July 11, 2011
Our inherent nature is filled with wisdom, love, and power. We already have all these qualities as our birthright but somehow they are locked away and we seem to have mislaid the key. We need to develop trust in our own abilities and innate understanding. Often in our hearts we know what we should do—but we lack the courage to act on this knowledge. But like anything else, this trust develops gradually with practice and slowly transforms into clear practical wisdom
-Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, from the Week 1 discussion of her Tricycle Retreat
We feel tremendously blessed this month not only to have Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo leading a Tricycle Retreat (which enters its second week today) but also to be reading her new book, Into the Heart of Life. A woman of great strength and kindness, she shows much dedication and generosity as she finds the time to engage in our online teachings while continuing the fantastic work she is doing at the Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in India.
The Tricycle office has been abuzz with discussion of Into the Heart of Life. It is a true gem. As H.H. the Gyalwang Drukpa states in the book's foreward,
"Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo is an accomplished spiritual practitioner and teacher who is able to touch the hearts of many through her teaching and her presence.... I am certain this book will benefit many. This is a book for everyone who needs and wants to know the path to genuine happiness."
We would also like to express our gratitude to Jetsunma's publisher, Snow Lion Publications, whom we have partnered with this month to offer Into the Heart of Life at a 20% discount with free shipping in the US, plus free e-book for instant download.
How to take part in this special offer:
• Join the Tricycle Community at any member level. To participate in Jetsunma’s Tricycle Retreat, you must join at the Supporting or Sustaining Member level.
• Purchase Into the Heart of Life online via the Tricycle site, and receive a 20% discount plus free shipping. [Shipping charges apply to Canadian and international orders. Your book will arrive in the mail within 2-4 weeks.]
• Download your free e-book and start reading immediately.
• Join Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo in Tricycle Retreats from July 5 to July 31.
Already a Tricycle Community Member?
Click here to take advantage of this special offer.
Here is a trailer of the Week 2 teaching of her ongoing retreat: