On October 10, explore the fascinating world of Buddhist medicine with Dr. Pierce Salguero, a Buddhism scholar, historian of medicine, and editor of Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Sources. In this hour-long virtual event, he will discuss the emergence of Buddhist healing practices across cultures and its current practice around the world, and will share key Buddhist principles for seeking health and preventing disease.
Tricycle’s upcoming virtual event series, Living Well in Difficult Times, features conversations with Buddhist teachers, psychologists and writers exploring the building blocks of a life well-lived, from emotional well-being to right livelihood to spiritual friendship. This weeklong event series offers philosophical inquiries into human flourishing and the path of awakening, as well as practical tools and guidance for living the best possible life—no matter what challenges we face in our lives or on the planet.
Ease into embodiment with this Zen and hula-focused embodiment workshop led by June Ryushin Kaililani Tanoue, a Zen priest in the White Plum lineage and a Master Teacher of Hawaiian hula dance.
Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey to visit these sacred sites across Northern India and Nepal. On this special triple-carbon-offset pilgrimage, coming up December 3-18, you’ll visit some of Buddhism’s most holy places with an intimate group of like-minded seekers and practitioners.
Join Khentrul Lodrö T’hayé on September 27 for a virtual conversation and demonstration of ancient lojong techniques for transforming any obstacle, including pain, anxiety, and stress, into greater mental well-being that benefits us and the people around us.
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 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 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
On July 28, Jeff Watt, a leading scholar of Himalayan art and founding curator of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, joins Tricycle for a virtual event exploring the sacred art of the tantric tradition.
Join us July 1 to discover the principles of meditation posture in an hour-long virtual workshop with Will Johnson, meditation teacher and author of The Posture of Meditation
In this hour-long event, Buddhism scholar Sarah Shaw offered an introduction to the Dīghanikāya and demonstrated the unique spiritual and historic insights that emerge when we engage with Buddhist suttas as oral literature.
Join Bodhi College cofounders Stephen Batchelor, Christina Feldman and Akincano Weber on June 13 for a free virtual workshop exploring dependent arising as the bedrock of Buddhist wisdom.
On May 31, join Tricycle and Joan Sutherland, Roshi—the renowned Zen teacher, translator, and cofounder of Pacific Zen School—for a spiritual and literary journey through the fascinating world of koans.
The past two years of global pandemic, war, and financial hardship have posed unique challenges to so many people. We have all experienced loss, grief, and trauma in varying degrees.
For some of us, these years have brought back difficult memories of previous losses, or stalled our healing process from difficulties we had experienced before.
Join us for a conversation with the editors and contributors of Tricycle’s latest issue.
The doctrine of emptiness is at the heart of Zen Buddhism and all Buddhist traditions.
As important—and potentially liberating—as the teachings on emptiness are, they also tend to inspire hesitancy and misunderstanding, even among experienced practitioners.
In honor of Earth Day 2022, Tricycle is bringing together leading Buddhist teachers, writers, and environmentalists—including Joanna Macy, Roshi Joan Halifax, David Loy, Paul Hawken and Tara Brach—for a donation-based weeklong virtual event series exploring what the dharma has to offer in a time of environmental crisis
A Virtual Conversation on Buddhism and Rebirth with Prof. Roger Jackson
In conversation with Tricycle Editor-in-Chief James Shaheen, Jackson will discuss the historical context for the Buddha’s teachings on rebirth, modern secular interpretations of the doctrine of rebirth, the range of Buddhist views about what happens after death, and more.
An Effortless Mindfulness Workshop with Loch Kelly
In this 90-minute virtual workshop with mindfulness teacher Loch Kelly, you’ll learn simple and effective “micro-meditations” based in Buddhist wisdom, psychology, and neuroscience research.
A Virtual Conversation with Mark Unno
How can we learn to meet the darkest moments of our lives with boundless compassion? Mark Unno—a fourteenth generation Shin Buddhist priest and professor of Buddhism at the
University of Oregon—and Tricycle editor-in-chief James Shaheen for a virtual conversation on the concept of compassion in Shin Buddhism.
A Virtual Workshop with Martine Batchelor, Laura Bridgman and Gavin Milne
Gaia House meditation teachers Martine Batchelor, Laura Bridgman and Gavin Milne offer Buddhist teachings and a guided practice for cultivating direct insight into the changing, selfless nature of reality while nurturing heart qualities.
A Virtual Workshop with Sharon Salzberg and The Holistic Life Foundation
Join Tricycle’s workshop, Mindfulness For Families, to discover simple, fun techniques that you can use with your kids—in the moment—to release stress and difficult emotions while promoting relaxation and resilience.
A Conversation with Donald S. Lopez
Donald S. Lopez joined Tricycle’s editor-in-chief, James Shaheen for a virtual conversation on Buddhism’s Four Big Unanswered Questions. They discussed these questions, offered some possible answers, and considered the importance of the investigation itself.
Secular Buddhism Today was the inaugural event in Tricycle’s new monthly speaker series featuring Buddhist scholars, teachers, and wSecular Buddhism Today: An Event with Winton Higginsriters in conversation on some of the most pressing issues in Buddhism today. All events in this series are free for Tricycle Premium subscribers.
In this special event, Insight Meditation teacher and scholar Winton Higgins discussed themes from his new book Revamp: Writings on Secular Buddhism, which explores the emergence of secular Buddhism and its application to contemporary issues including the climate crisis and social injustice.
Zen teacher and author Lewis Richmond led a dharma talk on
aging as spiritual practice, a short guided practice, and audience Q&A. If you missed the event, you can join Richmond’s online course, Aging as a Spiritual Practice.
Tricycle hosted a live virtual COVID grief circle on October 14 led by beloved meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg and psychologist Dr. Sameet Kumar, a grief counselor and author of Grieving Mindfully: A Compassionate and Spiritual Guide to Coping with Loss.
A donation-based virtual event series
Tricycle and Shambhala Publications hosted a live speaker series to celebrate the launch of the new anthology, Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition. In this week-long conversation series, Buddhist scholars and practitioners explored the complex interactions between traditional Buddhism and modern secularism, from the integration of mindfulness into American schools to the question of rebirth.