Buddhism for Beginners
Who was the Buddha?
Join us September 8 for a virtual workshop with Clark Strand, a writer and teacher with 45 years of experience with haiku. This workshop is an ideal introduction to the practice of writing haiku. Join us to sharpen your poetry skills, express your love of nature or simply have some fun.
Lovingkindness is a feeling that blesses others and oneself with the simple wish, “Be happy.” The Japanese poet Issa [1763–1828] expresses this openhearted feeling so well: “In the cherry blossom’s shade, there’s no such thing as a stranger.”
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Join Clark Strand in a six-week exploration of this accessible and profound style of poetry.With Clark Strand
Join us for a virtual workshop exploring haiku, an accessible but profound style of poetry. Your seasoned guide for this workshop is Clark Strand, a writer and teacher with 45 years of experience with haiku. He is the author of Seeds From a Birch Tree: Writing Haiku and the Spiritual Journey, the leader of Tricycle’s monthly haiku challenge, and teacher of a new Tricycle online course, Learn to Write Haiku: Mastering the Ancient Art of Serious Play.
What does the dharma say about vegetarianism? How might plant-based eating support our spiritual practice? On August 29, join Tara Brach and Tricycle editor-in-chief James Shaheen for a conversation these and other important questions at the intersection of our dietary choices and spiritual path.
Join Tibetan Buddhist author and scholar Andrew Holecek for a workshop on navigating liminal spaces, through the lens of the Tibetan dream yoga and bardo teachings
In this retreat, Sharon Salzberg offers a distilled and comprehensive guide to meditation, from the basics of posture, breathing, and scheduling to the finer points of calming the mind, distraction, and addressing specific problems such as body pains and insomnia.
Set in near-future Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this timely Buddhist sci-fi is a thrilling one-of-a-kind adventure.
In this episode of Life As It Is, pediatrician and Zen priest Jan Chozen Bays discusses how mindfulness practices can provide an antidote to burnout and exhaustion.With Jan Chozen Bays