April 22, 2011

Angulimala and Tantric Buddhism

Train Your Mind: This time, practice the main points

Judy Lief

The Mind-Training Slogans, Slogan #51

Each Friday, Acharya Judy Lief, teacher in the Shambhala tradition of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, comments on one of Atisha's 59 mind-training (Tib. lojong) slogans, which serve as the basis for a complete practice.

Atisha (980-1052 CE) was an Indian adept who brought to Tibet a systematized approach to bodhicitta (the desire to awaken for the sake of all sentient beings) and loving-kindness, through working with these slogans. Judy edited Chogyam Trungpa's Training the Mind (Shambhala, 1993), which contains Trungpa Rinpoche's commentaries on the lojong ("mind-training") teachings.

Each entry includes a practice.

Read all the lojong slogans here.

April 21, 2011

Sharon Salzberg on Restlessness in Meditation

Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness by Chögyam Trungpa

A Tricycle Book Club Discussion with Carolyn Rose Gimian

Work, sex, and money: these are among the most powerful elements of everyday life, and they are topics that preoccupy us, almost every day. In relationship to work, innumerable books, articles, TV programs and internet sites give career advice, tell you how to dress for the workplace, deal with bullies or bosses, ask for a raise, or be an effective manager.  Our obsession with sex and relationships is addressed, and titillated, in print and by film, television and the internet, whether we prefer fiction, the tabloids, or “reality” TV. Money has become an increasing source of anxiety. How to save, how to spend wisely, how to make more money, how to do more with less, exhilaration when the stock market rises, panic when we lose our job: we have lots of issues with money.

April 21, 2011

Tricycle's New Direction

April 21, 2011

The 2011 TIME 100: Cheng Yen

Green Koans Case 42: Hui-ke Offers His Arm

Clark Strand

April 20, 2011

Remembering the 16th Karmapa

April 20, 2011

This Day Is More Important Than You Think