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New Downloadable Transcripts for Tricycle Online Retreats

  We are happy to announce that from now on, all of our online, four-week retreats will have downloadable transcripts for the hearing impaired. The transcripts for our current retreat with Segyu Rinpoche, and for all retreats in the future, can be found under “Supplementary Materials,” on the right hand side of each retreat teaching […]

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Buddha Buzz: Buddhist-Muslim Relations and a Harlem Shake Koan

Many predominantly Buddhist countries in lower Asia are also home to substantial populations of Muslims. Likewise, a number of Muslim countries are home to Buddhist minorities. Majority-minority relations can be contentious, but add ethno-religious lines to the mix and things can easily degenerate from prejudicial policy-making to unbridled violence. (Take Rakhine Buddhist violence against the […]

By Alex Caring-Lobel

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The Dangers of Spirituality

In recent decades, the decline of religious belief and affiliation in the West has been accompanied by a steady increase of interest in “spirituality” and the deployment of the term. The word has come a long way from its Christian roots to encompass alternative and mystic traditions from a number of religious traditions, and, more […]

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New York Insight Community Drop-in Hours

Good news for all you dharma bums in NYC! Our friends (and neighbors—they’re just a couple blocks away from the Trike offices) over at NY Insight have opened their beautiful center for community use during the afternoon and evening on weekdays. Drop in to read, relax, or chat quietly with friends. The small room is […]

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Buddha Buzz: Buddhist News from Around the World, Week of September 3

Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink. These days when I read about Buddhism in the mainstream media—heck, when I read about Buddhism in the Buddhist media—it’s more like, mindfulness, mindfulness, everywhere, and not a drop of dharma. It’s not that I have anything against mindfulness. It’s just that I can’t jump on […]

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Call for Submissions from Vipassana Journal Inquiring Mind

The following announcement came to us from our friends at Inquiring Mind, a donation-supported, semiannual journal of the Vipassana community. The publication is excellent, and to make matters even better, author, Tricycle contributor, and previous Turning Wheel editor Susan Moon is guest editing the upcoming issue. We don’t know exactly what she and the other […]

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Tricycle Trolls

Internet troll (from Urban Dictionary): 1. Noun. One who posts a deliberately provocative message to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument. 2. Noun. A person whose sole purpose in life is to seek out people to argue with on the Internet over extrememly trivial issues. Such arguments […]

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