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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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Tara Drupchen

October 28—30, 2016 10:00 am – 6:30 pm at Nalanda West For the first time, Nalandabodhi and Nalanda West are offering a Tara Drupchen. Nalandabodhi teachers will be preparing and presiding over this auspicious practice. The Drupchen will be a day-long event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 28—30, 2016; however, people may join on a […]

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Introduction to Buddhism

Wednesday Evenings, October 19, 2016 — February 8, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Nalanda West Introduction to Buddhism a 16-week cycle of teachings on introductory and foundational Buddhist topics. The introductory courses in the Nalandabodhi Path of Study explore the basic principles of Buddhism and lay the foundation for deeper studies, including being introduced to […]

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Hinayana Path and Fruition (HIN 202)

HIN202: September 12 to Nov 7, 2016 Mondays 7:00-8:30 PM Buddhism is not a religion in the usual sense of the word. It is a method of investigation that allows you to work skillfully with the positive potentials and negative energies of your own mind. The teachings of the Hinayana represent the most fundamental instructions […]

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