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Studying the Hinayana Teachings in Philadelphia!

Nalandabodhi Path of Study… Currently in Philadelphia we are studying the foundational teachings of the Buddhist tradition… From our main NB site: Buddhism is not a religion in the usual sense of the word. It is a method of investigation that allows you to work skillfully with the positive potentials and negative energies of your […]

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Birthday Offering for Khenpo Rinpoche

The birthday celebrations for DPR’s beloved teacher, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, are just around the corner. As some of our sangha depart for Nepal, we’d like to request your kind assistance (In other words, we really need your help!) For many years, Khenpo Rinpoche has put much love and attention in supporting female monastic practitioners. […]

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One Common Thing – Mindful Activity

Working Together to Benefit Kids in Philly Earlier this year, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche asked Nalandabodhi sangha directors worldwide to work together on a project that would have an impact in our local communities. As Rinpoche put it, “it would be good to do one common thing.” That’s how the name of this initiative was born. It was decided to celebrate One Common Thing on Lhabab […]

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Buddhism and Cultural Forms – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

In this video, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche discusses how to work with cultural forms in our attempt to access the genuine teachings of the Buddhist tradition.  In some ways, cultural forms can be beneficial but at times they can become and obstacle or trapping for us…

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Introduction to Buddhism in Philadelphia

Studying Buddhism in Philadelphia!   We recently began our latest round of the Nalandabodhi Study Path with the Introduction to Buddhism course in Philadelphia. The Nalandabodhi Introduction to Buddhism course explores the basic principles of Buddhism and lays the foundation for deeper studies, including being introduced to the views of the different philosophical schools of […]

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