Category Archives: Path of Meditation

Winter Retreat 2018 for Seattle Nalandabodhi Sangha

December 21–27, 2018 Sangha members are invited to join us for the annual Nalandabodhi Seattle Winter Retreat. This retreat is an opportunity to deepen your practice and accumulate merit during the darkest days of the year. Except for chanting and individual practices, the morning sessions will be in silence. If you would like to umdze […]

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Introduction to Buddhism: September–December 2018

Introduction to Buddhism

Wednesday Evenings, September 5, 2018–December 19, 2018 7:00 pm–8:30 pm at Nalanda West Introduction to Buddhism is a 16-week cycle of teachings on introductory and foundational Buddhist topics. In this course we explore the basic principles of Buddhism and lay the foundation for deeper studies, including the introduction of the views of different Buddhist schools. All are […]

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The Fruits of Meditation Practice with Venerable Pannavati — March 27, 2018


We don’t really make a shift from me to other; the shift is made for us in the cultivation of practice. It’s like being on the shore and entering the ocean. As you wade into the water, the action of the waves begins to take over, and soon your feet aren’t even touching the bottom […]

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Milarepa, His Disciples, and the Yogic Tradition — April 13–15, 2018

There is no figure more revered by Tibetans 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 the spiritual path to achieve enlightenment in a single lifetime, he stands as an exemplar of what it is to lead a […]

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Four Foundations of Mindfulness — starting February 28, 2018

Whatever meditation practices we may do, they are all intended to increase our mindfulness and awareness, strengthen our sense of inner peace, and improve our ability to deal with our emotions as well. — Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche Four Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation Course 4 Wednesdays Evenings February 28–March 21, 2018 7:00–8:30 PM A meditation practice class […]

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