Study Buddhism!

Nalandabodhi Seattle and Nitartha Institute are offering several study options starting in September.

Curious about Buddhism? Introduction to Buddhism is a 16-week cycle of teachings on introductory and foundational Buddhist topics. We explore the basic principles of Buddhism and lay the foundation for deeper studies on the views of different Buddhist schools. This series begins Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and students can  choose to enroll or attend on a drop-in basis.

Want to deepen your knowledge about Buddhism, consciousness, and awareness? Nitartha Institute presents BUD 501 Mind & Its World I: Valid Cognition at Nalanda West starting Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

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