Nothing is permanent, everything is precious. Here’s a selection of some happenings—fleeting or otherwise—at Tricycle and in the Buddhist world this week

A Dharma Talk on Navigating a Path to Awakening in Our Money-Driven Society

Gina LaRoche and Jen Cohen offer a framework inspired by the paramis to explore our stories and secrets about money, helping us enter into right relationship with our resources. Watch here

A Teaching and Practice on “Bodyfullness” from Will Johnson

Meditation teacher Will Johnson introduces the concept of bodyfullness and explains the benefits of breathing through the whole body. Read here

An Interview with Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jeff Goldberg interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen about writing as practice and the Buddhist parallels in his recent books The Sympathizer and The Committed. Read here.

July’s Film Club: Pad Yatra

Tricycle’s July Film Club selection, Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey, follows 700 people led by the Kung Fu Nuns on a 450-mile trek across the Himalayas to inspire climate action throughout the region and across the world. Watch here.

Coming Up

August 16: Exploring Liminal Spaces 

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. Register here.

In Other News…

Dalai Lama Opens Library and Museum 

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama marked his 87th birthday by inaugurating the Dalai Lama Library and Museum near his residence in Dharmasala. 

India’s Ladakh Region Observes Hemis Festival

The annual festival, observed on July 8 and 9 at the Hemis Monastery in Ladakh, celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, or the “Second Buddha.” A highlight of the festival is the cham dance, performed by members of the Tibetan Buddhist community.

Tibet House US Hosts Lhakar Music Festival 

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Tibet House US has organized the Lhakar Music Festival, a virtual concert featuring exclusively Tibetan musicians. The virtual festival began on July 7 and will be available to watch through July 13. Interested participants can purchase tickets here

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