Tricycle Retreats

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    The Mirror of Difficult Relationships Paid Member

    Pamela Gayle White, from Week 4 of the ongoing Tricycle Retreat, "Letting Go" that she is leading along with Khedrub Zangmo, More »
  • Sharon Salzberg's Real Happiness is back Paid Member

    Back by popular demand, Sharon Salzberg's Real Happiness is available to Tricycle Community members for the month of April. So if you missed the Tricycle Book Club discussion in February, or didn't get to ask Sharon all of the questions you wanted to, this is your opportunity. Sharon will also be hosting a Tricycle Retreat this upcoming month, entitled "The Five Hindrances." Our hope is that the book and retreat combination will help enrich your meditation practices.From Real Happiness: More »
  • The Buddha's Teachings in Four Lines Paid Member

    Pamela Gayle White and Khedrub Zangmo, from Week 4 of their ongoing Tricycle Retreat,  "Letting Go." PGW: In the path that the Buddha taught, which goes from confusion to awakening, letting go is an integral part. This is beautifully summed up in just a few words of the Buddha's teachings where he says, Refrain from all harmful destructive behaviorPut genuine goodness into practiceTrain and tame your mind completelyThis is the Buddha's teaching More »
  • Me Against The World Paid Member

    Pamela Gayle White, from Week 3 of her on going Tricycle Retreat, which she is leading along with Khedrub Zangmo. More »
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    The Fearless Examination of Samsara Paid Member

    I have been quite struck by this month's Tricycle Retreat, "Letting Go." The retreat leaders, Pamela Gayle White and Khedrub Zangmo, while being very gentle and soft-spoken, are definitely "no nonsense" teachers that cut straight to the heart of the human condition in their presentation of the Buddhadharma. In their Week 2 teachings, "The View" Pamela begins the talk with a discussion of why we practice in the first place. She explains that through the study and practice of Buddhism, we can become less of a nuisance and more of a benefit, both to ourselves and others. She explains that if this is our motivation, then we can confidently work towards awakening and let go of the defects and faults that impede us. More »
  • Buddhas and Distraction Junkies Paid Member

    Pamela Gayle White and Khedrub Zangmo, from Week 2 of their Tricycle Retreat, PGW: At some point we should look at the difference between the view of someone who is completely awake, a Buddha, and the view of someone who is confused, like the rest of us. Is there a difference? What might that difference be? More »