Meditation Food

Mindful Eating: You Saw It Here First

Mindful eating has hit the New York Times! One of our sharp-eyed editors spied this article yesterday in the Dining and Wine section of the Gray Lady: “Mindful Eating as Food for Thought.” In it, Jeff…

By Tricycle

Awake in the World

PHOTOS: BGR’s Walk to Feed the Hungry

Buddhist Global Relief hosted its second annual Walk to Feed the Hungry event in New York City last weekend. Bhante Buddharakkhita led a large group of walkers up and down a beautiful stretch of Riverside Park,…

By Tricycle

Teachings Zen Buddhism

Just Right

Not so long ago I read the “new” Suzuki Roshi book, Not Always So (published in 2003.) I thought, wow, these guys did a great job, it’s exactly like Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind! But when I…

By Tricycle

World Food Crisis; Street Zen

The world food crisis: Scientists and economists worry that the reallocation of scarce water resources — away from rice and other grains and toward more lucrative crops and livestock — threatens poor countries that import rice…

By Tricycle

Nepal’s Election; World Food Crisis; How to Cook Your Life

Nepal’s election is here, but it may be dangerous to vote. Manjushree Thapa writes: Democracy may be imperfect, but unlike absolute systems like Maoism and monarchism, it incorporates mechanisms to correct its own flaws. So, yes:…

By Tricycle

CultureMagazine | Feature

Rearranging the Clouds

With chaos all around—plus a teenager who bakes her boots in the oven—a chef is served tasty doses of dharma in a Tibetan center kitchen.

By Kimberley Snow

MeditationMagazine | Special Section

Reading the Mountain

I take a level course along a steep north-facing slope, the bag of acorns tied to my belt slapping against my outer thigh. Every three strides, I jam the shovel down through ash, open a crack…

By Ben Haggard

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