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IdeasMagazine | Feature

The Wheel

Sometime in the early eighties, I spent a few weeks in Hawaii, living in a cabin near the crater of the volcano called Kiluaea. Trees, flowers, and birds were all about. The daylight had a kind…

By Leonard Michaels


Magazine | Reviews

The Future of Peace’ by Scott A. Hunt

The Future of Peace:On the Front Lines with the World’s Great PeacemakersScott A. HuntHarperSanFrancisco, 2002384 pp.; $24.95 (cloth) UC Berkeley Buddhism professor Scott A. Hunt has assembled a collection of profiles of men and women he…

By Joseph Hooper

Magazine | Contributors

Contributors Winter 2002

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is a meditation teacher, writer, and scientist. He recently retired from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and…

By Tricycle

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Insights

Zen Moorings

Marshall Glickman traces his journey to Zen from his first half-lotus to his encounters with the kyosaku stick to his ultimate discovery of the “cosmic dance."

By Marshall Glickman

Magazine | Reviews

Equals’ by Philip Godwin

EqualsAdam PhillipsNew York: Basic Books, 2002272 pp.; $25.00 (cloth) Perhaps you have experienced the profound shock—or the mild amusement—that comes from finding yourself in a therapist’s office, eager to start working on your past, and with…

By Andrew Goodwin

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TeachingsMagazine | Interview

Living Two Traditions

Vipassana and Zen teacher Gil Fronsdal talks to Tricycle about teaching and practicing in two traditions. Also includes Intolerance to Suffering: A dharma talk by Gil Fronsdal

Interview with Gil Fronsdal by James Shaheen

Personal ReflectionsMagazine | On Gardening

Against the Grain

For the last few days I have been lost in the thicket of the Indian summer garden, gathering the ripe seed of Galactic lettuce, Russian sunflowers, and multi-hued quinoa that hails from the Andean highlands. My…

By Wendy Johnson

Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Winter 2002

A Body of PraiseIn the more than ten years I have subscribed to Tricycle, I can’t remember a more engaging issue than the last (Fall 2002). I have often wondered why Tricycle has never addressed in…

By Tricycle

CultureMagazine | Insights

Returning to Occurrence

Rooted in ancient Taoist and Ch’an Buddhist thought, China’s “rivers-and-mountains” poetry represents one of the earliest encounters between wilderness and literature.

By David Hinton

IdeasMagazine | Interview

Democracy in Exile

Samdhong Rinpoche, the first democratically elected chairman of the Tibetan Cabinet-in-Exile, discusses the challenges of building a Buddhist democracy.

By Tricycle

Magazine | Editors View

The Wisdom of No View

“The very belief that violence is unavoidable is a root cause of violence,” Samdong Rinpoche, the newly elected leader of Tibet’s Government-in-Exile, commented in a recent conversation with Tricycle. Far from advocating violence as a means…

By James Shaheen

Magazine | Reviews

Books in Brief Winter 2002

The Art of Just Sitting:Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of ShikantazaJohn Daido Loori, ed.Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2002256 pp.; $16.95 (cloth) “Just sit” is one of the most commonly heard—and least understood—phrases associated with Zen Buddhism.…

By Tricycle

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