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    The Monk with a Camera Paid Member

    Where are you from originally? I was born in Geneva. Then my family went to Berlin, which was at that time in the middle of East Germany. And then we went to Bonn, which was the capital of West Germany, and then to Morocco. And then we came to live in America when I was 13. So, an honest answer to where do you come from is “all of the above.” More »
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    Occupy Buddhism Paid Member

    Marx’s Revenge More »
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    Fire + Water Paid Member

    Tricycle Managing Editor Rachel Hiles interviews her Holiness Shinso Ito, head of Shinnyo-en, following the 13th annual lantern floating ceremony held in Honolulu, Hawaii. More »
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    Spacious, Nothing Special Paid Member

    What was most remarkable about Charlotte Joko Beck was her spaciousness. Being with her was sharing this spaciousness, which is ours - though we often miss it. Joko translated this into practice to allow others to taste it and see what attachments and self-centeredness were hindering and obscuring this. Though some got caught up in particular methods of working with clinging and emotional reactions, Joko encouraged observing, noticing reactions and bodily experiencing to “pop” into the present. More »