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Welcome to Nalandabodhi Philadelphia

A space for meditation. A center for study. A community that supports your desire to live more fully. Nalandabodhi Philly is all these things.

Nalandabodhi Philadelphia is home to a community of people who embrace the ancient yet timeless wisdom of the Buddha. Guided by our founder, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we offer classes in meditation and Buddhist philosophy. The benefits of these practices and studies are relevant and applicable to our everyday lives.

Whether you are interested in starting a meditation practice or have been a student of Buddhism for decades, we invite you to join us.

Sunday Meditation (Calm Abiding, with instruction if needed)

Sun., December 4, 2022 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am –

In the Mahayana teachings, we look at the possibility of limitless compassion and bodhichitta, the boundless intention to help all sentient beings. This motivation and its application are based on the crucial Mahayana notion that all sentient beings possess buddha nature, the potential to become a perfect buddha.

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Mahayana Course: Study and Discussion

Sun., December 4, 2022 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am –

In the Mahayana teachings, we look at the possibility of limitless compassion and bodhichitta, the boundless intention to help all sentient beings. This motivation and its application are based on the crucial Mahayana notion that all sentient beings possess buddha nature, the potential to become a perfect buddha.

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Sunday Meditation (Calm Abiding, with instruction if needed)

Sun., December 11, 2022 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am –

In the Mahayana teachings, we look at the possibility of limitless compassion and bodhichitta, the boundless intention to help all sentient beings. This motivation and its application are based on the crucial Mahayana notion that all sentient beings possess buddha nature, the potential to become a perfect buddha.

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