Category Archives: Western Buddhism

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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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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Relating With The Wisdom And Power Of Emotions

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Washington D.C. – May 29 and 30th   Together with our sangha friends in Washington D.C., Nalandabodhi Philadelphia recently had the good fortune of hosting our teacher, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.  As usual, Rinpoche gave profound yet easy to grasp teachings on working with our minds emotions and bringing our everyday experience […]

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Mahayana 300 – Heart of Daring

Mahayana Study in Philadelphia! Sundays 1 – 230 PM – Yoga on Main In the Nalandabodhi Path of Study, our studies of selflessness in the Hinayana are the jumping off point for understanding Mahayana selflessness, which broadens the notion beyond personal selflessness into the vastness of mahashunyata, or the “great emptiness.” The Mahayana Courses begin with […]

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