Wherever you are, and no matter how much time you have, you can commit to this fundamental part of a Buddhist practice.
Meditation Meditation Month 2020
How to Create a Mini-Retreat at Home
Setting aside a few hours once a month to practice for a longer period can help us reset and recover—plus it’s free.
CultureMagazine | Openings
Music for Welcoming Ghosts
After recording his latest album, a Buddhist songwriter discovers its meaning during a nine-month retreat.
In 1995 Judith Skinner started a traditional three-year Tibetan Buddhist retreat in her rent-controlled San Francisco apartment. 24 years later, she's still on retreat. Judith reflects on her two decades spent largely in solitude.
Ask a Teacher
Justin von Bujdoss, a Buddhist teacher and the author of the upcoming Modern Tantric Buddhism, explains that retreats away aren’t necessary for spiritual development.
Magazine | Letters to the Editor, The Conversation
Letters to the Editor
Our readers respond to Tricycle’s print and online stories.
New Retreat Search Site Helps You Find a Place to Find Some Peace
RetreatBase allows users to look for silent meditation retreats across the country
Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Columns, Openings
Is Silent Retreat Good for Everyone?
Extended contemplative practice can activate buried trauma.
5 Things That Might Surprise You about Meditation Retreats
It’s not all calm and cosmic-flavored bubble gum.
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