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    Contribute to Tricycle's Retreat Guide Paid Member

    Tricycle is putting together a retreat guide for the magazine and we’d like your input. Please complete this survey to let us know about the kinds of retreats you find fruitful. All readers who complete the survey will be entered in a raffle to win a copy of Tricycle’s new book, Commit to Sit: Tools for Cultivating a Meditation Practice. More »
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    The Big Sit, Day 2 Paid Member

    The sit in the Tricycle office was going well but everyone in the office was sitting so when the door buzzer buzzed, the person closest to the door (yours truly) had to get up and get what turned out to be the mail. So already a snag on Day 2! But I'll have a do-over later, after work. I hope everyone else's sitting is going well! More »
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    The Big Sit, Day 1 Paid Member

    The Big Sit starts today! If you're interested in challenging yourself to meditate every 90 days while enjoying the support of a community, this is the place for you! More »
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    A moment of calm... Paid Member

    ...ten minutes really, with Tara Brach, courtesy of Beliefnet. More »
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    Ten Zen Questions Paid Member

    UK psychologist Susan Blackmore is a highly sought-after expert on a recurring theme in Buddhist inquiry: consciousness. She is the author of Consciousness: An Introduction, Conversations on Consciousness, A Very Short Introduction to Consciousness, and the acclaimed book The Meme Machine. We've just gotten our hands on her latest project, a synthesis of philosophy and practice entitled Ten Zen Questions. The stumpers Blackmore poses are not easy to get a handle on, but that is exactly the point: Am I conscious now? What was I conscious of a moment ago? When are you? What happens next? More »
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    Tricycle Community Page Paid Member

    We've just launched the Tricycle Community page with "The Big Sit: Tricycle's 90-Day Zen Meditation Challenge." This is the first of many events to follow so we hope you'll join us at Or just click on The Big Sit box on our home page. Participating teachers include: Pat Enkyo O'Hara Roshi; Joan Halifax Roshi; Josho Pat Phelan Sensei; Martine Batchelor; Dosho Port; Joan Hogetsu Hoeberichts, Sensei; Derrick Lo; Elihu Genmyo Smith; and Dairyu Michael Wenger. Stay tuned. We'll keep you up-to-date here and elsewhere. Our  e-newsletter will also keep you current. More »