Tricycle/Fall 2002

Volume 12, Number 1

In This Issue

columns

on the cushion

  • Q & A with Lama Surya Das
    Lama Surya Das

insights

  • Is spirituality the best thing that can happen to your mate? Think again. Mariana Caplan on the unfortunate truths of spiritual boyfriends.
    Mariana Caplan
  • John Suiter reflects upon Gary Snyder's poetic hermitage within the Cascades of Washington State.
    John Suiter
  • Marc Peter Keane’s contemplations on the Japanese garden offer insights for the “philosophical gardener (or the gardening philosopher).”
    Marc Peter Keane
  • Spiritual guru Ram Dass quotes his latest book, One-Liners.
    Ram Dass
  • In Robert Aitken Roshi's forthcoming book, Zen Master Raven offers shrewd advice to his animal sangha.
    Robert Aitken Roshi

special section

feature

  • Modern Buddhism—with its roots in colonial Asia—claims to return to the essence of the Buddha’s teachings. Has a new sect emerged?
    Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
  • Jesus may be Lord and Elvis still King, but the Dharma has come to Dixie to stay. Jeff Wilson travels the new frontier, where East meets South.
    Jeff Wilson
  • An interview with Stephen Batchelor
    James Shaheen

ancestors

  • Sallie Jiko Tisdale recovers a women’s lineage of Buddhist ancestors.
    Sallie Jiko Tisdale

on practice

  • From dishes to dusting, from window-washing to bed-making, housekeeping provides an everyday opportunity for practice.
    Gary Thorp

parting words

on gardening

on food

on location

  • Sergei Noskov became acquainted with Buddhism as a child, when he was captivated by the beauty of Buryat Buddhist thangkas and the ritual figurines in his family’s Leningrad apartment.
    John Varoli

on events

in memoriam

editors view

contributors

reviews

dharma talk