Introduction to Buddhism - Nalandabodhi Seattle

Introduction to Buddhism

Curious about Buddhism and the basic teachings in Buddhism? What is the cause of suffering and discontentment, and can we find a path that offers peace, happiness, and freedom from suffering?

Nalandabodhi Colorado is offering a series focused on the basic principles of Buddhism and foundational Buddhist topics.

The courses are based on talks by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, a contemporary Tibetan teacher and facilitated by senior students of Nalandabodhi Colorado.

We explore such topics as the Four Noble Truths, karma, egolessness, the purpose of mindfulness practices, and the path of meditation.  Each class starts with a brief, guided meditation, followed by talk and discussion. There are 4four courses in the Intro Series and each course runs four weeks.  These classes may be taken as a full course or attended on a drop- in basis. All are welcome!

The first course is The Life of the Buddha and the Spiritual Journey.

Offered online, via Zoom, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific time.

Suggested donation is $20 per course (includes 4 classes).

Classes run June 22, &29, and July 6 & 13.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.

We recommend purchasing the accompanying sourcebooks by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, available for purchase from the Nalanda bookstore. ($15 plus shipping)

Please join us and register now. If we get early RSVP’s we can order texts in advance, have a bulk order, and save on shipping.

Contact Steve Burden at for more information and/or to discuss alternate financial arrangements.5

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