A Love Story
A Love Story
How prayer can put us in touch with something that is infinitely greater than we are—that is, mind itself
Everything you wanted to know about karma but were afraid to ask
An interview with Donald S. Lopez Jr. on the biography of one of Buddhism’s most influential texts
The life of Tomoe Katagiri, American Zen’s great sewing matriarch
Forget Johannes Gutenberg. The first person to ever make a book printed with moveable metal type was named Choe Yun-ui.
One woman’s quest to revive an ancient pilgrimage on a tiny Japanese Island
The entrance of Buddhist ethics into the modern world
A selection of letters sent by Tricycle readers
A letter from Tricycle’s editor
Featured contributors include Amie Barrodale, Seth Zuiho Segall, and Xiang Guohua.
All the latest in Buddhist goings-on: books, news, and more
Select wisdom from sources old and new
Q&A with Oshin Liam Jennings, advocate for the differently abled
“Waves,” a poem by Cho Oh-Hyun
To hope to have no faults is to realize that you do have faults, and that that in itself is to be faultless.
What happens when we ask ourselves: what do we care about most?
Clancy Martin on the extreme generosity of do-gooders
Caitlin Van Dusen tries three meditation apps
The Venerable Sayadaw U Pandita’s last advice for attaining peace in our inner and outer worlds
Covering the latest in Buddhist publishing
Two years ago, my wife, Stephanie, and I decided to move to Toronto from our home in Los Angeles to be nearer to our families. Among other things, this meant leaving our jobs—in my case, a career as a tenured professor and department chair at a Buddhist-founded university. While I was ready for a career […]
“I was stressed out, burned out, and divorced. And then I started doing yoga.” This is how many people I have spoken to in the course of my research describe their path to mindfulness. Like yoga, mindfulness has had a tremendous impact on the lives of individuals who are searching for mooring in the midst […]
I learned to meditate when I was 8 years old, though I did not know it at the time. I was beset by terrible headaches, and the doctors did not know their cause. In retrospect, I think it was the glue—I was an avid model builder—but whether that was the cause or not, the result […]
We have a simple wooden Buddha figure on our home altar. During a surfing holiday in Bali, our son Jesse purchased this Buddha from a seaside craftsman. Jesse asked forgiveness of the Buddha before wrapping him in old T-shirts and a salty towel and hauling the World- Honored One home to the Left Coast of […]