Virtual Events and Retreats

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Upcoming Events

Tricycle's Meditation Group

Tricycle’s Meditation Group

Tricycle’s Meditation Group is here! This brand new offering for Tricycle subscribers will provide weekly meditations and small group discussions led by renowned Buddhist teachers.

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Pilgrimage to India & Nepal 2025

Join us on this Buddhist Pilgrimage to India & Nepal and explore what the Buddha said there are four sites that every committed dharma practitioner should visit. October 24 – November 9, 2024.

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Past Events

Fearless Zen: A Premium Event with Cristina Moon

Fearless Zen: Developing the Spirit Through Fearlessness

How does one maintain their calm and concentration on the cushion—and with a sword at her throat? Join us on July 11 at 2 P.M. ET for a conversation with Cristina Moon exploring Zen training, martial arts, fine arts, and more.

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Pilgrimage to Ladakh

Immerse yourself in Tibetan Buddhism on the rooftop of the world during this all-inclusive, small-group journey to Ladakh, India. We’ll use the Indus River Valley as our home base on this Himalayan pilgrimage in ‘Little Tibet’ from May 15-27 and June 1-13, 2024.

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The Buddhism & Ecology Summit: Touching The Earth  

Join us April 17-21 for Tricycle’s second annual Buddhism and Ecology Summit, a weeklong series of conversations with Buddhist teachers, writers, environmental activists and psychologists on transforming eco-anxiety into awakened action. We’ll offer perspectives and practices for working with difficult emotions and creating pathways to meaningful action. 

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Tricycle’s Buddhist Film Festival

We invite you to join us for our first ever Buddhist Film Festival from March 15-24, 2024, offering five feature length films, five short films, and a live interview and Q&A with filmmaker Lana Wilson, director of The Departure, in conversation with Zen teacher Koshin Paley Ellison.

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Tricycle Meditation Month 2024

Tricycle Meditation Month is an annual challenge to commit to a daily practice throughout January. This year’s theme is Opening Your Heart: The Four Boundless States and will be led by Buddhist meditation teacher and practitioner Scott Tusa.

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What Is Enlightenment? A Conversation with Dale Wright

Join us on January 18 at 2 P.M. ET for a conversation with Dale Wright to discuss the question “what is enlightenment?” and how the ways that we answer it can activate our lives and put us on a path of transformative practice.

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Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka with Tricycle and Andrew Olendzki, January 4-15, 2024

Pilgrimage to Sri Lanka

Immerse yourself in the cultural and spiritual heritage of the “Island of Gems” next January on this 12-day pilgrimage to Sri Lanka—January 4-15, 2024.

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Pilgrimage to India & Nepal

Join us on this Buddhist Pilgrimage to India & Nepal and explore what the Buddha said there are four sites that every committed dharma practitioner should visit. October 31 – November 13, 2023.

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The Asking: A Poetry Reading & Conversation with Jane Hirshfield

Join us on September 26 at 5pm ET for a poetry reading and discussion with Hirshfield about her new body of work. In conversation with Tricycle’s Editor-in-Chief James Shaheen, she will share poems from her new collection, offer insights at the intersection of Buddhist practice and creative process, explore her upbringing and inspirations, and consider how we can live with greater courage, curiosity and kinship with all of life.

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Pilgrimage to Mongolia with Tricycle and Megan Mook August 4-17, 2023

Pilgrimage to Mongolia

Join us on this Buddhist Pilgrimage to Mongolia and witness a Buddhist renaissance firsthand in the Land of the Eternal Blue Sky—August 4-17, 2023.

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Dark Meditation: Exploring Inner Space with Lama Justin von Bujdoss 

On August 10 at 3 p.m. ET, von Bujdoss joins Tricycle in conversation with Executive Editor Phil Ryan to discuss the practice of dark meditation within the context of Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. He will share insights from his own 49-day retreat—which ultimately led to his decision to leave his work as a chaplain within the New York City department of corrections—and will answer questions from the audience.

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The Lojong Slogans: A Practical Guide to a Compassionate Life with Judy Lief 

Join us on July 28 at 4-5 pm ET for an exploration and demonstration of lojong slogan practice with Acharya Judy Lief, a teacher in the Shambhala tradition of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Lief is the editor of Chogyam Trungpa’s Training the Mind, which contains Trungpa Rinpoche’s commentaries on the lojong teachings. In this hour-long virtual event, Lief will offer an introduction to lojong practice, walk us through several of the 59 slogans, and take questions from the audience.

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Dharma & Emancipation: Reflections on Juneteenth with Dr. Kamilah Majied

Everyone can practice with and reflect on Juneteenth as a part of their liberation from the effects of enslavement, including waking up to the aspects of their lives that are impacted by the power, oppression and privilege dynamics that are residuals of the enslavement of African heritage people. Sign up to receive this conversation with Dr. Kamilah Majied, PhD exploring these topics and more.

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Coming Together in Times of Ecological Crisis: A Council Session with Zen Peacemakers & Tricycle

On May 4, 2023, 1-2:30pm EDT, senior Zen Peacemakers and dharma teachers will lead a session of Council focused on the prompt: As we face and experience the very real possibility of extreme environmental crisis and extinction in our lifetimes and certainly within the lifetimes of our descendants, how does this affect us personally and emotionally? How does this knowledge feel most intimately, from deeper below our thinking minds?

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The Buddhism & Ecology Summit: Transforming Anxiety into Awakened Action  

Join us April 17-21 for Tricycle’s second annual Buddhism and Ecology Summit, a weeklong series of conversations with Buddhist teachers, writers, environmental activists and psychologists on transforming eco-anxiety into awakened action. We’ll offer perspectives and practices for working with difficult emotions and creating pathways to meaningful action. 

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