Tricycle/Winter 2001

Volume 11, Number 2

In This Issue

on practice

  • Turning to practice, Thanissaro Bhikkhu brings us back to the only refuge there is.
    Thanissaro Bhikkhu
  • Living in a "god realm" of privilege and affluence, Americans awoke to the world's harsher realities on September 11. Judith L. Lief guides us beyond the anger that followed.
    Judith L. Lief
  • Clark Strand uses biblical text as koan to bring us to a unique understanding of faith.
    Clark Strand
  • Questioning conventional Buddhist practices, Stephen Batchelor grapples with the sometimes troubling virtue of nonviolence.
    Stephen Batchelor
  • Lama Palden provides us with spiritual tools to open to the wisdom and compassion within us all.
    Lama Palden
  • Rimpoche Nawang Gehlek exhorts us to let go of anger and take charge of our minds.
    Nawang Gehlek Rimpoche
  • Vietnamese monk, peace activist, and poet Thich Nhat Hanh speaks to Tricycle of the blessings that suffering can provide.
    Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Rimpoche Nawang Gehlek
  • Buddhists respond to terrorism.

special section

  • Pema Chodron points to the perfect training ground for the spiritual warrior—anxiety, heartbreak, and tenderness.
    Pema Chodron
  • In between jobs, John House reacquaints himself with the weather, his garden, and the risk of being left to his own devices.
    John House
  • Restless, her mind shifting from one thought to another, Judith Simmer-Brown lets go, and sees through the nature of insomnia.
    Judith Simmer-Brown
  • Sogyal Rinpoche illuminates the wisdom of confusion.
    Sogyal Rinpoche
  • In the space between past and future, having and losing, knowing and not knowing, lies an opportunity for awakening.
  • Relaxing into uncertainty, as Francesca Freemantle tells us, is to open to hidden possibilities.
    Francesca Freemantle
  • Duane Michals
  • As extinction pushes species into the past, humans must decide how to pull them back into the future.
    Andrew Schelling


editors view

on location


on parenting

on gardening