Tricycle/Winter 1999

Volume 9, Number 2

In This Issue

editors view


  • Ron Epstein
  • A Buddhist and one of America’s preeminent African-American writers applies the suffering of the First Noble Truth to the suffering of blacks in white America, and traces the history of Dharma among black artists.
    Charles Johnson
  • Forty years after the Chinese invaded Tibet, Orville Schell looks back to 1904 when Colonel Francis Younghusband led a British expeditionary force into the holy city of Lhasa. Despite many brutal losses, the Tibetans and their culture remained largely unchanged, but Younghusband was never the same.

in the news


in the footsteps of the buddha


dharma talk

  • A father and his son speak on Dzogchen, called the Great Perfection in Tibetan Dharma