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  • At the Tricycle Book Club: Minding Closely with B. Alan Wallace Paid Member

    Join us at the Tricycle Book Club on Monday, September 5 to participate in a discussion with B. Alan Wallace on his new book, Minding Closely: The Four Applications of Mindfulness.In Minding Closely, Wallace presents a simple but powerful set of techniques for anyone—regardless of tradition, beliefs, or lack thereof—to cultivate mindfulness. Beginning with the basics, Wallace (who has studied mindfulness from a variety of perspectives as a monk, scientist, and Buddhist teacher) encourages us to investigate, and meditate on, the challenging issues we face in life. While reading Minding Closely we're reminded continually of the importance of process as we wonder these big questions. From the preface: More »
  • The World Without Us: An interview with Alan Weisman Paid Member

    If you haven't yet downloaded our 20th anniversary e-book, 20 Years, 20 Teachings, there's still time. It's free to Tricycle Supporting and Sustaining Members. In it you will find many of our most popular writers from the past two decades. Most of the featured articles are from Buddhist teachers, but not all. Award-winning environmental journalist Alan Weisman makes an appearance in our e-book. In an interview with Clark Strand, titled after his best selling book, The World Without Us, Weisman speaks about global warming, population control, and what the world would look like without humans. At a time when natural disasters are becoming increasingly common events, this  is even more relevant today than it was when it was published just a few years ago in 2007. More »
  • Fire Monks: A Q&A with Colleen Morton Busch Paid Member

    Colleen Morton Busch is the author of Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara. She has practiced in the Soto Zen tradition for many years and currently serves on the board at the Berkeley Zen Center. Fire Monks is featured in the current issue's "Books in Brief." We were recently able to chat over email about Zen, fire, and the relationship between the two. More »
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    The Best Buddhist Writing (2011) Paid Member

    Tricycle is happy to announce that the latest edition of The Best Buddhist Writing features six articles from the pages of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. The articles are: More »
  • 20 Years, 20 Teachings: A Sangha by Another Name by Charles Johnson Paid Member

    If you haven't yet downloaded 20 Years, 20 Teachings: The Tricycle 20th Anniversary E-Book there's still time. It's free for Supporting and Sustaining Members. Already a member? Get your free e-book here. In his contribution to our 20th anniversary e-book, "A Sangha by Another Name," Charles Johnson writes about the religious vision of Martin Luther King Jr.: More »
  • An interview with Anam Thubten (2009) Paid Member

    In the video interview below watch Tricycle's Joan Duncan Oliver speak with Anam Thubten Rinpoche about his book No Self, No Problem. This is a Tricycle Book Club interview from 2009. More »