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    Featured Contributors Spring 2012 Paid Member

    Chaco Terada, whose photographs appear in “Zen and the Art,” began practicing calligraphy as a four-year-old child in Japan. She learned by observing her father, Soseki Terada, a master calligrapher, and copying his work. More »
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    Featured Contributors Winter 2011 Paid Member

    Spiritual teacher, activist, social critic, poet, Ph.D. in Buddhist psychology, and author of books like Zen Therapy, The Feeling Buddha, and Love and Its Disappointment, Dharmavidya David Brazier has packed several lifetimes into his 64 years. His essay “Living Buddhism” draws on many of them, notably his grounding in Carl Rogers’s Person Centered Approach to psychotherapy, and his longtime Buddhist practice. More »
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    Featured Contributors Spring 2006 Paid Member

    GEORGE JOHNSON ("Worlds Apart," page 80) writes: "I was surprised when Tricycle asked me to go to Washington to write about the Dalai Lama's controversial appearance at the Society for Neuroscience's Annual Meeting. My review of his recent book on science and spirituality in the New York Times Book Review had angered some Buddhists—one called me a fanatic—and I welcomed the chance to expand on my argument that science and religion, Buddhism included, are as immiscible as oil and water. They simply don't mix." More »
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    Featured Contributors Fall 2011 Paid Member

    To achieve moody, evocative images like those accompanying “Focusing,” photographer Abelardo Morell uses a centuries-old technique called camera obscura (Latin for “darkened room”), precursor to modern photography. Morell first covers the windows of a room in black plastic, creating a totally dark space. He then cuts a small hole in the plastic, through which an upside-down image of the exterior scene is projected onto the walls, floors, and ceiling of the room, and superimposed on its contents. Creating these surreal images has taken Morell—a Cuban native who now lives near Boston—from “my own living room to all sorts of interiors around the world,” he says. More »
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    Contributors Summer 2001 Paid Member

    Rob Schultheis, a journalist, painter, and adventurer, covers the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan. He lives in the mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, with his wife-an artist and tour guide whom he married at a monastery at the base of Mt. Everest in a "casual ceremony." His newest book is Fool's Gold: Lives, Loves and Misadventures in Four Corners County (Lyons Press). More »
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    Featured Contributors Summer 2011 Paid Member

    Linda Heuman (“Whose Buddhism is Truest?”) is a freelance journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island. Heuman has practiced Tibetan Buddhism (in the Gelug, Kagyu, and Nyingma traditions) for two decades under the guidance of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and Ven. Christine Skarda.Heuman’s dharma story began in India and Nepal. In the early 1990s, she practiced in both countries, traveling between Bodhgaya, Dharamsala, Dehra Dun, and Kathmandu. She served in India as retreat attendant for Skarda and continues to work closely with her. More »