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MeditationMagazine | Special Section

Awakening to Anger

A teacher, translator, and disciple of Kalu Rinpoche speaks with Tricycle about how the Tibetan lojong or “mind training” teachings can shift the soil in which anger grows.

By Ken McLeod


Magazine | Feature

Life’s Not A Problem

Amy Gross interviews Zen teacher Charlotte Joko Beck about everyday practice, American Buddhism, and making koans out of monkeyshines.

By Tricycle

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Magazine | Editors View

Not Yet

“A special section on anger? But I thought Buddhists weren’t supposed to get angry?” I kept hearing this as we prepared “Seeing Red: Practicing with Anger.” Often enough, the verbal response was followed by a giggle,…

By Helen Tworkov

Magazine | Letters

Letters To The Editor Summer 1998

The Dorje Shugden Debate, Part II Shugden controversy. You have once again proved your commitment to open dialogue and fearlessness and have raised the controversy to the level of an honest debate—a time-honored tradition of settling…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Afterword

The Way

In a coda to Sitting: A Guide to Buddhist Meditation, Diana St. Ruth describes the fruits of freedom.

By Diana St. Ruth

IdeasMagazine | From The Academy

Performative Utterance

One of the occupational hazards of being a professor of Buddhism, at least in the United States, is that one is inevitably asked at some point during the semester, “Are you a Buddhist?” Sometimes at the…

By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Magazine | In the News

In the News Summer 1998

In Memorium: Jishu Holmes Zen teacher Sandra Jishu Angyo Holmes died of heart failure on March 20 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at age fifty-seven. Sensei Holmes, together with her husband, Roshi Bernie Glassman, co-founded the Zen…

By Tricycle

Magazine | On Gardening

No Trace

A few miles north of Green Gulch Farm is Muir Woods National Monument, a pristine stand of old-growth redwoods. Lately, I’m there a lot helping to pickax open the seized soil in Bohemian Grove so that…

By Wendy Johnson

CultureMagazine | Reviews

Dirty Laundry: 100 Days in a Zen Monastery

Dirty Laundry: 100 Days in a Zen MonasteryRobert Winson and Miriam SaganLa Alameda Press: Albuquerque, 1997200 pp., $14.00 (paper) On New Year’s Day 1992, a Zen priest named Robert Winson and his wife, the poet Miriam…

By Michael Haederle

IdeasMagazine | On Translation

The Semantics of Samadhi

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. —Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) With all your science can you tell how it is, and whence it is that light comes into the soul? —Henry…

By James Austin