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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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Hinayana Series: The Path of The Noble Ones

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Buddhism is a journey into the depths of one’s heart and mind, the inner reality of one’s essence, an exploration of who we are and what we are. This spiritual journey is nothing more and nothing less than discovering this inner reality. — Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche  HIN201: July 11 to August 29, 2016  (no class on […]

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Paramita of the Month: Transcendent Wisdom

June is the sixth month of the year, and its arrival brings heralds the sixth paramita of prajña, transcendent wisdom. The text below comes from H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s “The Heart of Compassion”. The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva TRANSCENDENT WISDOM (verse 30) In the absence of wisdom, perfect enlightenment cannot be attained Through the other […]

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