Tricycle/Winter 1997

Volume 7, Number 2

In This Issue

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  • Orville Schell interviews Becky Johnston, screenwriter of Seven Years in Tibet
  • Screenwriter Melissa Mathison speaks with the Dalai Lama about getting the script of Kundun right
    Melissa Mathison
  • Lawrence Shainberg interviews Robert Jay Lifton on Aum Shinrikyo
  • An interview with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche about the leadership of Shambhala, the legacy of his father, Trungpa Rinpoche, and the future of Buddhism in the West.
    Helen Tworkov


  • In 1928, Julius Goldwater took Buddhist vows. During World War II, he was priest to thousands of interned Japanese. Today, Goldwater—perhaps the oldest living Western convert to Buddhism—continues to expound and explore his American dharma.
    Stephen Prothero
  • The legacy of Lost Horizon
    William Elison


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