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just power

IdeasMagazine | Feature

Just Power

In a talk given at Smith College, Helen Tworkov reflects on a half century of American Buddhist women and reimagines the future of power.

By Helen Tworkov

flow and zen buddhism

IdeasMagazine | Feature

The Transcendent Imperative

At a time when our spiritual traditions struggle to remain relevant in a culture dominated by scientific materialism, Andrew Cooper considers the pros and cons of a new religious model based on the psychology of “flow.”

By Andrew Cooper


Magazine | Insights

No Shortcuts

Paul Breiter visits revered Thai teacher Ajahn Chah on his first trip to America.

By Paul Breiter

Magazine | Reviews

Books in Brief Winter 2005

In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali CanonBhikkhu Bodhi, Ed. & Trans.Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2005496 pp.; $18.95 (paper) Wisdom Publications’ hefty translations of the Pali canon have, for many practitioners, been books…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Contributors

Contributors Winter 2005

Rafi Zabor, whose new book, I, Wabenzi, is excerpted in this issue (“Too Much,”), writes: “The opening of I, Wabenzi was the first aesthetically successful, living thing I was able to write several years into the…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Editors View

The Proof is in the Practice

In recent months, proponents of “intelligent design” have enjoyed remarkable success in pitching to American school boards what amounts to nothing less than stealth creationism. By arguing that this essentially religious notion rises to the level…

By James Shaheen

Magazine | On Events

A New Bottom Line

The first Spiritual Activism Conference offers a hopeful vision for a movement of spiritual progressives—and interesting lessons for engaged Buddhists.

By Phil Catalfo

Magazine | Insights

Buddha Buzz Winter 2005

Reality BitesABC Television put out a casting call this summer for Buddhist families to appear on its reality show Wife Swap. In the show, two wives from two separate families switch lives for eight days: chaos,…

By Tricycle

Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Winter 2005

The Dispute Of HappinessThe Tricycle Fall 2005 issue was one of the best yet! So many articles on happiness, so much to think about—and like all really good discussions, it left me asking so many questions!…

By Tricycle

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