Welcome to Nalandabodhi, Center for American Buddhism ® Seattle
Nalandabodhi, Center for American Buddhism Seattle offers opportunities for students to study and practice Buddhism under the guidance of The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. As part of Nalandabodhi, an organization dedicated to continuing the lineage of Tibetan Buddhism internationally, we study and explore the teachings of The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and masters of the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as other lineage masters.
News & Upcoming Events
Weekly dharma talks and Q+A with Acharya Tashi Wangchuk. Free of charge. All are welcome!
A 16-week cycle of teachings on introductory and foundational Buddhist topics. All are welcome! These classes may be attended as a course or on a drop-in basis. The courses are free; donations are accepted.
The Nalandabodhi practice path begins with a basic resting meditation practice called calm-abiding or shamatha. Nalandabodhi, Center for American Buddhism Seattle holds meditation practice sessions most Sundays from 9:00am-noon in the main shrineroom. Everyone is welcome, and meditation instruction is available. See the calendar to confirm meditation practice schedule.
Join us to study the vast and profound path of the Great Vehicle. Engage in contemplation and discussion about compassion and the wisdom of interdependence and emptiness. All are welcome. Mondays at 7 pm.
The Paramita of the Month for May is meditation: "to meditate means to commit and to accustom oneself to meditation. It really means to train to settle."
The practice of Green Tara can help overcome fear and anxiety, enabling one to open up to one’s own heart of compassion. The practice consists of visualizations, songs, and prayers, composed by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche and Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.
Group meditation practice & discussion and an opportunity for anyone to meditate with others. Join us for 40 minutes of meditation, 20 minutes of discussion, Q & A
"All your donations are applied to the activities of the dharma, so therefore, it is a practice of generosity and an accumulation of merit." - Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, 11/2012