Events

  • Allan Lokos at the Tricycle Community Book Club Paid Member

    Starting April 19th, Allan Lokos will be leading the Tricycle Community Book Club in a discussion of his new book, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living. Allan is the founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York City. From the pages of Pocket Peace: More »
  • Dartmouth College's Buddhism and Medicine Seminar Paid Member

    Our friends at Dartmouth College and the Upper Valley Zen Center were kind enough to inform us of their upcoming Seminar on Buddhism and Medicine.  It looks like quite an event! BUDDHISM AND MEDICINE Perspectives on Life, Death, and the Healing Arts A Seminar at Dartmouth College, Friday, April 16th, 4:00 pm to Saturday, April 17th 4:30 pm More »
  • Roderick Whitfield Discusses Buddhist Cave Art Paid Member

    As reported by the American Museum of Natural History, As goods and people traveled along the Silk Road, many passed through the oasis city of Dunhuang, China, home to incredible caves that contain a treasure trove of Buddhist art. Roderick Whitfield, professor of Chinese and East Asian art and head of the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art at the University of London, will discuss some of these fascinating cave murals on March 31 at the Museum. He recently answered a few questions on the subject. Why are the caves near Dunhuang so important today? What can we learn from them? More »
  • John Bush films to premiere at RMA Paid Member

    Tomorrow night at the Rubin Museum of Art in NYC the filmmaker John Bush (Vajra Sky Over Tibet) will be premiering two new dance films, Absence Presence and Dream On Me, featuring the choreography of Nadine Helstroffer. This screening will include a discussion and Q & A with Bush, Helstroffer, and Buddhist Psychotherapist Michael Vincent Miller, PhD. For more information click here. "John Bush sets a benchmark for integrity and compassion in filmmaking."- National Gallery of Australia More »
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    His Holiness the 17th Karmapa to speak at TEDIndia Paid Member

    This weekend the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will join the ranks of previous TED speakers Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Jane Goodall when he presents at this year's TED conference. The annual invitation-only TED events bring together over 1,000 delegates from 35 countries around the world to present on "ideas worth spreading." This year's conference will be held in Mysore, India with the theme "celebrating and exploring the beckoning future of South Asia." His Holiness the 17th Karmapa is scheduled to give a talk entitled "Within You Without You" on Saturday as part of the four day assembly. The Times of India has set up a webcast site where visitors can watch the TED talks live. More »
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    Meditation on Display Paid Member

    As the holiday season fast approaches, one Manhattan store's window display may attract more attention than usual. On November 6th and 7th the Interdependence Project (IDP), a NYC meditation group, will host a 24 hour marathon meditation sit in the store front windows of a downtown interior design store, ABC Carpet & Home. The initiative, headed by IDP founder Ethan Nichtern, aims to bring awareness to the value of meditation in Western Culture and raise funds for IDP. The meditation event, under the slogan "Change Your Mind to Change the World," will be open to the public: Nichtern will be joined by one hundred IDP members who will meditate in rotation throughout the 24 hours. Introductory meditation classes will also be taught free of charge throughout Saturday by venerable teachers, including Roshi [Pat Enkyo] O’Hara and Dr. More »