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Introduction to the Path of Mindful Activity

Six Thursday evenings at Nalanda West March 9 through April 13, 2017 7:00–8:30pm This series is designed to help you integrate the fruits of study and practice into your daily life, and to explore the ways in which our activities can help us better understand the relevance of what we are learning in our studies and […]

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PoMA: Meal for Tent City #5

Our Nalandabodhi sangha has been given an opportunity to prepare and serve an evening meal to the residents of Tent City #5 (Interbay) on Sunday, February 12. We are pleased to present this opportunity for sangha members to extend their practice “off the cushion” and have arranged a couple different ways for you to contribute. […]

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Emotional Rescue Book Group

Five Wednesdays January 18 through February 15, 2017 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm “When we bring awareness to our emotions, something truly amazing happens. They lose their power to make us miserable.” — Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche In difficult times, we need tools for dealing with anger, fear, anxiety and sadness. Learn to work with a 3-step […]

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Support Warm Feet

Saturday, December 10, 2016 Join us in a PoMA Activity event distributing socks to the homeless: 10 AM — Talk and meditation on“Generosity and the Three Spheres” by Carmen Rumbaut 11 AM — Distribute socks to homeless 2 PM — Return to Nalanda West for debriefing, warm drinks, snacks and meditation Ways to participate: Contribute […]

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Mahayana: Compassion Without Limit

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. The studies of personal selflessness in the […]

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