Be Wise, Go Kind, Live Fully.

Welcome to Nalandabodhi Seattle

A space for meditation. A center for study. A community that supports your desire to live more fully. Nalandabodhi Seattle is all these things.

Nalandabodhi Seattle is home to a community of people who embrace the ancient yet timeless wisdom of the Buddha. Guided by our founder, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we offer classes in meditation and Buddhist philosophy. The benefits of these practices and studies are relevant and applicable to our everyday lives.

Through Nalanda West we offer weekend programs, residential practice retreats and artist residencies. In conjunction with Nitartha Institute, we offer advanced classes in traditional Buddhist philosophy.

Whether you are interested in starting a meditation practice or have been a student of Buddhism for decades, we invite you to join us.

Study Buddhism!

Nalandabodhi Seattle and Nitartha Institute are offering several study options starting in September. Nalandabodhi’s Introduction to Buddhism and Nitartha Institute’s Mind & Its World I: Valid Cognition both start in September 2019.

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Tara Drupchen 2019

Fri., September 20, 2019 – Sun., September 22, 2019 @ All Day –

We joyfully announce the fourth annual Tara Drupchen to be held by the Nalandabodhi International sangha. This practice intensively focuses on awakening the fearless and compassionate energy that is our mind’s true nature, as symbolized by Tara.

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Introduction to Buddhism

Wed., September 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm –

Introduction to Buddhism is a 16-week cycle of teachings on introductory and foundational Buddhist topics, exploring the basic principles of Buddhism.

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