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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Jan. 5, 2019

Monks’ videos prove they can juggle and skateboard in robes, the Dalai Lama congratulates Nancy Pelosi, and a Buddhist rebel group kills 13 cops in Myanmar. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Matthew Abrahams
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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Dec. 15, 2018

Colorado police investigate Shambhala, Twitter’s chief is “tone deaf” after Myanmar retreat, and Trump’s lawyer tries to stop mindfulness in schools. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Matthew Abrahams

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Buddha Buzz: Dharma & Psychology, Buddhists on Twitter, and Simpler Friendships

Sweeping Zen recently posted a great interview with David Loy, a Buddhist philosopher and frequent Tricycle contributor, and among the topics discussed was the relationship between Buddhism and Psychology. We’ve found that this topic is surprisingly controversial, as reflected by the lengthy ongoing debate at “Human Nature, Buddha Nature,” an interview with psychologist John Welwood […]

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Comments on Pleasure and Pain

We’ve reached the end of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Tricycle Retreat on the Eight Worldy Concerns. This week, Jetsunma will not be able to respond to questions until the weekend. The comments concerning Jetsunma’s teaching on Pleasure and Pain have certainly been thought-provoking. One retreatant writes: Some might say we are what we fear. What do […]

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Rinzai Zen Zuiganji Temple Offered As Refuge for Tsunami Victims

“At the bottom of great doubt lies great awakening.” -Hakuin Ekaku, the great Zen master revered for revitalizing the Rinzai Zen tradition in Japan. The Zuiganji temple in Matsushima is a very important and historically significant temple in the Rinzai tradition of Zen Buddhism. Sadly, Matsushima was one of the areas hit hard by the […]

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Top 5 Buddhists on Twitter (That You Don’t Follow)


Before somebody cries foul, let me be clear: you won’t find the Buddhist big-twitters on this list. Everybody knows the Dalai Lama is worth following (or at least, as of this moment, 560,521 tweeps think so). Instead, this list is meant to highlight five Buddhists on Twitter that you might not already know about. The […]

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