On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 was a global pandemic. Last week, Tricycle hosted a memorial ceremony for the more than 2.6 million people who have died across the world from the virus (over 530,000 in the US alone, the highest death toll of any country) and many others are living with long-term health issues.
To honor and remember those we have lost to this pandemic, we asked four Buddhist teachers—Myokei Caine Barrett, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, Osho; Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips, and Venerable Pannavati—to lead us in chants dharma talks, guided meditations, and music from across traditions and backgrounds.
What follows is a recording of that ceremony for those who were unable to attend.
A transcript of this event will be available soon.
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