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.

Sunday Discussions with Acharya Tashi

Sunday discussions with Acharya Tashi return through Dec. 22, focusing on Gampopa Sönam Rinchen’s classic text, “The Jewel Ornament of Liberation,” which lays out the step-by-step path to buddhahood that is open to us all.

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Coming Up at Nalanda West

Looking for interesting programs that tweak your ordinary mind? Nalanda West offers eclectic and stimulating programs in art, music and meditation. Join us in November for a weekend mindfulness retreat with Robert Beatty, a dream yoga book discussion group, loving-kindness qigong, our mind-training book discussion group and our Introduction to Buddhism class series.

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Open Heart Circle

Sun., November 17, 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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Sangha Day

Sun., November 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm –   Join sangha friends for our monthly community meeting.  Share food and conversation at a  potluck brunch starting at noon, followed by our monthly meeting at 1 p.m.  All sangha members are welcome.

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Vajrayana 403 – Mahamudra

Mon., November 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm –

The Vajrayana courses in the Nalandabodhi Path of Study focus on the view of Vajrayana, introducing you to the different levels of the Vajrayana path as well as Mahamudra and Dzogchen.

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