Category Archives: Path of Meditation

The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra with Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl

The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra Weekend teaching with Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl January 12—14, 2018 Friday, 7:00—8:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm Sunday, 10:00 am—12:00 noon The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra, one of the most famous and oft-recited Dzogchen texts, is a uniquely profound prayer because it simultaneously takes place on two distinct levels and also serves […]

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The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa: A New Translation

Saturday evening talk & reception with Chris Stagg Powerful and deeply inspiring, there is no book more beloved by Tibetans than The Hundred Thousand Songs, and no figure more revered than Milarepa, the great eleventh-century poet and saint. An ordinary man who, through sheer force of effort, faith, and perseverance, overcame nearly insurmountable obstacles on […]

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Knowing Oneself Meditation Class

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Wednesdays, August 2 – September 6, 2017 7:00 to 8:30 PM   The heart of every experience is fresh when we can embrace the present moment as it is. Meditation enables the thoughts that separate us from this reality to fall away. In this class we will explore using visual objects as the basis for […]

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Join Us for Quarterly Practice Day!

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Sunday, 23 April 2017 6:00am–6:00pm Nalanda West Nalandabodhi Seattle is hosting its Quarterly Practice Day on Sunday, 23 April 2017. As it falls on a Sunday this quarter, the morning silent meditation and lunch are also open to the public (6:00am–2:00pm). All other practices are for sangha members only. What a precious opportunity we have […]

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Introduction: Meditation without pressure

5 Wednesdays March 29–April 26, 2017 7:00–8:30pm The five-session Beginning Meditation class introduces those new to the practice of meditation to basic techniques for developing a calm body and a steady mind. We can make friends with our minds and become present to our lives through working with our breath. In meditation we discover how our conditioned […]

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