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Paramita of the Month: Patience

March is here again and despite the blustery, wet weather we can also know that the spring that will soon arrive brings forth an abundance of the new. Some of these new situations will be joyful, others will test our patience. With that in mind, let’s practice the third of the paramitas, patience, which is […]

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Joins Us for a Zen Koan Retreat with John Tarrant Roshi

We welcome the public to join us for a special short sesshin with John Tarrant Roshi, co-hosted by Nalandabodhi Seattle and Pacific Zen Institute. Meeting the Golden Haired Lion Thursday evening 3/24/2016 — Sunday midday 3/27/2016 The Koan: A student asked Yunmen, “What is the pure and everlasting body of reality?” Yunmen said, “A fence […]

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Introduction to Buddhism

Wednesdays, March 23 — July 13, 2016  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Nalanda West  This will be 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 the […]

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One Common Thing

written by Diane Brooks Organized chaos prevails every Friday afternoon in the sprawling basement of Seattle’s University Temple United Methodist Church. Homeless denizens of the University District fill the high-ceilinged space, a much-appreciated refuge from the cold, drizzly winter weather. Volunteers hand out sandwiches and hot coffee; men and women await their turns for a […]

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The Heart Attack Sutra – Book Group

Book Group with Stephanie Johnston, Stuart Horn, and Steve Heck 8 Wednesdays in 2016 January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, and March 2, 9, 16 7:00-8:30 PM in the Vajra Spot at Nalanda West The Heart Sutra is no doubt one of the most famous and most recited texts throughout the Buddhist world. But […]

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