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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

Trike DailySociety & Environment

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 […]

By Tricycle

Trike DailySociety & Environment

Earth Day: The World Without Us

Happy Earth Day to all! May all beings wake up to the beauty and gravity of our planet! Here is part of a conversation between environmental journalist Alan Weisman and Tricycle contributing editor Clark Strand (see his writings on “Green Meditation” in the most recent issue of Tricycle) about global warming, population control, and what […]

By Tricycle

Trike DailySociety & Environment

Earth-touching articles from Tricycle

Mara is tired and cranky. The demon tempter has tried everything in his power to prevent this sitting man from attaining his goal, and now he’s finally out of tricks. In a desperate last hurrah to stop Siddhartha he sputters: So you think you’re going to wake up, do you? Go on then, become a […]

By Tricycle
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