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Shelly Tygielski

Trike Daily News

Tricycle’s Highlights From the Week

A podcast interview with Shelly Tygielski on her work supporting refugees from Ukraine, a dharma talk on the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and an excerpt from poet and essayist Diana Goetsch’s new book, This Body I Wore.

By Tricycle
Grand Palace Bangkok

Trike DailyNews

The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Will Reopen Monday After COVID-19 Closure

Thailand loosens travel restrictions to encourage tourism, but only 42 percent of Thai population is fully vaccinated. Plus, Tibetans will speak at UN climate conference and San Francisco Zen Center releases Suzuki Roshi audio archive. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

Alison Spiegel, Amanda Lim Patton, and Daniel Ilan Cohen Thin
dhammakaya temple record

Magazine

Temple Sets Record with 330,000 Candles

Monks at a temple on the outskirts of Bangkok lit 330,000 candles on Earth Day 2021, setting the Guinness World Record for largest burning image, according to Agence France-Presse. The candles, arranged around the Dhammakaya Temple’s central shrine, depicted a world map, a meditating figure, and the event’s slogan: “Cleanse the Mind, Cleanse the World.” […]

By Amanda Lim Patton
amazon meditation booth

Magazine

Amazon Tells Tired Workers to Meditate

In a new initiative, Amazon is inviting employees to calm their minds while their bodies are worked to the bone. The company, widely criticized for its grueling working conditions, has installed meditation kiosks in its warehouses where employees can watch videos of guided meditations and other “easy-to-follow well-being activities,” a press release said. If you […]

By Alison Spiegel
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