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TeachingsMagazine | Feature


Anger,lust — these enemies of mine—Are limbless and devoid of facultiesThey have no bravery, no cleverness;How then have they reduced me to such slavery? I it is who welcome them within my heart,Allowing them to harm…

By Shantiveda


TeachingsMagazine | Parting Words

Parting Words

Thus have I Heard: When the time had come for Gampopa to part from his teacher Milarepa, Milarepa placed the soles of his feet on the top of Gampopa’s head, symbolizing that their work together was…

By Clark Strand

Magazine | Insights

Billion-bhat Buddha Boom Goes Bust

A Buddhist monk in Thailand who earned millions of dollars for charity by energizing amulets with “supernatural powers” said he would stop the practice as he was no longer able to concentrate. The monk, Luang Poh…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Reviews

‘Ordinary Mind’ by Barry Magid

Ordinary Mind:Exploring the Common Ground of Zen and PsychotherapyBy Barry MagidWisdom Publications; Boston 2002 208 pp.; $22.95 (cloth) Americans have never been much for either/or. When presented with choices, and especially when operating as consumers (which…

By John House

Magazine | Insights

Taking A Bath

The next time a community runs low on water, it might hope that monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery in southern India are in the area. Consider recent events at Esalen Institute, the Big Sur, California…

By Allan Hunt Badiner

Magazine | Editors View

Come and See

A recent New York Times article, asserting that “Nonviolence is no longer in fashion,” concluded that Buddhism has become another casualty of the “war on terror,” losing its once popular appeal. Some days later, in a…

By James Shaheen

Magazine | Reviews

Books in Brief Summer 2002

Essence of the Heart Sutra:The Dalai Lama’s Heart of Wisdom TeachingsBy Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai LamaWisdom Publications; Boston, 2002192 pp.: $22.95 (cloth) In the spring of 2001, the Dalai Lama gave teachings on the Heart…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Contributors

Contributors Summer 2002

“I don’t subscribe to the sentimental belief that ‘children are little Zen masters,’” says Contributing Editor Clark Strand, who wrote this issue’s “On Parenting” column, “but I will concede that they often speak the truth. In…

By Tricycle

Magazine | On Practice

The General and the Abbot

When a rebel army took over a Korean town, all fled the Zen temple except the abbot. The rebel general burst into the temple and was incensed to find that the master refused to greet him,…

By Tricycle

IdeasMagazine | Insights

A Lingering Taste

Literature professor and wilderness activist John Elder ruminates on the Japanese game of Go as a metaphor for biological succession—and for the surprising patterns of his own life.

By John Elder

Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Summer 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 Violent Compassion Can violence ever constitute an appropriate Buddhist…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Insights

Taking a Bow

Ever wonder what happened to that favorite professor of yours from college? Students of retired Duke University professor of religion Roger Corless needn’t wonder any longer. In his new incarnation as “Dharma Daddy,” Corless has relocated…

By Tricycle

loving the enemy

TeachingsMagazine | On Practice

Loving the Enemy

As a mother would risk her life to protect her only child, even so should one cultivate a limitless heart with regard to all beings. With goodwill for the entire cosmos, cultivate a limitless heart: Above,…

By Tricycle

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