Buddhism for Beginners
Who was the Buddha?
Tricycle’s Fall 2022 issue is here! As the hot, humid days of high summer begin to give way to the crisp air of autumn, it’s a natural time to turn our attention inward and carve out space for contemplation.
Consider the uncertainty, fear, and helplessness seeds that have taken root and sprouted to the surface in yourself. With gentle curiosity, you can ask: What does this seedling look like? How does it move in your body? Can you give it a sound? If you could touch it, how would it feel?
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Join Clark Strand in a six-week exploration of this accessible and profound style of poetry.With Clark Strand
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
What does the dharma say about vegetarianism? How might plant-based eating support our spiritual practice? On August 26, join Tara Brach and Tricycle‘s editor-in-chief, James Shaheen, for a conversation about these and other important questions at the intersection of our dietary choices and spiritual path.
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.
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 Tricycle Talks, scholar Sarah Shaw discusses the ritual, somatic, and devotional aspects of Theravada practice that are often overlooked.With Sarah Shaw