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    What Is Engaged Buddhism? Paid Member

    One more event to watch out for while you're visiting BRAINWAVE at the nearby Rubin Museum: the Buddhist Council of New York will hold its annual forum at the Still Mind Zendo on March 28th. This year the conference will ask participants “What is Engaged Buddhism?" The details: Date: Saturday, March 28th, 2009 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm (registration with light breakfast will begin at 9:30am and lunch will be served at 11:30am) Location: Still Mind Zendo, 37 West 17th Street, 6th floor, New York, New York (between 5th and 6th Avenues) If you have any questions, contact either Judy Chen at 914-469-3352 or siscuscus@yahoo.com, or Jeff Thompson at mediator.jeff@gmail.com. Rubin Museum of Art has also offered a free tour after the Forum. To rsvp please contact Judy as well. More »
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    BRAINWAVE Paid Member

    The Rubin Museum of Art in New York is hosting a two-month event—BRAINWAVE—from February 21 to April 23 that will "explore the intersection of mind and matter" with discussions among artists, Buddhists, neuroscientists, and other interesting people. The festival kicks off with a screening of the film Dalai Lama Renaissance and will include an exchange between Mark Epstein and Tricycle's own James Shaheen. Other names to watch out for include Paul Simon, Laurie Anderson, Sharon Salzberg, Lewis Black, R.L. Stine, Peter Sellars, Peter Matthiessen, Daniel Goleman, and Donald S. Lopez. The BRAINWAVE tagline? "It could change your mind." hmm... More »
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    Compassion Marathon Paid Member

    Like it or not St. Valentine's Day will soon be upon us and other than sittng around feeling sorry for yourself, what do you have planned? How about participating in a Compassion Marathon? This comes our way courtesy of Konchog of DODR. More »
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    New Year pictures, Dalai Lama's Olympic woes Paid Member

    Images of the New Year here. The Dalai Lama cancels a visit to the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Idaho, apparently under pressure from a certain government, and is uninvited to the Winter Olympics for the same reason. More »
  • O'Bama Paid Member

    When the CNN live feed failed us at 11:30, the Tricycle staff headed around the corner to the Emerald Pub. As Bono says, add an apostrophe and he's Irish, too, so we thought it made sense. We packed in with just about everyone else in the neighborhood, whose mood I can only describe as jubilant. Picture of the day? Tricycle contributing editor and founding art director Frank Olinsky points us to this from his pal Jay Babcock's online magazine Arthur. More »
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    Left out of the inaugural address Paid Member

    For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus — and non-believers. Text here. More »