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Songs of Realization: Sing-A-Long and Social — July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018
Nalanda West Dining Room

The buddhas surely do sing and dance.
To sing and dance is surely profound practice.
By practicing profound song and dance,
We reach enlightenment — how amazing!

— Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche

Buddhist teachings and spiritual experiences are often communicated through experiential songs. Inspired by Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, who teaches from the songs of Milarepa, Götsangpa, and other lineage masters, Christopher Stagg will lead us in song and connection.

Chris is a Tibetan translator and interpreter for Nalandabodhi and the Nitartha Institute, who has studied at Vajra Vidya Institute in Varanasi, India, and at Namo Buddha in Nepal. He recently translated The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa (Shambhala, 2018) under the direction of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. He has degrees in voice performance and music education.

All are welcome! Donations accepted for snacks and refreshments.


Presented by Nalandabodhi Seattle. This event is open to the public.

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Celebrate His Holiness Karmapa’s Birthday!


Join us in celebrating His Holiness the 17th Karmapa’s birthday on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Nalanda West. Liturgy starts at 7p followed by light refreshments. Please RSVP.

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Celebrate Rinpoche’s Birthday! — June 23, 2018

Private Nalandabodhi Seattle Event


Nalandabodhi Seattle members are cordially invited to celebrate Rinpoche’s birthday and 50th Year Enthronement. Please RSVP.

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Guru Rinpoche Feast — May 25, 2018


Join Nalandabodhi Seattle Sangha members in offering a Guru Rinpoche feast the day after Guru Rinpoche Day, Friday May 25th!

We will be doing an open, Guru Rinpoche feast practice. Although this feast has no requirements, it is limited to Nalandabodhi members.

Feast will start at 7:00 pm.
Setup and plating in the shrine room at 5:30 pm.
Please be in the shrine room and seated by 6:45 pm.

Please RSVP on the Nalanda West website by Wednesday, May 23rd below. A minimum $5 donation is requested for food and drink. Sponsorship is also greatly appreciated! If you would like to help with set up and/or tsok/torma making, email: ericflesher@gmail.com and plan on coming in early that evening.

Please donate $5 or more towards the cost of food and drink for the feast. Sponsorship is greatly appreciated!


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Shakyamuni Festival — May 29, 2018

BuddhaLiturgies & chants in Mahabodhi shrine room at Nalanda West, followed by celebration in the community room.

All are welcome!

A celebration of the life, enlightenment and parinirvana of the Buddha, also called Saka Dawa Düchen. A day to remember our good fortune in being able to study, meditate on, and practice the profound instructions given by Shakyamuni Buddha.

Nalanda West
May 29, 2018

Open to the public

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