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Behind the Scenes Look at Tricycle Artist Beppe Giacobbe

The artist behind our striking cover this issue is Beppe Giacobbe, an artist from Milan. One of the Tricycle staffers found this whimsical, behind-the-scenes video of his work on YouTube last week. Whether he’s doing work for us or for Chevy Spark, who sponsored the video, it seems like Giacobbe’s style remains the same. As […]

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Healing Oneself, Healing the Earth: Second Week of David Loy’s Retreat

In this second week of David Loy’s retreat, he discusses how we can understand the parallels between personal and collective dukkha. By examining the ways that we construct an individual “I” that is separate from those around us, he explains how modern civilizations have separated themselves from the biosphere. He offers a history of where […]

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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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Meditation Month, Day 27: Drowsiness

I am very good at falling asleep. This is probably because I am almost always tired. And I’m never more tired than when I meditate. Especially if I meditate at the end of the day, I’m so excited to have 5 or 10 (or if I’m lucky, 20) minutes of nonactivity that I’m immediately in […]

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Tricycle Pilgrimage to India – Report from Rajgir

This post contains images. View them now Our time in Sarnath was brought to a close after a visit to the outstanding archeological museum and the Alice Project, a not-for-profit school that incorporates meditation from a variety of religious traditions into its curriculum and Buddhist understandings of the mind into its teaching methods. The Project […]

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Buddha Buzz: Buddhism & Interfaith Dialogue

The September 12 issue of The New Yorker features T.K. Nakagaki, a Japanese monk and former abbot of the New York Buddhist Church, and his work organizing a floating 9/11 lantern ceremony on the Hudson River. The article takes a look at interfaith dialogue in light of 9/11-commemoration gatherings. After Rudy Giuliani failed to invite […]

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