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.

Coming up at Nalandabodhi Seattle

Open Heart Circle

Sun., May 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm –

Open Heart Circle practice is offered as part of Sunday Morning Meditation. This practice is an adapted Mahayana practice of sending and taking for all sentient beings who are ill, dying, or who have recently died. It helps us to develop an awareness of impermanence in daily life while awakening our innate loving kindness for ourselves and others.

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Mahayana: Compassion Without Limit

Mon., May 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm –

The studies of personal selflessness in the Hinayana are the jumping-off point for widening our vision to embrace the profound Mahayana selflessness of the “great emptiness” of all phenomena as well as the vast training and fruition of the path of a buddha-to-be. Join us in this updated and greatly revised version of the Nalandabodhi Mahayana Series with many new materials based on talks by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche.

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