Category Archives: Path of Meditation

Quarterly Practice Day

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Nalanda West Saturday, 26 November 2016 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM Mitra Karl Teaching at 1:45 PM Please join fellow sangha brothers and sisters in our quarterly day of practice — a whole day where we meditate together, eat together, rest together, study together, meditate again, and dedicate the merit together.  Shamatha, Mahamudra, Ngondro and […]

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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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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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Paramita of the Month: Meditation

As we begin the month of May, we arrive at the penultimate of the six paramitas: meditation. Here are some texts to contemplate. The Bodhicharyavatara (excerpt) Shantideva After cultivating diligence, set your mind to concentrate, For those whose minds are slack and wandering Are caught between the fangs of the affliction. Verses on Work and […]

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