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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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Quarterly Practice Day

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Nalanda West Saturday, 26 November 2016 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM Mitra Karl Teaching at 1:45 PM Please join fellow sangha brothers and sisters in our quarterly day of practice — a whole day where we meditate together, eat together, rest together, study together, meditate again, and dedicate the merit together.  Shamatha, Mahamudra, Ngondro and […]

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