The "Teaching of the Elders," rooted in the earliest complete teachings of the Buddha
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    Buddhist Art of MyanmarFebruary 10–May 10, 2015Asia Society, New York A Pyu period copper statue of a seated Buddha from the 8th or 9th century. Four years ago, Burma, now known as Myanmar, ended its decades-long isolation from much of the world. Now the Asia Society has mounted the first-ever museum show of Burmese Buddhist art in the US. The works included are fantastically varied in appearance, and for good reason. Until British rule in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the region comprising present-day Myanmar was a collection of separate kingdoms whose names, borders, and populations changed over the centuries. Providing a common thread among these disparate cultures was Buddhism, still practiced by 90 percent of the population of Myanmar. More »
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    Getting to Know our Emotions Paid Member

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    Cultivating Emotional Intelligence Paid Member

    We often feel at the whim of our emotions. Pulled every which way by unstable and unreliable forces, we end up being ruled by feelings that we don’t totally understand, and our behavior reflects this confusion. In his second online retreat for Tricycle, the Theravada Buddhist teacher Josh Korda will show us how to use Buddhist practices to develop the ability to recognize and monitor our emotions as well as to discriminate between drives that are safe to act upon and those best contained by awareness and slowly diffused. With healthy emotional intelligence, we can achieve a sublime kind of liberation: the ability to gracefully hold and express the entire range of our human experience—from positive states such as elation and excitement to negative affects such as anger, fear, and sadness. More »