Tricycle/Winter 2003

Volume 13, Number 2

In This Issue




  • Jeff Wilson
  • Revered Sri Lankan monk Bhante Gunaratana (affectionately known as “Bhante G.”) offers wisdom on anger in his recent autobiography, Journey to Mindfulness.
    Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
  • Aaron Naparstek teaches a novel way to defuse anger in his new book, Honku: The Zen Antidote to Road Rage.
    Aaron Naparstek
  • In 1977 two American monks set out on foot from Los Angeles on an 800-mile pilgrimage to the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, a religious and educational center in Mendocino County, California. The pilgrims, Heng Sure and Heng Ch’au, reached their destination two-and-a-half years later. Along the way, the two wrote letters to the center’s founder and their teacher, the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua. Below is a letter from Heng Sure in the early days of the journey.
    Heng Sure & Heng Ch’au
  • Longtime Zen practitioner, haiku poet, and secretary of the U.K. Network of Engaged Buddhists, Ken Jones offers wisdom on aging and death. The following is an excerpt from a pamphlet—Ageing: The Great Adventure—that grew out of a series of workshops Jones conducted.
    Ken Jones
  • A Q&A with Krishnamurti
  • Osamu Tezuka, the "godfather of Japanese comics," has created an expansive eight-volume graphic novel of the Buddha's life, to be published over the course of the next year. The following scenes, from volume two, depict a quieter moment in an otherwise action-packed rendition of the life of the Buddha. Here, Siddhartha enters monkhood.
    Osamu Tezuka

on location

practical pilgrim

on the cushion

  • A reader from Boise, Idaho wries: "How do I develop a disciplined sitting practice?"
    Narayan Liebenson Grady

dharma talk

  • Improve your mind through the force of merit.
    Tsoknyi Rinpoche





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