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Video Teaching: Venerable Metteyya on Addiction

To supplement this month’s online retreat, “Making Friends with Your Demons and Hungry Ghosts: Buddhist Tools for Recovery,” we have a special video teaching on addiction by Venerable Metteyya (you might recognize him from Tricycle’s previous interview with him or the PBS documentary The Buddha). In order to discuss addiction from a Buddhist perspective, Metteyya […]

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“The Buddha was a person of color,” an interview with Gina Sharpe

In 2004 Tricycle published an interview with Vipassana teacher Gina Sharpe titled “Does Race Matter in the Meditation Hall?”  in which Sharpe spoke about race and dharma and leading retreats for people of color. Six years later, as she prepares to lead another retreat for people of color at the Garrison Institute, Sharpe spoke with Steve […]

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What’s at Stake as the Dharma Goes Modern?

In “What’s at Stake as the Dharma Goes Modern?” Tricycle contributing editor Linda Heuman explores the challenges posed to contemporary Buddhists and, by extension, to practitioners of all faith traditions by modern assumptions and attitudes. Heuman combines rigorous thought and research with concern for the actual living reality of religious practice: “The experience of being […]

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Tricycle Talk: Juniper’s Lawrence Levy on Buddhist Training for Modern Life

This week’s Tricycle Talk features Lawrence Levy, co-founder of the Juniper school. Levy, former chief financial officer at Pixar, took an early retirement to focus on  Juniper’s work of rendering traditional Gelug teachings in modern idiom. A close friend of Steve Jobs, Levy enlisted the support of Apple’s legendary founder in developing the Juniper school’s […]

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