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Two Poems by Patrice Mason

I was very happy to find these two poems by Patrice Mason waiting for me in my inbox this morning…   To all you practitioner poets, writers, and artists out there, please feel free to submit creative offerings for the blog at tricycle@tricycle.com

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Buddhist Teachers on Facebook

A 10-second history of the internet: First, there was a Big Bang (millions of individual little websites spewing out randomly into a vast virtual cosmos) followed by a Big Crunch (everybody slamming together onto social networking sites) then evolution (various websites fighting for survival and the top spot in a brutal Darwinian mess). In recent […]

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Watch: Bhikkhu Bodhi on Buddhism for the Post-Modern Mind

“I’ve come to an understanding that the dharma, to be really living, vitally important, and to be a dharma that is alive and blows open the mind, has to be applied against the background of the period of history we’re living in and directed not only to the great universal problems that all humans face […]

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NPR: Beijing finds common cause with Chinese Buddhists

NPR’s Louisa Lim writes on the government in Beijing’s relationship with Buddhists in China. Obviously it’s a relationship with a great deal of tension. Too much is made of the Chinese government’s official atheism: In practice, Communist governments have almost always come to some sort of agreement with the religious authorities of their countries, and […]

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