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Aspiring Kindly at Nalandabodhi Fourth Annual Winter Meditation Retreat

Thanks to all who worked to make it such a wonderful experience! Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen offered incisive and heartfelt teaching on Eight Verses for Training the Mind by Geshe Langri Thangpa. Acharya Lhakpa Tshering offered practical guidance on approaching meditation practice skillfully and with an attitude of compassion. Both teachers engaged us with their warm and […]

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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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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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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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