Join us on February 26 at 1 P.M. ET for a conversation with John Peacock to explore the question, “Do politics belong in the Dharma Hall?”
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.
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.
We invite you to join us for Resilience, Recovery, Repair, an online speaker series in January and February 2024 hosted by May We Gather in collaboration with Tricycle.
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.
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.
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.
Join us on December 18 at 1 P.M. ET for a conversation with Ken McLeod to discuss the Vajrayana tradition and explore the question, how can the genius of Tibetan Buddhism become intelligible and accessible to the contemporary practitioner?
Join us on December 4, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET for a conversation with Scott Tusa on opening your heart through teachings on the four boundless states.
Join us on November 28 at 3:30 P.M. ET for a conversation with Rebecca Li to discuss her new book, her recent Tricycle article, and practice in the age of Zoom.
Join us on November 15, 2023 at 12 p.m. ET for a conversation with Will Johnson on the Buddha’s culminating instruction in the Satipatthana Sutta to “breathe through the whole body.”
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.
Join us on October 2 at 2 p.m. ET for a conversation with Sharon Salzberg and Megan Mook on how to open to our own greatest potential.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Join us for a virtual workshop with Insight Meditation teacher and author Martin Aylward. In this hour-long free event, Aylward will guide an exploration underneath our usual mind operations and into dimensions of not knowing like non-conceptual awareness, embodied presence, and spaciousness of being.
In this hour-long conversation with Tricycle’s editor-in-chief James Shaheen, Ven. Thanissaro will consider why the Buddha refused to answer the question of whether there is a self—and what question the not-self teaching does answer. He will also explore questions including the function of the not-self teachings for liberating the mind and the attachments that arise from belief in a permanent self. Bring your questions!
At a time when we face an unprecedented crisis in mental health, this event series from Tricycle and the Nalanda Institute offers a complete introduction to one of the most promising movements in psychological healing and psychosocial well-being—the growing integration of contemplative wisdom and practices into contemporary psychotherapy.
Explore the intersections of writing, meditation and Zen with Natalie Goldberg, a Zen practitioner of more than 40 years and beloved teacher of writing as a spiritual practice. Goldberg is the author of 15 books including Writing Down the Bones, the classic guide to writing which has sold over one million copies, and is the guide of a new eight-week online course, Writing Down the Bones.
Tricycle Meditation Month is an annual challenge to commit to a daily practice throughout January. This year’s theme is samadhi and will be led by Christina Feldman: author, co-founder of meditation retreat center Gaia House, and a guiding teacher emeritus at Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts.
Are you joining Tricycle this January in committing to a daily meditation practice? Don’t miss your chance to ask any questions about your practice in a live Q&A call with Meditation Month teacher Christina Feldman!