Coming Up at Nalanda West

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Nalanda West offers eclectic and stimulating programs in art, music and meditation.  

Join us in January for a weekend retreat on calm-abiding (shamatha) meditation.  Our weekly offerings of group meditations and Tara practices also continue.

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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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Buddhism

Paramita of the Month: Patience

Patience isn’t the opposite of impatience as one might think. It is the opposite of anger, aggression. As our teachers often remind us, a moment of anger wipes out tonnes of merit.

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