Category Archives: Path of Meditation

Lojong Retreat with Acharya Lhakpa in Philadelphia

Seven Points of Mind Training – Lojong Retreat Join us as we conclude our study of the Seven Points of Mind Training/Lojong series with a short retreat led by Acharya Lhakpa. The Lojong slogans of the Seven Points of Mind Training teachings are pith instructions for working with our mind in everyday situations. The study and practice of […]

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Working with Stress

How do we work with stress in our every day lives? Here in the West we are often directly confronted with the stress of our hectic day to day schedules. In between running from one thing to the next, working, child care, and just trying to make ends meet, we are often at a loss […]

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Meditation – Getting to Know our Ordinary Mind

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Getting to Know our Mind with the Practice of Meditation  The practice of meditation is basically a process of getting to know yourself. How do you do it? By becoming familiar with your mind. Normally the mind is a whirlwind of thought, and meditation is a practice that calms this down and helps us develop […]

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Acharya Lhakpa Tshering – An Interview

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Acharya Lhakpa is greatly loved by those of us studying and practicing in Nalandabodhi Philadelphia, New York, and Connecticut sanghas. Recently we interviewed Acharya about what makes the Nalandabodhi Courses, developed by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, unique and different.

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The Heart Sutra

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Heart Attack Sutra The radical message of the Heart Sutra, one of Buddhism’s most famous texts, is a sweeping attack on everything we hold most dear: our troubles, the world as we know it, even the teachings of the Buddha himself. Several of the Buddha’s followers are said to have suffered heart attacks and died […]

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