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Towards an American Buddhism

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Dzochen Ponlop Rinpoche discusses the evolution of an American form of Buddhism…

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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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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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