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Ponlop Rinpoche on Mindfulness and Political Activism

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche answers questions about maintaining mindfulness and a heartfelt motivation when engaging in politics or social activism. From dpr.info  ACTIVISM: WHAT IS OUR MOTIVATION Q: Can activism succeed without conflict or confrontation? How can one view prevail? RINPOCHE:  We could say almost all of these movements have started with a good intention. Originally. Everything started […]

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Nalandabodhi Founder Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s Talk at Swarthmore College

An Evening with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at Swarthmore College     Nalandabodhi founder Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche addressed an audience at Swarthmore College on April 28th. His topic was Buddhism for the 21st Century. Rinpoche spoke about how, despite the material and technological advances over the centuries since Buddha Shakyamuni’s time, the challenges of mastering our minds […]

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2016/17 Winter Meditation Retreat

Save the Date! 2016/17 Winter Meditation Retreat with Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Acharya Lhakpa Tshering, and Mitra Mark Power Fri., Dec. 30, 2016 – Tues., Jan. 3, 2017 St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield, CT     What’s the perfect way to start a new year?Save the date! Please mark your calendars and spread the word about the 2016-17 […]

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Emotional Rescue

A Sneak Peak of What to Expect from Rinpoche’s New Book, Emotional Rescue  “The purpose of this book is to introduce certain methods for working with disturbing emotions so that gradually, step by step, we can move from being victims to partners to creative collaborators with these profound energies. When we bring awareness to our emotions, something […]

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Mitra Karl – Resurrecting Yogacara

Yogacara or Mind-Only – Public Talk with Mitra Karl Nalandabodhi Philadelphia was happy to host Mitra Karl Brunnholzl for his recent public talk titled Resurrecting Yogic Insights: Yogacara or Mind Only? Mitra Karl’s talk was co-hosted by Temple University’s Center for the Humanities. The Tibetan tradition usually speaks of four Buddhist schools: Vaibhashika, Sautrantika, “Mind Only School,” and Madhyamika, […]

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