You can discuss Rebel Buddha with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

The Tricycle Book Club has chosen Rebel Buddha as its November 2010 selection.  What this means is that the Tricycle Book Club page will host a discussion all month long, open to all registered members of the Tricycle Book ClubMORE…

How Is Meditation Like a Snickers Bar?

If we want to taste the truth about our mind and our world, where should we begin? And what does meditation have in common with a Snickers?

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The Art of Buddhist Inquiry . . . Q & A with a Smile!

What’s the value of questions and questioning? How can we make the best use of our questions (and answers) to see ourselves and situations with greater clarity?

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Staying in My Cave

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What does it mean to practice the discipline of meditation, when your kids or your co-workers are driving you nuts? When you keep making mistakes? If you can’t get away to a cave, how can you face your demons?

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Tickets available now . . . . . Rebel Buddha 2010 Tour

Tickets are now on sale for the Rebel Buddha: On the Road to Freedom 2010 Tour!  Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche will be joined by panelists representing various traditions for an exploration of the current state and the future of Western Buddhism,MORE…

Celebrity Worship & Coffee Table Dharma

Why do we look toward celebrities and even our iPhones for the truth? What about looking inside our own mind? Is coffee table dharma enough to wake us up?

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Expanding Our Sense of Community: Western Buddhists and Interfaith Dialogue

Has Buddhism in the Western World, especially in America, become a collection of private clubs? How can we engage collaboratively with seekers of other faiths — and with Buddhists from other traditions as well?

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No Piece of Cake

“Rebel buddha is not all mind and clear thinking. Rebel buddha has a very large heart with desires and passions of its own . . . .”

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Basic Training for Life

“Basic training on the Buddhist path involves working with our whole being—body, speech and mind.”

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Working with Our Confusion

Acquiring the skills and training to challenge our suffering and wake up the areas of our mind that are in a state of darkness similar to deep sleep.

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