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 August for a contemplative collage workshop, our weekly group meditations and Tara practices, and our Sunday conversations with Acharya Tashi.

Click this link to visit the Nalanda West Events page.

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Buddhism

How to Relax in Mindfulness

Sometimes our mindfulness becomes too focused, too squeezed. Squeezed attention, right? When you focus too much on mindfulness, actually that can sometimes be counterproductive.

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Buddhism

Compassion 101

Often when we talk about compassion we ask, “How I can increase my compassion?” And the Buddhist teachings do say that we need to expand our compassion. But practically speaking, we need to increase our resilience and our heedfulness.

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General

Paramita of the Month: Joyful Diligence

The paramita for April is joyful diligence, sometimes referred to as exertion. This fourth paramita is about setting aside our egoic instincts and needs, experiencing a true, selfless bodhisattva joy when we engage in positive actions without any expectations or a need for self-satisfaction.

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