Tricycle/Winter 2004

Volume 14, Number 2

In This Issue

special section


  • Performing a “Wada test” (in which the activities of one hemisphere of a patient’s brain are suspended by a drug so the abilities of the other hemisphere can be tested in isolation), neuropsychologist Paul Broks provides the scientist’s perspective on no-self.
    Paul Brooks
  • When bald was beautiful: Kate Wheeler remembers her temporary ordination in Burma.
    Kate Wheeler
  • Lama Surya Das tells us auspicious tales of the Sixteenth Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje.
    Lama Surya Das
  • Blame it on Photoshop.
    Jeff Wilson
  • Jeff Wilson

on the cushion

  • "When I'm practicing with a group, I often compare myself with the people sitting around me. I wonder if they are more focused, if they're moving less frequently, if their posture is better. How can I stop feeling so competitive?" Q&A with Michael Wenger
    Michael Wenger

dharma talk

on practice

  • Learn to handle conflict skillfully, from the watercooler to the boardroom.
    Michael Carroll



editors view

sangha spotlight

  • Jeff Wilson visits the Carolina Buddhist Vihara, unlikely home of a reborn Theravada lineage.
    Jeff Wilson

on location

  • HIV-positive villagers find refuge in a Thai temple.
    Kristin Barendsen

on gardening

parting words