Tricycle/Summer 2009

Volume 18, Number 4

In This Issue


  • Joseph Goldstein on addressing the climate crisis, step by step
    Joseph Goldstein
  • Environmental awareness plays an increasingly important role in consumer culture. But when does environmentalism become simply clever branding?
    Daniel Goleman
  • Gary Snyder
  • Can you forgive your parents? You can, when you realize that your happiness does not depend on external circumstances.
    Mark Epstein
  • Fifty Years of Exile
    Stephen Batchelor
  • Can Thai Theravada nuns and Roman Catholic women priests shatter the clerical glass ceiling?
    Victoria Rue
  • Passing on passing judgment
    Pamela Gayle White
  • Thai forest monk THANISSARO BHIKKHU teaches us how to use wisdom to cultivate compassion
    Thanissaro Bhikkhu
  • Michael Carroll


  • Tricycle speaks with psychologist Paul Ekman about his work with the Dalai Lama on destructive and constructive emotions.

into practice

  • Five ways to develop a skillful relationship with food from physician and Zen Priest JAN CHOZEN BAYS
    Jan Chozen Bays

dharma talk

  • YONGEY MINGYUR RINPOCHE gives instructions in the liberating practice of awareness
    Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche


on retreat

  • Tricycle readers name their favorite U.S. retreat centers.
    Alexandra Kaloyanides

sangha spotlight

how we live

  • The search engine’s “Jolly Good Fellow” brings the dharma to Silicon Valley
    Joan Duncan Oliver

on the cushion

thus have i heard

  • Turn down the thermostat and cool the fires of our minds.
    Andrew Olendzki

my view

  • Buddhism and environmentalism aren't so different from each other, argues ALLAN BADINER. We just need to wake up to that fact.
    Allan Badiner


what does being a buddhist mean to you


editors view