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  • The Five Hindrances: Can't Desire Be a Good Thing? Paid Member

    Desire as a hindrance doesn't mean intentionality, it doesn't mean strong ardency to get things done, all of which can be very positive. It means clinging, attachment, grasping. -Sharon Salzberg Week 2 of Sharon's ongoing Tricycle Retreat on the Five Hindrances begins today. To participate please become a Tricycle Community Supporting or Sustaining Member.   Sharon Salzberg's new book Real Happiness is available to Tricycle Community members for the month of April with a 20% discount, free shipping in the US, and free e-book for instant download. 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 »