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— Episode #64

‘Music or Madness, It’s Up to You’

With Ruth Ozeki
‘Music or Madness, It’s Up to You’

On the release of her new novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, Ruth Ozeki joins Tricycle’s editor-in-chief James Shaheen to discuss the redemptive power of writing, the interplay between creativity and madness, and relational modes of healing.

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— Episode #2

Every Moment Is a Bardo

With Ann Tashi Slater
Every Moment Is a Bardo

In the latest episode of Life As It Is, Ann Tashi Slater joins co-hosts James Shaheen and Sharon Salzberg to discuss near-death experiences, end-of-life rituals, and what the living can learn from The Tibetan Book of the Dead.

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— Episode #63

The Anxiety of Return

With Josh Korda
The Anxiety of Return

In today’s episode of Tricycle Talks, Josh Korda, a counselor and the guiding teacher at Dharma Punx NYC, offers a more skillful way to manage life’s stressors and live with greater ease.

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— Episode #62

Inside Tricycle’s Fall 2021 Issue

With Jordan Quaglia, Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, and Ira Helderman
Inside <i>Tricycle’s</i> Fall 2021 Issue

In this episode of Tricycle Talks, editor-in-chief James Shaheen is joined by three contributors—Jordan Quaglia, Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, and Ira Helderman—to take a closer look at our Fall 2021 issue.

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— Episode #1

Diseases of the Heart

With Daisy Hernández
Diseases of the Heart

In this episode of Tricycle’s new podcast series, Life As It Is, Tricycle contributing editor Daisy Hernández shares the undertold story of a parasitic disease that disproportionately affects Hispanic communities.

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— Episode #61

The Hungry Ghosts Among Us

With Andy Rotman
The Hungry Ghosts Among Us

In today’s episode of Tricycle Talks, Andy Rotman, a scholar of South Asian religions and author of Hungry Ghosts, introduces us to the denizens of Buddhist hell who are driven by greed and meanness. These ancient ghost stories, Rotman says, can help us make sense of our darker sides and engage with the pain and suffering of others.

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— Episode #60

How a Buddhist Mom and Activist Took on the National Rifle Association

With Shannon Watts
How a Buddhist Mom and Activist Took on the National Rifle Association

In the latest episode of Tricycle Talks, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, tells Tricycle’s editor-in-chief James Shaheen and cohost Sharon Salzberg about what it’s like to work with communities afflicted by gun violence and how her Buddhist meditation practice has kept her in the fight despite Twitter trolls and fierce pushback from the National Rifle Association.

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— Episode #59

Tired of Pretending to Be Me

With Joseph Goldstein
Tired of Pretending to Be Me

In today’s episode, Tricycle’s editor-in-chief James Shaheen sits down with Joseph Goldstein, cofounder and guiding teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, who recently emerged from a 3-month silent retreat. They discuss the value and challenges of a long retreat, the wisdom of investigation and curiosity, and why we need to make more room for joy and humor on retreat and off. At the end of the conversation, Joseph leads a brief mindfulness meditation to re-ground ourselves in the present moment.

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— Episode #14

Interconnectedness with Nature

With Dekila Chungyalpa
Interconnectedness with Nature

Dekila Chungyalpa is a conservation scientist and director of the Loka Initiative, a faith-based, climate-activism program. In this episode, Dekila shares a practice to strengthen our interconnectedness with the natural world using awareness and breathing.

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— Episode #58

Inside Tricycle’s Summer 2021 Issue

With Mindy Newman, Kaia Fischer, Souvankham Thammavongsa, and Kenneth Tanaka
Inside <i>Tricycle’s</i> Summer 2021 Issue

In this episode of Tricycle Talks, editor-in-chief James Shaheen is joined by four contributors—Mindy Newman, Kaia Fischer, Souvankham Thammavongsa, and Kenneth Tanaka—to take a closer look at our Summer 2021 issue.

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Buddhist films and discussion for the Tricycle Community

my america honk if you love buddha

My America…or Honk If You Love Buddha

Join Japanese American director Renee Tajima-Peña on her road trip exploring the Asian American cultural landscape at the end of the 20th century. Tackling the topics of racial politics, xenophobia, and immigration with curiosity and irreverence, Tajima-Peña tries to answer the question “What does it mean to be Asian American?”

By Renee Tajima-Peña

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