Category Archives: Path of Study

The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa: A New Translation

Saturday program & book signing 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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Hinayana: The Path of The Noble Ones

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  Wednesdays, May 10—August 23, 2017 7:00-8:30 PM Buddhism is not […]

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Mahayana: Compassion Without Limit

In the Mahayana teachings, we look at the possibility of limitless compassion and bodhichitta, the boundless intention to help all sentient beings. This motivation and its application are based on the crucial Mahayana notion that all sentient beings possess buddha nature, the potential to become a perfect buddha. The studies of personal selflessness in the […]

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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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