David Loy

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Buddha Buzz: Dharma & Psychology, Buddhists on Twitter, and Simpler Friendships

Sweeping Zen recently posted a great interview with David Loy, a Buddhist philosopher and frequent Tricycle contributor, and among the topics discussed was the relationship between Buddhism and Psychology. We’ve found that this topic is surprisingly controversial, as reflected by the lengthy ongoing debate at “Human Nature, Buddha Nature,” an interview with psychologist John Welwood […]

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Comments on Pleasure and Pain

We’ve reached the end of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Tricycle Retreat on the Eight Worldy Concerns. This week, Jetsunma will not be able to respond to questions until the weekend. The comments concerning Jetsunma’s teaching on Pleasure and Pain have certainly been thought-provoking. One retreatant writes: Some might say we are what we fear. What do […]

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Turtles all the way down

This comic, recently sent my way by a good friend and former Tricycle intern, seemed worth sharing. I appreciate the message and the turtle instantly reminded me of a passage from David Loy’s The World is Made of Stories, recently reviewed by Alan Senuake for Tricycle. From The World is Made of Stories: According to […]

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Good Earth Day

Hello Earth. What can we say to you on a day like today—your day—when the glaciers are melting and the rivers are rising? That we’re sorry? We know that you’re sick. We know that we’ve taken advantage of you, that we’re responsible for your dangerously high temperatures. Should we apologize to you on your big […]

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Nagarjuna in Buddhist art

The object of knowledge in dream is not seen when one awakes. Similarly the world disappears to him who is awakened from the darkness of ignorance. The creation of illusion is nothing but illusion. When everything is compound there is nothing which can be regarded as a real thing. Such is the nature of all […]

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The World is Made of Stories: To Understand is to Story

The September Tricycle Book Club is underway, and we’re discussing David Loy’s The World is Made of Stories. Join the conversation here (sign up is free and easy!). From the first chapter of The World is Made of Stories: If the world is made of stories, stories are not just stories. They teach us what […]

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At the Tricycle Book Club: An Interview With David Loy

David Loy is going to be at the Tricycle Book Club Monday, September 20 to discuss his latest book, The World is Made of Stories. If you are planning on joining the conversation (or aren’t sure yet and need some convincing), you will enjoy listening to a Q&A about the book between Loy and Tricycle‘s […]

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