Eight Worldly Concerns

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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on Pleasure and Pain

We are entering the final week of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Tricycle Retreat on the Eight Worldly Concerns, which we might also call the eight anxieties or “hang-ups.” This week, Jetsunma addresses the final two concerns, Pleasure and Pain. She opens this week’s talk by explaining, As animals, we are conditioned to seek comfort and pleasure […]

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The Art of Being Human

Everybody wants praise and nobody wants blame. Everybody wants to be thought of well and nobody wants to be thought of poorly. These characteristic human concerns preoccupy us daily and can cause a lot of anxiety and confusion. But Buddhist teachings tell us this doesn’t have to be so. At this week’s Tricycle Retreat, Jetsunma […]

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