; $18.00 (paper) “Outrider is a line of demarcation. It’s words-obsession for the honor, dignity of a mind ill at ease, restless, jumping from desk to orally standing-at-attention, examining itself. A maker of poetry.” This is Anne Waldman’s first of many descriptions of the poetic Outrider tradition celebrated in this […]

By Tricycle

Letters

Letters to the Editor Spring 2007

Myyy Karuna It is a great pleasure whenever Tricycle celebrates the progress of Buddhist nuns. Ven. Karuna Dharma is an inspiration and a wonderful exemplar of Buddhism in the West—forthright, nondogmatic, and innovative in helping Buddhist nuns of every tradition. I hope that your readers will also come to appreciate the achievements of Buddhist nuns […]

By Tricycle

Editors View

Means and Ends

I once asked an Israeli antiwar activist how realistic her hopes for peace were; she had advocated a “one-state” solution in Israel/Palestine, expecting Israelis and Palestinians to live under one flag. Her answer caught me off guard. “How realistic is this?” she shot back, referring to the second intifadah, which was peaking at the time. […]

By James Shaheen

Interview

Found in Translation

How do you take an ancient text written in a dead language and reveal its wisdom to the English-speaking world? Pali Scholar Dr. Peter Masefield discusses the toil and exhilaration of translating the Buddha’s words with Stephen A. Evans.

By Stephen Evans

Contributors

Contributors Spring 2007

Pankaj Mishra, whose essay “The Disappearance of the Spiritual Thinker” appears in this issue, tells us, “I grew up in India reading Western literature and philosophy, and nothing seemed to me to be more attractive than the life of the intellectual. I have lost that reverence and now wonder how intellectuals could have lent their […]

By Tricycle
New to Buddhism?
Start your journey here!