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Vipassana Romance (V.R., for short)

Who hasn’t fallen in love while meditating? A silent stranger sitting upright and attractive on a cushion across the floor—obviously your enlightened soulmate. His delicate fingers resting on his lap. The way she thoughtfully holds each breath before exhaling. And we already have so much in common! Pagan Kennedy has an article in the New […]

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Religion and roommates

Should it matter what religion or faith your roommates adhere to? A recent New York Times article suggests that when it comes to selecting roommates, religion can be a key factor. Christians, Jews, Hindus, and Buddhists alike seek living arrangements where practice won’t be an issue: Olivia Magdelene, 30, a Buddhist, is not looking for […]

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Dinosaurs in Thailand

On Monday the Science section of the New York Times published “Old Bones Yield a New Age of Dinosaurs in Thailand,” an article that reveals Thailand’s rich prehistoric past. According to the Times, Thailand was “teeming” with dinosaurs starting around 200 million years ago. Now, during periods of heavy rain, giant dinosaur bones wash ashore […]

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Things to consider as your parents age

Tricycle contributing editor Katy Butler recently interviewed Jeff Bridges for our upcoming August issue, and, as frequent visitors to our site know by now, you can watch Jeff and Bernie Glassman shooting the breeze in our two-part online interview. Katy is a longtime contributor to Tricycle and an accomplished journalist in her own right. Her […]

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Everybody Loves Wendy

Who’s the greenest of them all? Our vote gets cast for Tricycle columnist and Zen gardener Wendy Johnson, the subject of a big splashy ol’ profile in the New York Times Home and Garden section (“Dharma in the Dirt,” May 8, 2008). Wendy’s “On Gardening” column has been a prize rose of the Tricycle garden […]

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