She paved the way for the 3,000 bhikkhunis in Sri Lanka today. Plus, fears mount over ancient Buddhist city Mes Aynak in Afghanistan and non-profit Dharma Relief launches “Healing Race Relations” initiative. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
The First Free Women: Original Poetry Inspired by the Early Buddhist Nuns , republished in June of this year, gives new life to poems in the Therigatha . The post Five Powerful Poems Inspired by Some of the First Buddhist Women appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review .
The new company aims to democratize mental healthcare. Plus, the biggest Buddha statue in the Western hemisphere goes up in Brazil. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world. The post Headspace and Ginger Will Merge to Form Headspace Health appeared
A Shiite militia leader’s destroyed statue recalls the Buddhas of Bamiyan, blown up 20 years ago. Plus, China calls for assimilation on the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Tibet, and California wildfires cause two Buddhist centers to evacuate. Tricycle looks back at the
How the Tibetan Buddhist view of faith and emphasis on teacher-student relationships can help us dissolve the differentiation between external and internal, and help us take refuge in our own primordial wisdom. The post Trust in Times of Uncertainty appeared first on Tricycle:
Teachers Christina Feldman and Jaya Rudgard explain why we follow the path, the “creative tension” involved, and how to start cultivating the seven qualities that lead to awakening The post The Seven Factors of Awakening Explained appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist
Yet again, COVID-19 affects the annual Japanese holiday for honoring ancestors. Plus, the Institute of Buddhist Studies becomes the newest member of the Graduate Theological Union, and the US ambassador to India meets with a representative of the Dalai Lama. The post Obon
Shin Buddhist minister Rev. Blayne Higa reflects on the annual festival of remembrance for one’s ancestors, and how to honor the holiday even while we’re apart. The post On Memory, Rituals, and the Spirit of Obon appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review .
The somatic awareness practitioner used to be a jeweler and keeps a well-balanced collection of books on her nightstand, including, right now, A Discovery of Witches . The post Q&A with Meditation Teacher Kathy Cherry appeared first on Tricycle: The Buddhist Review .
Thailand’s cases continue to rise after a recent outbreak. Plus, local authorities forcibly shut down a Tibetan monastery in China’s Gansu Province, and three well-known Buddhists celebrate their birthdays. The post Thai Buddhist Monks Join Frontline Workers to Fight COVID-19
Blinken posted photos of himself with monk Geshe Dorji Damdul on Twitter, indicating public support for Tibet. Plus, Myanmar suffers from severe flooding and two prominent Buddhists pass away. The post US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Meets Dalai Lama Representatives in